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Iman Shumpert’s ideal summer comes to screeching DUI halt
Iman Shumpert should’ve hit the brakes on his seemingly perfect summer. The Cleveland Cavaliers guard was arrested on Aug. 10 outside Atlanta on suspicion of DUI, the team announced Friday morning. Shumpert, 26, initially was pulled over by Fayette County police for a lane violation. The Cavaliers said no court date has been set and...
30 points by New York Post | National Basketball Association Music video NBA Finals Cleveland Cavaliers Chicago Bulls Cleveland Eastern Conference LeBron James
Jerry Reinsdorf's competitiveness a big reason he's Hall of Fame bound
Calling himself "just a business guy," Jerry Reinsdorf continued to downplay his Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame induction that will become official Friday. He continued to tout longtime Bulls general manager Jerry Krause's overlooked candidacy for the same honor. Freshly minted in his Hall of...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls 2009 NBA Playoffs Michael Jordan 2008–09 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team Shaquille O'Neal Jerry Krause Miami Heat
Shaq, Iverson, Ming headline ‘extraordinary’ Hall class
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. – The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame will soon welcome two of the sport’s game-changing stars – one big and one small.Shaquille O’Neal and Allen Iverson headline the Class of 2016 which will be enshrined Friday night. Joining them in the 10-member class will be NBA and...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Shaquille O'Neal NBA All-Rookie Team Basketball Houston Rockets Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association LeBron James Chicago Bulls
Sneed: Former Irish president dropping in to raise money
Begorrah! Sneed is told Ireland’s former President Mary Robinson hits town next week to raise big bucks to build the country’s first presidential library. Hers. • Backshot: Robinson, who was Ireland’s first female president and served from 1990-97, made headlines in 1993 as the first serving Irish president to go to England and meet Queen Elizabeth in hopes of […]
30 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Rod Blagojevich Rahm Emanuel Chicago Bulls Illinois Republic of Ireland Yolanda Adams Hyatt Michael Madigan
Izzo appreciates Hall of Fame cast
Izzo was relishing every moment on Thursday as he was presented his jacket for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Shaquille O'Neal 2007–08 NBA season Chicago Bulls 2005–06 NBA season National Basketball Association Kobe Bryant Basketball 2002–03 NBA season
Police seek serial robber who hit 3 businesses in 2 days

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Philadelphia 76ers re-sign veteran F Elton Brand
The Sports Xchange The Philadelphia 76ers re-signed free agent forward Elton Brand on Wednesday.
-1 points by UPI | Chicago Bulls Philadelphia 76ers Los Angeles Clippers National Basketball Association Elton Brand United Press International International News Service News World Communications
Looking dispirited, Pistons crushed by lowly Magic
It’s another game, another lackluster shooting effort and dreadful defensive effort for the Pistons.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Orlando Magic Stan Van Gundy National Basketball Association Miami Heat Detroit Pistons Chicago Bulls Shaquille O'Neal Three-point field goal
Charles Oakley greeted by James Dolan cutout at strip club party
A life-sized cutout of James Dolan greeted Charles Oakley at Headquarters Gentlemen's Club
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Will alum Patrick Ewing be Georgetown Hoyas' next head coach?
Georgetown legend Patrick Ewing is among the candidates under consideration to become the school's next head coach, multiple outlets reported Friday.
-1 points by UPI | Patrick Ewing New York Knicks Georgetown University National Basketball Association Orlando Magic Big East Conference Chicago Bulls John Thompson
Jerry Krause played his part, but Michael Jordan was source of Bulls' greatness
Jerry Krause said he would win a championship without Michael Jordan. He did not. Jordan scoffed at the chubby little fellow he called "Crumbs," but Jordan did not win a championship without Krause either. And now that Jordan has had time enough to do what Krause used to do, he has not managed...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Dennis Rodman Scottie Pippen Hakeem Olajuwon All-NBA Team African American basketball players 50 Greatest Players in NBA History
NBA: The Nets have their first winning streak of the season after beating Suns
Brook Lopez scored 19 points, K.J. McDaniels had a season-high 16 and the host Brooklyn Nets beat the Phoenix Suns, 126-98, on Thursday night to give them consecutive victories for the first time this season. Trevor Booker added 14 points for the league-worst Nets (15-56), who beat Detroit on...
