Carmelo Anthony has said previously he wants to test the open market.
Thibodeau means too much to Rose, Noah and others, and Chicago means too much to him to leave.
The Knicks’ impending coaching hire could play an important role in Anthony’s decision.
The Bulls must evolve beyond the frustrating annual cycle of overexertion/overexcitement/elimination.
Trading Carlos Boozer means Chicago wouldn’t be responsible for his $16.8 million payday next year.
Bulls management is ready to show they can be try-hard guys, too.
Anthony would likely need to take a pay cut to join a Chicago team with a championship roster still intact.
It’s the first big move made by Phil Jackson as head of basketball operations.
Sadly, Derrick Rose is more Mark Prior than Michael Jordan nowadays in Chicago sports lore.
No longer with any hopes of their own, the Knicks snapped the Bulls’ seven-game winning streak and dropped them back into a tie with Toronto for the No. 3 seed in the Eastern Conference with two to play.
Mirotic is in a great situation in Spain, but the big money will eventually be in the NBA.
One NFL team cuts a player for merely keeping unsavory company, while another goes out of its way to make excuses for a guy who knocked his fiancée out cold in an elevator.
The Knicks are trying the darndest to keep Carmelo Anthony in New York.
Noah says it “doesn’t matter” if the report of him recruiting Carmelo Anthony is true.
The Carmelo-to-Chicago speculation is at a fever pitch.
Could the Knicks be the ones to end this relationship with Carmelo Anthony?
Carmelo Anthony doesn’t know what future holds, but he knows this here is “embarrassing.”
Unless they’re blown away, the Bulls could be idle at the trade deadline, K.C. Johnson says.
The Bulls need offense. Carmelo can score. Is there any connection?
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