| 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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 7:27 PM
With the TV cameras turned off and the dais disassembled, Tom Thibodeau stood on the Berto Center court on July 9, 2010 and exhaled.
“I certainly don’t look at Carlos as a consolation prize,” the Bulls’ coach said in a quiet...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 7:00 AM
The Bulls lose out on the prime free agents, settle for a big man whose defense is questionable and explain that Derrick Rose and the team’s depth will be the stars.
Welcome back to the 2010-11 season.
After LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:14 PM
An 82-game regular season and postseason slog, not to mention Derrick Rose's knees, will determine whether the 2014-15 Bulls are championship contenders.
But at least one thing is certain: The players they pursued in free agency believe they are....
| Jul 14, 2014
| 7:32 AM
Stop me if you’ve heard this before:
The best player on the planet is a free agent, but doesn’t choose Chicago.
Another dynamic offensive player is a free agent, but doesn’t choose Chicago.
And so, the Bulls settle for a big man...
| 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 14, 2014
| 10:13 AM
Could Mike James, Lou Amundsen and Ronnie Brewer be crucial to landing Carmelo Anthony?
If that sounds crazy, so once did the idea of Anthony leaving $129 million on the table to bolt the Knicks.
But just more than two weeks before the start of NBA...
| 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...
| 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 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...