| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:17 PM
In a question-and-answer column in Sunday's Cleveland Plain Dealer, a reader wanted to know how new Cavaliers forward Luol Deng stacked up at his position.
"Where would you rank (Deng) among the top small forwards in the league today?'' a Cavs fan named...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Running off at the typewriter …
Why would Florida State defensive coordinator Jeremy Pruitt leave the Seminoles after one season — and a national-championship season at that — to make a lateral move to Georgia? Hard to figure, but one...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 11:15 AM
Chicago Bulls management wants the the team to take part in the tanking epidemic in the NBA, but former Orlando Magic coach Stan Van Gundy says Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau would never take part in such a practice.
The Bulls, of course, have lost...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Up in Section 310 of the United Center, garbage man Brandon Keymon capped what he called the perfect day off with his son by watching the Bulls lose 102-88 to the Wizards from seats that cost $44.
Keymon made the trip Monday night from Braidwood,...
| Jan 11, 2014
| 7:38 AM
So there was Tom Thibodeau on Tuesday, talking through gritted teeth about the Chicago Bulls' luxury-tax dump of Luol Deng, and it was clear all was not right between coach and general manager.
And then, hours later, there was Erik Spoelstra...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 5:56 AM
Derrick Rose is not coming back as DERRICK ROSE, all caps.
It was obvious after he suffered a season-ending knee injury in Portland almost seven weeks ago, his second season-ending knee injury in the last two seasons that his brother has let him play....
| Jan 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Every smile on Bulls executive vice president John Paxson's face Tuesday at the United Center looked forced, every stab at enthusiasm sounded fake.
Seldom will a professional in any line of work project such woe after doing a job so well.
| Dec 11, 2013
| 8:02 AM
You could look at the box score and see that Carlos Boozer was the only Bulls starter available, and you could think, hey, it’s only the pathetic Bucks and it’s in the United Center.
You could look at the box score and see that Boozer went...
| Dec 8, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Two of the main reasons Mike Dunleavy spurned more money elsewhere to sign with the Bulls last summer were to play with Derrick Rose and for a winner.
Playing with Rose, at least for the first half of Dunleavy's two-year, $6.5 million deal, is gone. The...
| Dec 4, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Ringling Bros. could have used Luol Deng when the circus was in town last week.
The 28-year-old forward has been juggling roles in the wake of Derrick Rose's season-ending injury last month. His latest position: the Bulls' go-to guy.
| Nov 26, 2013
On the day Bulls superstar Derrick Rose's professional career peaked nearly two years ago at the Berto Center, he gave his mother, Brenda, a look that suggested it doesn't get any better than this.
But who really thought basketball wouldn't for the...
| Nov 25, 2013
| 10:50 PM
Derrick Rose's comeback turned out to be a cameo, and the Chicago Bulls' worst nightmare became a reality again.
The Bulls' hopes about contending for a championship this season took a serious hit. Their long-term plans appear to be up in the air too....