2 points by Los Angeles Times | Portland Trail Blazers San Antonio Spurs National Basketball Association 2006–07 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team Phoenix Suns Chicago Bulls New York Knicks
Adam Silver in no-win situation with NBA’s resting superstars
These are the souls that try men’s times. Best wishes and sympathies to NBA commissioner Adam Silver, now stuck up a well-known creek without a paddle. Starting with the mid-1980s arrival of Michael Jordan, when Silver was in his 20s, the NBA, its TV partners and advertisers determined it would sell individual stars as opposed...
-1 points by New York Post | Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan National Basketball Association Philadelphia 76ers Wilt Chamberlain
Kenny Atkinson glad to have his ‘starting quarterback’ back
Think of it as the Nets getting their equivalent of Eli Manning back Thursday. Coach Kenny Atkinson loves football analogies, loves the toughness and competitiveness of football players. That’s what he sees in a way when he has point guard Jeremy Lin on the court. “More than his talent, more than his experience, I just...
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Robin Lopez stars in Bulls' Snapchat musical
The Bulls are coming up with the most creative Snapchat Stories.         
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Playoff push: DeRozan, Raptors take down Heat
DeMar DeRozan scored 40 points, and Toronto erased an early 15-point deficit to beat Miami 101-84         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Miami Heat National Basketball Association Toronto Raptors 2006–07 NBA season Toronto Orlando Magic Chicago Bulls 1998–99 NBA season
Bulls 117, Pistons 95
-2 points by The Detroit News | National Basketball Association Boston Celtics 2009 NBA Playoffs Chicago Bulls 2006 NBA Draft Detroit Pistons Chicago Basketball
Beard: Reasons behind Pistons’ woes are plentiful
Two of the biggest ones are easy to identify — lack of a point guard, and lack of a true leader.        
-1 points by The Detroit News | New York Knicks Orlando Magic National Basketball Association Miami Heat Stan Van Gundy Chicago Bulls Pat Riley Jeff Van Gundy
Bulls' Nikola Mirotic intent on salvaging erratic season with strong finish
As a second wave of reporters surrounded Nikola Mirotic in the Bulls locker room after his strong performance Wednesday night against the Pistons, he was more than happy to keep the answers coming."Hopefully I will see you guys again next game," Mirotic said. "I'm looking forward to that."That...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Miami Heat 2008–09 NBA season 2009 NBA Playoffs NBA Playoffs Shaquille O'Neal 2006 NBA Playoffs 2004–05 NBA season Chicago Bulls
Dwyane Wade and Gabrielle Union won't 'stick to sports' - nor should they
Dwyane Wade strolled through a sea of admirers and photographers, a Bulls guard looking more like a movie star. He wore shades indoors and a cream-colored outfit so his black Wade 5 "All-Star" shoes — publicly unveiled this weekend — would pop, as they say. Those were the obvious contrasts, but...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | 2009 NBA Playoffs 2008–09 NBA season 2010 NBA All-Star Game Chicago Bulls 2006–07 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team LeBron James Dwyane Wade
It's time for Knicks to hire Patrick Ewing
The first Knick who should truly be welcomed home is No. 33, whether No. 34 makes it back first or not.
5 points by Daily News | New York Knicks National Basketball Association New York Yankees Chicago Bulls Jeff Van Gundy Michael Jordan Madison Square Garden Houston Rockets
Knicks legend would love it if Phil Jackson were coaching the team
NEW ORLEANS — Knicks legend Willis Reed knows what ails the franchise — not having Phil Jackson as its head coach. Attending the Hall of Fame press conference Saturday, Reed, a Louisiana resident, told The Post that Jackson has assembled enough talent to win but needs a great coach. A coach like Jackson. Reed never...
