| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:34 PM
On a recent trip to a Mexican restaurant in Chicago, Doug McDermott noticed someone in line staring at him.
"The guy was like, 'Wait, you're that 'McBuckets' guy,'" McDermott recalled last week in an interview on WGWG-FM. "That's when I knew the...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 9:29 PM
In December 2011, shortly after the lockout ended, Derrick Rose uttered a character-defining statement.
"I'm rolling with Keith," said Rose, the league's reigning most valuable player.
Keith was Keith Bogans, the oft-maligned, then-starting shooting...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:24 PM
Tom Thibodeau doesn't do gushing. The no-nonsense Bulls coach exists in a world of accountability and reality.
So while dismissing a question about whether his new player, Doug McDermott, is assured a rotation spot as a rookie with a typical "minutes...
| 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...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 4:17 PM
The 2014 NBA free-agency period is just hours away.
Teams may begin contacting free agents at 12:01 a.m. Tuesday, but no new free-agent deals can be signed — and no trades can be completed — until July 10.
The Magic are going to need to...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 10:02 PM
On the sixth anniversary of selecting Derrick Rose, the Bulls didn’t have the No. 1 pick in Thursday’s NBA draft.
But they own a No. 1 target. And he was drafted third overall 11 years ago.
Everything the Bulls do these days has free-...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 8:21 AM
The Bulls will open NBA Summer League play in Las Vegas on July 12 at 7:30 p.m. against the Clippers.
All teams are guaranteed five games in the tournament format, used for the second straight year. The Bulls also will face the Nuggets at 7 p.m. Central...
| Jun 23, 2014
On Feb. 18, 2010, the Bulls traded John Salmons and two second-round picks to the Bucks for Joe Alexander and Hakim Warrick and their expiring contracts.
Hours later, they sent Tyrus Thomas to the Bobcats for two more expiring deals — Flip...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 6:06 PM
Count coach Mike Krzyzewski as one of many Chicagoans hoping to see Derrick Rose return to form.
Rose was named Monday as one of 19 players on the USA World Cup national team training camp roster, which will practice in Las Vegas from July 28 to Aug....
| Jul 10, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Carmelo Anthony’s agonizing extended into another day.
Despite reports Anthony would make his return to the Knicks official on Thursday, the Bulls still hadn’t been notified of the All-Star forward’s intentions as the first full day of...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 8:22 PM
WASHINGTON — In a season where overcoming odds has been the norm, the Bulls' trademark defiance ceded to disappointment Sunday afternoon.
"It's very disappointing to get in a hole like that," coach Tom Thibodeau said.
Playing without the...
| May 20, 2014
| 7:28 PM
By the time this mailbag is fully answered, Tom Thibodeau may or may not be linked to a job at Salem (Mass.) State, his Division III alma mater. On to your questions:
What’s the status of Thibodeau and why so many rumors? -- Jim, Chicago