Charlotte Hornets

Jimmy Butler #21 of the Chicago Bulls handles the ball against the Charlotte Hornets on March 23, 2015 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Secure Playoff Spot With 98-86 Win Over Hornets

Jimmy Butler added 19 points in his return to the lineup after missing 11 games with a sprained left elbow.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy drives in for a layup. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Hornets-Bulls

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the United Center.

CBS Chicago–03/23/2015

Mo Williams #7 of the Charlotte Hornets handles the ball against the Chicago Bulls at the Time Warner Cable Arena on March 13, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Kent Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hornets Overtake Bulls, 101-91

The Charlotte Hornets used a big second-half turnaround to beat Chicago.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015

Bulls guard E'Twaun Moore, left, celebrates with teammate Pau Gasol. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Hornets

Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. CT at Time Warner Cable Arena.

CBS Chicago–03/13/2015


Watch: Lady Busy Looking At Cell Phone Gets Crushed In Face By Basketball

Keep your head up at live sporting events, folks.

CBS Chicago–03/12/2015

Pau Gasol  passes under pressure from Jason Maxiell  of the Charlotte Hornets.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

With Rose Out, Hornets Beat Bulls, 98-86

Michael Kidd-Gilchrist had 18 points and 12 rebounds, and Mo Williams scored 17 points.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

Preview: Hornets-Bulls

Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. at the United Center.

CBS Chicago–02/25/2015

Bulls center Pau Gasol, right. (Brock Williams-Smith/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gasol Scores 19, Bulls Defeat Hornets, 102-95

Pau Gasol had 19 points and 15 rebounds, Joakim Noah and Nikola Mirotic each posted double-doubles.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left. (Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Hornets

Tip-off is set for 6 p.m. CT at The Time Warner Cable Arena.

CBS Chicago–12/03/2014

Chicago's Doug McDermott drives around Washington's Kris Humphries. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Doug McDermott Calls Knee Injury ‘Very Minor’

Doug McDermott has swelling in his right knee.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2014

NBA commissioner Adam Silver. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Adam Silver Setting Himself Apart From Other Commissioners

Really good guys make bad commissioners. You need to find the right edge, which Silver has.

CBS Chicago–11/21/2014

President Barack Obama. (Toussaint Kluiters-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Zings MJ After Comments On His Golf Game

He might want to spend more time thinking about the Bobcats — or the Hornets,” Barack Obama says.

CBS Chicago–11/05/2014

Hornets owner Michael Jordan. (Kent Smith/NBAE/Getty Images)

Top 5 Tweets By MJ As He Took Over Hornets Twitter Account

Surprise, surprise — Michael Jordan trash talked on Twitter. He took a selfie, too.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, right. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: In Rose, Bulls Get Their Closer Back

“He’s our guy” late in games, Kirk Hinrich says of Derrick Rose.

CBS Chicago–10/19/2014

Kirk Hinrich #12 of the Chicago Bulls passes the ball against the Charlotte Hornets on October 19, 2014 at United Center, Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Hinrich Scores 26 Points, Bulls Beat Hornets

Kirk Hinrich scored 26 points on 11-of-14 shooting and the Chicago Bulls beat the Charlotte Hornets 101-96 in an exhibition game Sunday night. Pau Gasol added 15 points and 10 rebounds to help the Bulls (4-2) win their fourth straight game.


Lance Stephenson. (Issac Baldizon/NBAE/Getty Images)

Stephenson: Ear-Blowing Incident Doesn’t Define Me

Charlotte general manager Rich Cho called Lance Stephenson a “great fit.”

CBS Chicago–07/18/2014

(Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

5 Best NBA Off-Seasons So Far

With the biggest names off the board, it’s time to break down the five teams having the best offseason thus far in the NBA.


Charlotte Hornets guard Tyrone "Muggsy" Bogues in 1993. (Photo by Lou Capozzola/NBAE via Getty Images)

NBA Approves Hornets Name Returning To Charlotte

Charlotte is the home of the Hornets once again.

CBS Chicago–07/19/2013