62 points by New York Post | New York Knicks Los Angeles Lakers Phil Jackson National Basketball Association Charles Oakley NBA Finals Chicago Bulls Red Auerbach
Moving Carmelo Anthony to Celtics makes most sense for Knicks
If Anthony calls being named Love's All-Star replacement "a downer" one can only imagine what he thinks of the Knicks.
2 points by Daily News | 2007–08 NBA season NBA All-Rookie Team 2008–09 NBA season Chicago Bulls LeBron James New York Knicks Boston Celtics African American basketball players
Silver: NBA will keep eye on state's inclusion policies
The NBA is continuing to monitor how states are handling laws regarding the protections of transgender people         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | New York Knicks Chicago Bulls Madison Square Garden Africa Major League Baseball All-Star Game NBA All-Star Game National Football League National Basketball Association
Carmelo Anthony finds joy in All-Star festivities despite trade rumors
Anthony was named to his 10th All-Star team after Kevin Love's knee injury.         
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Gordon Hayward achieves NBA All-Star goal, soaks in 'surreal experience'
The Utah Jazz forward worked hard to get to New Orleans this weekend as a first-time All-Star.
5 points by Boston Herald | National Basketball Association Los Angeles Clippers Kobe Bryant Utah Jazz Los Angeles Lakers Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Basketball
Bobby Portis comes up big in Bulls' dramatic victory over Celtics
With the NBA's All-Star Game break officially on, Bulls players scattered for parts mostly unknown after their dramatic 104-103 victory over the Celtics on Thursday night at the United Center. If Bobby Portis had his druthers, the Bulls would be right back in action Friday. That will happen when...
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Celtics fall at end to Bulls
CHICAGO — Marcus Smart heard Jimmy Butler’s voice first, not referee Zach Zarba’s whistle.“When Jimmy shot the ball I heard him scream, ‘No foul?’ ” said Smart while slumped in front of his locker last night as teammates filed out to begin the All-Star break. “As soon as he said that the whistle blew and I looked. And I saw him raise his hand up with the foul. And I just couldn’t believe it. But he made the call, so you have to live with it.”
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NBA: Jimmy Butler boosts Bulls in the final moments
Jimmy Butler made two free throws with 0.9 seconds left to lift the host Chicago Bulls to a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night. Butler was touched on the right elbow by Marcus Smart on a jumper at the final horn, drawing a foul. Like Boston’s Isaiah Thomas, Butler had 29...
-2 points by Los Angeles Times | Boston Celtics National Basketball Association Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia 76ers Chicago Bulls Eastern Conference Left-wing politics Political spectrum
Controversial foul call helps Bulls to 104-103 win over Celtics
CHICAGO – Jimmy Butler made two free throws with 0.9 seconds left after a controversial foul was called to lift the Chicago Bulls to a 104-103 victory over the Boston Celtics on Thursday night.Butler’s foul shots capped a memorable duel with fellow All-Star Isaiah Thomas in the NBA’s final game befo...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | 2009 NBA Playoffs Boston Celtics 2008–09 NBA season National Basketball Association Basketball Wilt Chamberlain 2006–07 NBA season Chicago Bulls
The scout who knew Porzingis, Hernangomez would be stars
NEW ORLEANS — Embattled Knicks president Phil Jackson should draw some pride watching Friday’s Rising Stars Challenge during All-Star Weekend. Center Willy Hernangomez and power forward Kristaps Porzingis — the Knicks’ frontcourt of the future — will suit up for the World Team. Scott Roth, a Timberwolves scout, feels proud, too. “When I walked in...
-2 points by New York Post | Basketball Chicago Bulls National Basketball Association Point guard Michael Jordan New York Knicks
What is Cubs catcher Miguel Montero saying and why?
