| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:58 PM
Vance Downs vividly remembers the first time he met Doug McDermott.
"My first impression was, 'Wow, he's small!'" the longtime coach of Ames (Iowa) High said by phone. "His father told me he was the same size at Doug's age, maybe even a little smaller....
| Jul 1, 2014
| 7:30 PM
Derrick Rose arrived first, entering the United Center shortly after 9 a.m. Tuesday for a scheduled workout and rehabilitation session.
Joakim Noah was next, sauntering through a parking lot shortly after noon in baggy shorts.
A stretch luxury vehicle...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 4:24 PM
On Tuesday, Carmelo Anthony received the red carpet treatment as he made his first stop on his free agency tour in Chicago. While I'm certain the Bulls organization, including the front office, coach Tom Thibodeau and certain key players, did a great...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 12:10 PM
Another week, another Bulls mailbag. At least the questions have shifted these days from Derrick Rose’s rehab to Carmelo Anthony’s future -- mostly.
If I ask you for a percentage, what would it be for Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Love to play in...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 5:01 PM
The last summer of the Bulls inhabiting the Berto Center is the first summer of Derrick Rose's second act.
For weeks now, Rose has been playing five-on-five, taking full contact on his surgically-repaired knees and preparing to attend USA Basketball's...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Saturday’s news that the Bulls have engaged the Magic in trade talks for veteran swingman Arron Afflalo did little to change their goal of aggressively trying to overhaul the roster.
League sources said targeting Afflalo, who averaged a career-...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Derrick Rose returned to the practice court Wednesday with the Chicago Bulls' summer-league entry after experiencing no issues following Tuesday night's practice.
Rose is participating in the Bulls' three-day minicamp at the Berto Center but isn't...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 6:23 PM
Four years after LeBron James sat in a director's chair across from Jim Gray and picked the Miami Heat as a nation held its breath/stuck a finger down its throat, get ready for "The Decision: 2014!"
James presumably won't announce his intended...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Move over, Carmelo. NBA free agency just got a lot more interesting.
LeBron James has informed the Miami Heat he will opt out of the final two years of his contract, the team confirmed Tuesday. This places the NBA's best player into the open market on...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 7:18 PM
LAS VEGAS — In an elegant essay Friday penned with senior writer Lee Jenkins for Sports Illustrated, LeBron James announced he's going home to the Cavaliers.
The Cavaliers are talented but young and unproven. The Heat, though they retained Chris...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 6:47 AM
Maybe it’s just me, but it already feels like the Bulls are getting used by Carmelo Anthony.
There he was Sunday, Instagrammed in Air Jordan wear while seeing Paris with the Pippens, which pretty much covers the heart of the Bulls' six titles....
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:59 PM
Occasionally seen sitting courtside at Chicago Bulls games, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is a basketball fan.
So it stands to reason Emanuel is excited for Chicago to host the World Basketball Festival that Nike, the Jordan brand and USA Basketball is staging...