CHICAGO — Jabari Parker and the Chicago Bulls agreed Saturday to a $40 million, two-year contract, bringing the talented and oft-injured forward to his hometown team.
After going through the complicated dance of restricted free agency, guard Zach LaVine was satisfied and relieved that he would remain in Chicago for the next four seasons.
LAS VEGAS — Zach LaVine is staying with the Chicago Bulls, after the team matched a four-year, $80 million offer sheet that he got from the Sacramento Kings.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves have signed rookie forward Keita Bates-Diop to an undisclosed deal.
Normal-ly, residents in Dayton, Ohio, cheer for Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary High School — NBA star LeBron James’ alma mater.
MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Timberwolves used the draft to add a pair of players possessing the skills they want for the wing positions.
The Cubs could win the World Series this year, and you’ll look back on the lost weekend in Cincinnati and laugh.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls like to think they are one of the NBA's up-and-coming teams, one that could challenge for a playoff berth next season.
CHICAGO — The Chicago Bulls went big in the draft, taking Duke's Wendell Carter Jr. with the No. 7 pick Thursday night and giving themselves another versatile frontcourt player to go with Lauri Markkanen.
NEW YORK — University High School graduate Keita Bates-Diop was selected by the Minnesota Timberwolves in the second round of the NBA Draft with the 48th overall pick on Thursday night.
If Trae Young reaches his full potential, he could be the leader of an offense, a marketable franchise face and a 3-point shooting heir to Stephen Curry. The Bulls, coming off an ugly season featuring the league's third worst offense, are in need of a player that has all of those traits.
CLEVELAND — Kevin Durant stood calmly near midcourt — and a very familiar spot — as teammates Stephen Curry and Draymond Green screamed at him in celebration.
OAKLAND, Calif. — All the chatter is that underdog Cleveland could be completely deflated from the way it flopped in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. Determined and as motivated as ever might be more appropriate and fitting whenever LeBron James is in the mix.
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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Golden State Warriors somehow withstood LeBron James' latest brilliance on the NBA Finals stage.
HOUSTON — Stephen Curry and Golden State turned all those Houston bricks into a road back to the NBA Finals.
BOSTON — With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not miss. He would not sit out. And he would not be denied an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals.
BOSTON — LeBron James and the depleted Cleveland Cavaliers won't get any sympathy from the Celtics when they return to Boston for Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals.
CLEVELAND — Kevin Love won't be able to help LeBron James and the Cavaliers in Game 7 against the Celtics.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Bulls forward Paul Zipser has had surgery to repair a broken left foot.
CHICAGO — John Paxson insisted the Chicago Bulls are in a good position. And the Bulls' top executive hopes they are never in this spot again.
CHICAGO — Rookie Luke Kennard scored a career-high 23 points and Eric Moreland set career bests with 16 points and 17 rebounds as the Detroit Pistons closed the season with a 119-87 rout of the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
BOSTON — Greg Monroe came off the bench and had 19 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists, and the Boston Celtics defeated the Chicago Bulls 111-104 on Friday night.
CHICAGO — Lauri Markkanen scored 24 points and Sean Kilpatrick added 21 off the bench to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 120-114 victory over the Charlotte Hornets on Tuesday night.
CHICAGO — Rookie Lauri Markkanen scored 23 points and connected on 5 of 8 3-point shots to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 113-94 win over the Washington Wizards on Sunday.
SAN ANTONIO — Steve Nash was an unsung Canadian kid who got one significant U.S. basketball scholarship offer. Jason Kidd was an Oakland hoops prodigy ticketed for superstardom from childhood.