| 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-...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 7:36 PM
For some stupid reason, everybody in the Eastern Conference jockeyed to avoid the Bulls in the playoffs.
Everybody except the Wizards, that is, and now we see why.
They shredded the league’s best defense for 102 points and stopped the league&...
| May 1, 2014
| 8:08 PM
The Lakers might redefine the phrase "slow-speed chase."
They are in no hurry to fill the coaching vacancy created Wednesday by Mike D'Antoni's resignation and are planning a long search with many candidates.
George Karl, Jeff Van Gundy, Kurt Rambis...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 10:24 PM
It was about 15-6, Wizards, when TNT analyst and future Knicks coach Steve Kerr pointed out that the Bulls reached their ceiling during the regular season and didn't have much more to go on when it comes to the playoffs.
Other teams, however, do have...
| 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
| May 24, 2014
| 2:34 PM
The Lakers were well-represented on Friday at a BDA Sports workout in Santa Monica.
Featuring potential lottery prospects Aaron Gordon (Arizona) and Zach LaVine (UCLA), General Manager Mitch Kupchak and owner-executive Jim Buss were on hand to scout two...
| May 29, 2014
| 12:00 PM
Former Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers coach Vinny Del Negro is a serious candidate for the Minnesota Timberwolves' vacancy, according to multiple reports.
Sources told ESPN.com that Del Negro, who is also being considered for the Cleveland...
| 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...
| Apr 27, 2014
| 10:00 PM
This is a tale of two interviews. Well, two halves of the same interview.
The first, sunnier half is the best reason to talk to John Turturro (whose “Fading Gigolo,” which he wrote, directed and stars in, opens Friday): He’s been part...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 8:26 AM
Gregg Popovich has become just the third person ever to be named the NBA coach of the year three times.
Popovich, who coached the San Antonio Spurs to a league-best 62-20 record, joins Don Nelson and Pat Riley in that elite group.
He also won the...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:30 PM
CHICAGO — The Orlando Magic can breathe a sigh of relief.
They won't play another regular-season road game for at least six and a half months.
Their 2013-14 road slate ended Monday night with an ugly, turnover-filled 108-95 loss to the Chicago...