Wait, so now catcher Miguel Montero is saying his comments made on the day of the Cubs’ World Series parade about Joe Maddon’s use of him in the postseason were misunderstood? Hmmm, I think this comment he made to WMVP-AM 1000 is quite clear: “I think the toughest part for me is they never communicated...
13 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls Miami Heat Critical thinking National Basketball Association Dwyane Wade New York Knicks Communication 2008–09 NBA season
New York Knicks' Carmelo Anthony replaces injured Kevin Love on All-Star roster
The Sports Xchange New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony has been named by NBA Commissioner Adam Silver to replace injured Eastern Conference All-Star reserve Kevin Love.
-2 points by UPI | National Basketball Association Charles Barkley Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls New Orleans Hornets Denver Nuggets United Press International Philadelphia 76ers
Westbrook scores 38 in triple-double as Thunder top Knicks
OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook closed out the first half in familiar fashion — with a triple-double and a win.Westbrook scored 38 points and posted his 27th triple-double of the season to help the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the New York Knicks 116-105 on Wednesday night.Westbrook moved into sole possession of third place for the most triple-doubles in a season, behind Oscar Robertson's 41 in 1961-62 and Wilt Chamberlain's 31 in 1967-68. The star guard had 14 rebounds and 12 assists in the 64th triple-double of his career.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Chicago Bulls New York Knicks National Basketball Association NBA Finals Wilt Chamberlain 2009 NBA Playoffs African American basketball players Los Angeles Lakers
Everett’s Nerlens Noel taking his next shot with the 76ers
Nerlens Noel dominated high school basketball gyms across New England, but if you saw the Everett native playing against the Celtics at the Garden last night, you may have noticed something different about his game.The Philadelphia 76ers center has a completely different shot than he once did.When Noel came into the NBA, he was sidelined his entire first season with a torn ACL. No bother, 76ers coach Brett Brown had a plan to make sure it wasn’t simply wasted time.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Basketball Wilt Chamberlain Michael Jordan High school Chicago Bulls Julius Erving National Basketball Association Free throw
Lakers blown out again, this time by lowly Suns, 137-101
Lakers assistant coach Brian Shaw fell ill before Wednesday night’s game against the Phoenix Suns and was unable to make it to the bench in Talking Stick Resort Arena. He might have been the lucky one. At least the former Lakers star did not have to witness a 137-101 drubbing at the hands of the...
79 points by Los Angeles Times | Chicago Bulls Basketball Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix Suns National Basketball Association Slam dunk Phoenix Arizona American films
Warriors' Draymond Green: Knicks owner has 'slave-master mentality'
The Sports Xchange Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green said New York Knicks owner James Dolan used "slave master mentality."
-2 points by UPI | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden National Basketball Association Charles Oakley Cablevision Golden State Warriors Chicago Bulls Manhattan
GarPax have mandate to rebuild, which starts with trading Jimmy Butler
In happier and healthier times, Bulls officials and Jimmy Butler might sit down to discuss the merits of skipping Sunday's All-Star Game to rest a sore heel — referring to his right foot, not Butler. The heel contusion caused Butler to miss four of five games before he returned Tuesday night to...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls Cleveland Cavaliers LeBron James John Paxson Michael Jordan 1984 NBA Draft 2002 NBA Draft 2005 NBA Draft
Bulls beat Raptors for 11th straight time, 105-94
CHICAGO — Doug McDermott and Jimmy Butler can't explain the Chicago Bulls' recent mastery over the Toronto Raptors. They only hope it continues.McDermott scored 20 points, Butler had 19 points and 12 assists in his return to the lineup, and the Bulls beat the Raptors for the 1th straight time, 105-94 on Tuesday night.In his last four games against Toronto, McDermott averaged 24.0 points on 62 percent in the field.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Chicago Bulls 2009 NBA Playoffs 2006 NBA Draft National Basketball Association 2008–09 NBA season Miami Heat 2006–07 NBA season Orlando Magic
AP source: Oakley’s ban from Madison Square Garden lifted
NEW YORK – Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden, though the former New York Knicks star says he wants an apology before he would return.MSG chairman James Dolan banned Oakley last week, two days after the former power forward had an altercation with security guards while attending...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Cablevision Latrell Sprewell National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls John Starks New York Rangers
Bulls' implausible dominance over Raptors continues for 11th straight game
Some things in the NBA can be hard to explain, like Phil Jackson's tweets or Robin Lopez's hairstyle. And so it has been with the Bulls' stranglehold on the Raptors, even as the latter moved into the realm of Eastern Conference elite. The inexplicable repeated itself Tuesday night at the United...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Basketball Chicago Bulls Dwane Casey African American basketball players Miami Heat 2008–09 NBA season
Jimmy Butler returns to help Chicago Bulls beat Toronto Raptors
By Jack McCarthy, The Sports Xchange CHICAGO -- Jimmy Butler says there are different ways to change a game.
