Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Jan 23, 2015

Focused Bulls pound Spurs

Derrick Rose drove hard to the rim. The defense was at its stifling, suffocating best. More than anything, the swagger was back and so were the Bulls. Rose scored 22 points and struggling Chicago beat the San Antonio Spurs 104-81 on Thursday night. The ...

Gasol torches Bucks for 46

Jan 11, 2015

Gasol torches Bucks for 46

The Chicago Bulls went right inside to Pau Gasol on their first possession, and just kept feeding the big man. There was no reason to go anywhere else. Gasol had a career-high 46 points to go along with 18 rebounds, and the Bulls bounced ...

Wall gets win over Rose

Jan 10, 2015

Wall gets win over Rose

First, Chris Paul. Then Derrick Rose. John Wall has erased a pair of major o-fers against two of the top point guards in the NBA. Wall beat Rose head-to-head for the first time Friday night, getting 16 points and 12 assists in a 102-86 ...

Bulls ride Rose's scoring surge to down Nuggets

Jan 2, 2015

Bulls ride Rose's scoring surge to down Nuggets

Derrick Rose made up for all those misses with a bunch of big shots down the stretch. There was a quite a struggle. Then there was quite a transformation. Rose scored 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, and the Chicago Bulls ...

Warriors stretch victory streak to 12

Dec 7, 2014

Warriors stretch victory streak to 12

Steve Kerr called himself the luckiest coach in the NBA. In his first coaching job, his Golden State Warriors have set a franchise record with their 12th straight victory and improved to a league-best 10-1 on the road. “They’re easy to coach. They’re really ...

Rose impresses on first day of Team USA training camp

Jul 29, 2014

Rose impresses on first day of Team USA training camp

Derrick Rose says he feels old. The 25-year-old point guard’s rigorous play on Monday during the U.S. basketball team’s first practice dictated otherwise. “I was joking with Kyle Korver, I told him ‘I’m getting old, man. I’ve got to stretch, I’ve got to use ...

May 3, 2014

Bulls' Noah has knee surgery

Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah underwent arthroscopic left knee surgery on Friday and is expected to spent the next eight to 12 weeks rehabilitating and recovering. The operation was performed by team physician Brian Cole only days after the Bulls were eliminated by the ...

Wizards outlast Bulls in overtime to take 2-0 lead in series

Apr 23, 2014

Wizards outlast Bulls in overtime to take 2-0 lead in series

This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed. Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 points in overtime and the Wizards beat ...

Wizards stage late comeback

Apr 21, 2014

Wizards stage late comeback

Nene started thinking about how it would all unfold in the middle of the night. No way could he have scripted it any better than this. Nene dominated with 24 points, Trevor Ariza scored 18, and the Washington Wizards rallied from 13 down to ...