Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

| Feb 2, 2016

Hoop sage Bach lived incredible life

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You probably don’t know Johnny Bach. You’ve seen him, the ruddy-faced guy with the stern demeanor sitting on the bench of the champion Chicago Bulls next to Phil Jackson in the 1990s, steely grey eyes fixed on the defensive play, his “Doberman defense” as ...

Cavaliers lose in Lue's first game as coach

Jan 24, 2016

Cavaliers lose in Lue's first game as coach

They changed coaches. Everything else about the Cavaliers looked the same. And as if they don’t have enough problems, new coach Tyronn Lue said they’re out of shape. Lue didn’t make much of a difference in his coaching debut for Cleveland, as Pau Gasol ...

Curry, Warriors crush Bulls

Jan 21, 2016

Curry, Warriors crush Bulls

Stephen Curry glanced at the “72” banner hanging from the rafters during the morning shootaround. A number that for two decades seemed unattainable just might be in reach for the Warriors if they keep playing this way. Curry scored 25 points, and Golden State ...

Bulls run past Celtics to sixth straight victory

Jan 8, 2016

Bulls run past Celtics to sixth straight victory

Pau Gasol was so in tune he gave a performance even one of the greatest tenors could appreciate. Gasol had 17 points and 18 rebounds with Placido Domingo looking on, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Boston Celtics 101-92 on Thursday night for their ...

Butler eclipses Jordan's mark during victory over Raptors

Jan 4, 2016

Butler eclipses Jordan's mark during victory over Raptors

For one half, Jimmy Butler was better than Michael Jordan. That’s all it was, Butler said. One half. Still, it was an amazing run. Butler broke the Hall of Famer’s team record for points in a half, scoring 40 of his 42 after the ...

Bulls shut down Thunder

Dec 26, 2015

Bulls shut down Thunder

The Chicago Bulls were angry and on edge after three straight losses. They channeled those emotions into one of their best wins of the season. Jimmy Butler scored 23 points, and Pau Gasol had 21 points and 13 rebounds in the Bulls’ 105-96 victory ...

Pistons outlast Bulls in 4OT

Dec 19, 2015

Pistons outlast Bulls in 4OT

Andre Drummond didn’t have to say much to describe this four-overtime marathon. He could have stopped after the first word. “Wow,” he said. “I don’t have any words for that one.” Wow pretty much sums it up. Drummond had 33 points and 21 rebounds, ...

Bulls beat Clippers, snap 3-game losing streak

Dec 11, 2015

Bulls beat Clippers, snap 3-game losing streak

This time, the Chicago Bulls dug in. They let a big lead slip away in the second half, but made just enough plays down the stretch to win a game they needed in a big way. Pau Gasol scored 24 points and the Bulls ...

Warriors outrun Bulls to go 14-0

Nov 21, 2015

Warriors outrun Bulls to go 14-0

Until a couple of games ago, Stephen Curry really hadn’t thought much about making more NBA history. Now, Curry and the Golden State Warriors are right on the cusp of adding another accomplishment in an incredible year. Curry scored 27 points and the defending ...

Rose scores 29 as Bulls hold off late charge by Thunder

Nov 6, 2015

Rose scores 29 as Bulls hold off late charge by Thunder

The Chicago Bulls let the lead slip away. Derrick Rose wouldn’t let the game get away, too. Rose came up big down the stretch to score 29 points and Jimmy Butler added 26 to lead the Bulls to a 104-98 victory over Kevin Durant ...