The Extra Pass: Winning regular season series doesn’t guarantee playoff success… but it doesn’t hurt
Apr 9, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
In the past three seasons, the team that has won the regular season series between teams has gone 23-11 in the playoffs when they meet.
Apr 7, 2014, 6:32 PM EDT
More signings to come?
Apr 7, 2014, 3:13 PM EDT
The Spurs have solidified themselves atop the NBA — if your team is going to win an NBA title they need to clear that bar because the Spurs aren’t coming back to the pack.
Apr 7, 2014, 12:59 PM EDT
Biased? Yes. Right? Maybe.
Apr 6, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Multiple teams will be interested in Pau Gasol when he becomes an unrestricted free agent this summer.
Apr 5, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT
Bulls luxury-tax concerns still aren’t completely out the window
Apr 4, 2014, 12:05 PM EDT
Will he get it?
Apr 4, 2014, 10:13 AM EDT
Maybe so another team can rescue them
Apr 4, 2014, 9:25 AM EDT
But it could help Indiana keep Lance Stephenson
Apr 3, 2014, 12:44 PM EDT
Potentially good news for Wizards
Apr 1, 2014, 8:44 AM EDT
The Bulls ball movement was crisp and that led to Taj Gibson throwing down all over
Apr 1, 2014, 12:01 AM EDT
Rajon Rondo was sidelined for a night, so he stepped into the broadcast booth and did a little color commentary. He was nice to everyone but didn’t give out any “Tommy points.”
Mar 31, 2014, 1:22 PM EDT
Don’t get any ideas. Unless…
Mar 31, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT
The Sixers win! The Sixers win! That was enough to move them out of the bottom spot of the PBT Power rankings for a week… which since they are not getting relegated is about the only excitement at the bottom of the table. At the top it is San Antonio then everybody else right now.…
Mar 31, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
Could he help the Timberwolves keep Kevin Love?
Mar 31, 2014, 2:08 AM EDT
Our quick look around the NBA, or what you missed while telling your wife to be you want to spend $3,000 to live tweet your wedding… LaMarcus Aldridge, Portland Trail Blazers. Aldridge returns to the lineup and the struggling Blazers rattle off three straight wins. It’s not a coincidence. Aldridge finished with 28 points (10-of-20…
Mar 26, 2014, 8:00 AM EDT
The Sixth Man of the Year award likely will come down to a two-man race.
Mar 25, 2014, 1:23 PM EDT
Despite rumors out of New York, Derrick Rose is not returning to the Bulls this season for the playoffs.
Mar 22, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT
It’s factually and subjectively wrong.
Mar 19, 2014, 1:51 PM EDT
The last summer Derrick Rose played for Team USA, he won a gold medal and then, in the ensuing NBA season, became the youngest MVP of all-time.
Mar 19, 2014, 9:45 AM EDT
This is what Phil Jackson must contend with.
Mar 15, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
There are plenty of players who make exaggerated vocal noise during the course of an NBA game, with Carlos Boozer of the Bulls perhaps heading up that very long list. While it’s accepted to a certain extent, it’s also nice to see a veteran of the game point out just how ridiculous it is. During…
Mar 15, 2014, 8:00 PM EDT
Joakim Noah receives a $500K bonus if he’s named to the All-NBA first team. Does he have a shot?
Mar 14, 2014, 4:59 PM EDT
For the big Thursday night game where the Bulls showed up ready to play and the Rockets just showed up, TNT mic’d up Carlos Boozer for the game. And he talked. And talked. And yelled “and one” at the top of his lungs. And talked. Tomike Shengelia doesn’t want to listen and Boozer keeps talking.…
Mar 14, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
In ESPN’s Fab Five documentary, Jalen Rose discussed how he felt about Duke while playing at Michigan. Rose: I hated Duke, and I hated everything I felt Duke stood for. Schools like Duke didn’t recruit players like me. I felt like they only recruited black players that were Uncle Toms. To many, that’s still the…
- Durant says 2014 USA team better than 2010 version that won gold 4
- Kevin Durant knows you’re talking about his free agency but isn’t giving many clues. He liked what LeBron did. 16
- Byron Scott makes ridiculous optimism sound reasonable 40
- Derrick Rose told Carmelo Anthony that if he came to Chicago “the game would be easy” 40
- LeBron James strips on stage, throws clothes into crowd (video) 23
- Is DeMarcus Cousins the big man Team USA can lean on? 19
- Lakers make it official — finally — and hire Byron Scott as head coach 13
- Derrick Rose: “I’ve become a smarter player, but I’m mad it took me seven years to learn it.” 29