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Jul 25

Sky will play next season at new Wintrust Arena in South Loop

After eight seasons playing at Allstate Arena in Rosemont, the WNBA’s Sky will have a new home next season at Wintrust Arena in Chicago.

The Metropolitan Pier and Exposition Authority on Tuesday announced the five-year agreement that brings the Sky to the South Loop beginning next season.

The deal…

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Jul 25

Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert makes Koby Altman his fifth GM

The Cavaliers have named Koby Altman their full-time general manager. Altman’s promotion had been expected for days and was made official on Monday. The 34-year-old has been serving as Cleveland’s interim GM this summer after David Griffin parted w…

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Jul 25

Pau Gasol signs three-year deal with Spurs

The San Antonio Spurs have signed Pau Gasol to a three-year contract. The Spurs announced the signing on Monday. Gasol opted out of the two-year deal he signed last summer to give the Spurs more salary cap flexibility to supplement the roster in fr…

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Jul 24

Ex-Bull Derrick Rose agrees to one-year deal with Cavaliers

Derrick Rose will play with LeBron James after all. Seven years after the Bulls chased James in free agency to try to pair him with an ascendant Rose, the former league MVP has chosen to join the three-time defending Eastern Conference champion Cav…

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Jul 24

Derrick Rose meeting with Cavaliers: report

Derrick Rose is going one-on-one with the Cavaliers. The free agent guard and former league MVP is meeting Monday with the Cavs to discuss a contract, two people familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press. Rose, who played for the Kni…

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Jul 24

Eddie Robinson happy to hoop again, but hard feelings about John Paxson, Bulls remain

Eddie Robinson wore a bee instead of a bull on his shorts when he suited up for a Big3 game in Chicago on Sunday. The venue was different too — UIC Pavilion rather than the United Center.

But make no mistake, Eddie Robinson is still Eddie Robinson.

Even his telling of how he earned a spot on Big3’s…

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Jul 24

Big3 basketball in Chicago

Photos from the Big3 basketball league’s debut in Chicago on Sunday, July 23, 2017, at UIC Pavilion.

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Jul 24

Big3 league stops by Chicago for fun, competitive day of basketball

Father Time remains undefeated, although a sculpted Kendall Gill, in a nod to his post-NBA boxing career, looked ready to make it go 15 rounds on Sunday at UIC Pavilion. A sellout crowd of 9,044 witnessed the fifth weekend stop of Ice Cube’s Big3 b…

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Jul 22

Dwyane Wade to be honored with ‘Human Spirit’ award by Hall of Fame

Former Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade has been named one of three 2017 recipients of the Mannie Jackson Basketball’s Human Spirit Award from the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The award, according to the Hall, “honors individuals who have…

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Jul 22

John Wall agrees to 4-year, $170 million ‘supermax’ extension with Wizards

John Wall elected to continue his all-star career with the Washington Wizards, agreeing Friday night to a four-year deal with a player option in the fourth year. The designated player veteran extension will keep him as the team’s cornerstone and pa…

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Jul 22

As Bulls rebuild, Kyrie Irving’s trade request intensifies Cavaliers turmoil

In 2007, Kobe Bryant made it clear to the Lakers that he wanted to be traded to the Bulls. The Lakers had no intention of trading the face of the franchise. But they ended up exchanging proposals to placate Bryant. Most of them involved gutting the…

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Jul 21

Ice Cube brings Big3 basketball with Chicago flavor to UIC on Sunday

When Ice Cube returns to the UIC Pavilion on Sunday, it will be a far different scene than the one he experienced 25 years ago, when he made his entrance onstage from a huge skull. “It’s always been a great crowd in Chicago,” Cube said. “I believe …

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Jul 21

Derrick Rose’s career twist: No longer a priority, but he still can play

Anyone at the Bulls’ media day in September 2015 can recall the moment clearly. Derrick Rose had just been asked whether he had moved forward mentally since a former girlfriend filed a lawsuit alleging he and two friends sexually assaulted her, a c…

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Jul 21

Kyrie Irving asks for trade from Cavaliers, seeking bigger role

Kyrie Irving wants the stage for himself. Cleveland’s All-Star point guard has asked the Cavaliers to trade him, two people familiar with the situation told the Associated Press on Friday. Irving made the request last week to owner Dan Gilbert, sai…

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Jul 21

Derrick Rose’s career twist: No longer a priority, but he can still play

Anyone at the Bulls’ September 2015 Media Day can recall the moment clearly. Derrick Rose had just been asked whether he had moved forward mentally since an ex-girlfriend filed a lawsuit alleging he and two friends sexually assaulted her, a civil c…

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Jul 21

Kyrie Irving said little to reassure Cavs fans that LeBron James won’t leave next year

As Cleveland fans already know, supporting their hometown teams isn’t always easy, so that the Cavaliers are going through what one might call a rough patch at the moment isn’t exactly revelatory. However, because the current uncertainty involves w…

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Jul 20

Stefanie Dolson hits late 3, Sky beat Sparks 82-80

Stefanie Dolson hit a go-ahead 3-pointer with 13 seconds left and scored 15 points to help the Sky beat Los Angeles 82-80 on Thursday for the Sparks’ first home loss of the season. After a timeout with 20.4 seconds left, Courtney Vandersloot curled…

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Jul 20

Cavaliers discussing contract with Derrick Rose

The Cavaliers could be adding another former MVP to their roster. Looking to close the gap on the champion Golden State Warriors, Cleveland is in contract talks with free agent guard Derrick Rose, a person familiar with the negotiations told The As…

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Jul 20

How the NBA made summer league a real thing and stole July in the process

More than a month has passed since the NBA’s last competitive game, but a funny thing is taking place: the league has remained as relevant in July as it was when the Warriors were cutting down the Cavaliers in June. That’s because the NBA offseason…

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Jul 20

Bulls Q&A: Expectations for Zach LaVine and Kris Dunn, that billboard and more

You know you’re filing a mid-July mailbag when you’re sitting outside while typing it. Given the number of questions received, here’s guessing that’s the minority location and cubicles are all the rage.

Will the Taj Gibson-Doug McDermott trade end up being the one that finally gets Gar Forman fired?…

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