| Jun 30, 2014
| 5:03 PM
As Doug McDermott sifted through his congratulatory text messages from draft night, one from Brazil stood out.
Even while attending the World Cup, Warriors forward Harrison Barnes couldn't contain his excitement for his former Ames (Iowa) High teammate....
| Jun 29, 2014
| 7:21 PM
Sunday's news that Chris Bosh has followed Heat teammates LeBron James and Dwyane Wade by opting out of his contract gives Heat President Pat Riley the chance to retool his team.
It also limits the Heat's ability to add Carmelo Anthony, which Riley...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 5:53 PM
In 2010, the Bulls entered free agency with roughly $32 million of salary-cap space and a ready-to-win roster.
This summer, the ready-to-win roster remains. Drop the cap space by roughly $20 million, though, and that would be factoring an amnesty...
| 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
| 9:39 PM
General manager Gar Forman said the Bulls liked Cameron Bairstow so much that they considered trading up in the second round to get the power forward.
Instead, some snooping around allowed them to discern he would be there at No. 49, where the Bulls...
| 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 25, 2014
| 5:55 PM
As a former college assistant coach and recruiter, Gar Forman lives for draft day.
The Bulls' general manager loves working his college contacts, trying to navigate the maze of misinformation to land a rotation player or — better yet —...
| Jun 24, 2014
| 3:17 PM
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NBA roundup: James to test free agent waters
LeBron James is opting out of the final year of his contract with the Miami Heat to become an unrestricted free agent on July 1.
James, forward Chris Bosh and guard Dwyane Wade can all opt...
| 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 10, 2014
| 10:47 AM
With just over two weeks until the NBA draft, the questions aren’t stopping. Neither are the answers.
Melo or Love? I would actually prefer Melo. The Bulls need someone they can throw the ball to in the post and get a bucket during the playoffs....
| Apr 25, 2014
| 9:18 PM
WASHINGTON — Throughout this season, at points where matters looked most dire, Tom Thibodeau would cite the losses of Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and talk about the Bulls' fight.
Never has that trait been more impressively on display than Friday...
| May 22, 2014
| 11:17 AM
Orlando Magic guard Victor Oladipo has been named to the 2013-14 NBA All-Rookie First Team, league officials announced moments ago.
Philadelphia 76ers point guard Michael Carter-Williams, Utah Jazz point guard Trey Burke, Brooklyn Nets center Mason...