-2 points by UPI | Chicago Bulls 2009 NBA Playoffs National Basketball Association 2006 NBA Draft 2008–09 NBA season 2006–07 NBA season Toronto Raptors Basketball
Will Celtics follow Raptors' aggressive lead and bid for Jimmy Butler?
In a trade that sent Terrence Ross and a first-round pick to the Magic, the Raptors on Tuesday acquired Serge Ibaka, who is as much a symbol as a power forward. With Kevin Love undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee that is scheduled to sideline the Cavaliers power forward for six weeks,...
7 points by Chicago Tribune | Chicago Bulls John Paxson Michael Jordan National Basketball Association NBA Finals Miami Heat Dwane Casey 2008–09 NBA season
New York Knicks lift ban on Charles Oakley, AP source says
Charles Oakley is allowed back in Madison Square Garden.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden Associated Press National Basketball Association Latrell Sprewell Cablevision Chicago Bulls Charles Oakley
Forget the ban, Knicks legend Charles Oakley wants public apology
After James Dolan announced Friday that Charles Oakley was indefinitely barred from entering MSG, the Knicks owner has changed his mind.
1480 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls African American basketball players Toronto Raptors NBA All-Rookie Team New Jersey Nets Charles Oakley
Who can help Charles Oakley and James Dolan make up? Maybe Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan and NBA Commissioner Adam Silver are helping repair the relationship between Charles Oakley and Madison Square Garden chairman James Dolan.
1 points by The Denver Post | New York Knicks Madison Square Garden National Basketball Association Cablevision Al Sharpton Latrell Sprewell Chicago Bulls New York Rangers
Debuting the Big Mailbag of Bile: No better way to say 'Happy Valentine’s Day'
I wanted to create a safe space for Chicago sports fans to vent their anger, hate, whatever, and so, I thought I’d do it in a mailbag like all the popular kids in the Chicago Sports section. I asked for submissions, and you sent ‘em, people. You sent ‘em. Keep that up. Send submissions to [email protected]
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | National Football League Hate crime Draft Thing Hate speech Valentine's Day Chicago Bulls
WATCH: Barkley goes off on 'BS' James Dolan - Charles Oakley feud
Charles Barkley is over discussing James Dolan vs. Charles Oakley.
108 points by Daily News | Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Phoenix Suns Charles Barkley NBA All-Rookie Team Hakeem Olajuwon Philadelphia 76ers National Basketball Association
Latrell Sprewell explains reunion with James Dolan at Knicks game
Latrell Sprewell returned to the Garden for the first time in 14 years Sunday for the Knicks' win over the Spurs.
92 points by Daily News | New York Knicks Latrell Sprewell John Starks Golden State Warriors English-language films Charles Oakley Cablevision Chicago Bulls
Adam Silver, Michael Jordan help mend Charles Oakley, James Dolan feud
Silver said that all parties were apologetic about the incident.         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | New York Knicks National Basketball Association Chicago Bulls Michael Jordan Latrell Sprewell Charles Oakley New Orleans Hornets Larry Johnson