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Sep 23

Bulls Kris Dunn’s troubled childhood inspires donation of 400 security cameras to South Side families

Like a lot of people these days, Kris Dunn had heard about Chicago’s reputation for gun violence and its affect on its young people. He can empathize. “I understand their situation with my upbringing, growing up in (Alexandria) Virginia, when me an…

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Sep 22

Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony at training camp next week

When training camp opens, the New York Knicks expect Carmelo Anthony right where he’s been — in their uniform and in their starting lineup.

The Knicks said Friday they plan for Anthony to report next week after not finding a trade for their All-Star forward.

“When we set out, we said if there was…

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Sep 22

Pat Riley guarded while discussing Dwyane Wade buyout possibility

The last time Miami Heat President Pat Riley spoke in depth about Dwyane Wade, it was about the hurt of the franchise icon getting away during 2016 free agency, Friday, Riley again spoke from the heart about 35-year-old future Hall of Famer, but in…

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Sep 21

Bulls open to buying out Dwyane Wade – at their price

One of the most consistently asked questions of the Bulls offseason has been: How long will Dwyane Wade be on the team?The simple answer is: That’s up to Wade.Remember: Wade chose to pick up his $23.8 million player option on June 20, a week befor…

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Sep 21

Bulls open to Wade buyout if it benefits franchise

One of the most consistently asked questions of the Bulls’ offseason has been: How long will Dwyane Wade be on the team?

 

The simple answer is: That’s up to Wade.

 

Speaking on “The Mully and Hanley” show on WSCR-670 AM Thursday morning, Bulls executive vice president John Paxson echoed the sentiment…

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Sep 20

With Doug Collins on board, John Paxson front and center for 2nd rebuild

The Bulls said newly hired senior adviser of basketball operations Doug Collins reports to executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson. In May, Paxson said general manager Gar Forman does the same.Paxson reports to ownership in Ch…

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Sep 20

John Paxson front and center for Bulls’ rebuild

The Bulls said newly hired senior adviser of basketball operations Doug Collins reports to executive vice president of basketball operations John Paxson. In May, Paxson said general manager Gar Forman does the same. Paxson reports to ownership in C…

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Sep 20

Bulls projected to be the NBA’s worst team this season

Add ESPN’s analytics model to those predicting the Bulls will be the NBA’s worst team in 2017-18.

On the heels of several Las Vegas sports books predicting the Bulls with the lowest win total, ESPN’S Basketball Power Index predicts a 23-59 season and ranks the rebuilding franchise as minus-7.2…

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Sep 20

Doug Collins is here, so why isn’t Fred Hoiberg fired?

Doug Collins, a former Bulls coach, was named senior adviser to John Paxson, who formerly executed the team’s general manager duties. If this isn’t the end of coach Fred Hoiberg and GM Gar Forman, you can see it from here.

Collins, however, declared “under no circumstances’’ will he coach the Bulls…

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Sep 20

‘I’m old, but I’m not old school:’ Bulls add Doug Collins to management mix

Doug Collins’ opening statement after the Bulls named him senior adviser of basketball operations at an out-of-the-blue Tuesday news conference lasted 6 1/2 minutes. Given that it came 28 years after the same franchise he led to the 1989 Eastern Co…

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Sep 20

Bulls make surprise move in adding Doug Collins to management mix

Doug Collins’ opening statement after the Bulls named him senior adviser of basketball operations at an out-of-the-blue Tuesday news conference lasted 61/2 minutes. Given that it came 28 years after the same franchise he led to the 1989 Eastern Con…

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Sep 20

By adding Doug Collins to the front office, Bulls get smarter

As big of a surprise as it was Tuesday for the Bulls to name Doug Collins a senior adviser, the real stunner came when the emotional NBA lifer got through the entire news conference without tearing up. A contemplative Collins arrived at the Advocat…

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Sep 20

Bulls get smarter in adding Doug Collins to the front office

As big of a surprise as it was Tuesday for the Bulls to name Doug Collins a senior adviser, the real stunner came when the emotional NBA lifer got through the entire news conference without tearing up. A contemplative Collins arrived at the Advocat…

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Sep 19

Doug Collins on return to Bulls: ‘It’s nice to be home’

Former Bulls coach Doug Collins discusses returning to the franchise as a senior adviser on Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017. (K.C. Johnson/Chicago Tribune)

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Sep 19

Bulls hire Doug Collins as senior adviser

Nine years after he tried to hire him for a second stint as Bulls coach, John Paxson got his man. In an out-of-the-blue announcement, the Bulls hired Doug Collins as senior adviser of basketball operations Tuesday morning. The former Bulls coach wi…

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Sep 19

Kyrie Irving’s ‘First Take’ was worth second look

If you have closely followed this offseason’s Kyrie Irving saga — which wound up with him moving from Cleveland to Boston and shaking up the NBA’s Eastern Conference — Irving’s philosophical, didactic and occasionally contentious appearance on ESPN’s “First Take” Monday morning may have been subtly…

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Sep 14

Lynx center Sylvia Fowles named WNBA MVP

Minnesota Lynx center Sylvia Fowles has been named the WNBA’s most valuable player. The league announced the award Thursday before the Lynx hosted Washington in Game 2 of their best-of-five semifinal series. Fowles received 35 of 40 first-place vot…

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Sep 14

Bulls sign big man Diamond Stone

The Bulls continued the theme of their full rebuild, taking another flier on a young, raw player by signing big man Diamond Stone late Wednesday.Stone, drafted 40th in 2016, averaged 1.4 points in 3.4 minutes in seven games with the Clippers last s…

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Sep 13

Lakers to retire Kobe Bryant’s 2 jersey numbers in December

One retired jersey number just isn’t enough for Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers. The Lakers will retire Bryant’s No. 8 and No. 24 in a ceremony Dec. 18 during their game against Golden State, the franchise announced Tuesday. Bryant wore No. …

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Sep 11

Why this latest round of NBA draft lottery reform actually makes sense

For years, there have been people both in the media and in NBA front offices who have lobbied for draft lottery reform. The issue, in their view, is the incentive for teams to lose. And in some cases (such as Sam Hinkie’s Philadelphia 76ers), pushi…

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