Joakim Noah had 24 points and 14 rebounds, Marco Belinelli also scored 24 points and the Chicago Bulls beat the Brooklyn Nets 99-93 on Saturday night in Game 7 of their first-round series.
Nate Robinson scored 34 points, and the Chicago Bulls wiped out a 14-point deficit late in regulation and beat the Brooklyn Nets 142-134 in triple overtime Saturday to take a 3-1 lead in the first-round playoff series.
Last night’s Game 2 in Brooklyn was just the kind of bounce back Jekyl follows Hyde game the Bulls have delivered all season long.
The time for experimenting is over. P.J. Carlesimo has to play his best guys for as long as they can go.
Noah had 12 points and 10 rebounds as Chicago (13-9) won for the fifth time in six games.
These days, “D-Will” – he of the two Olympic gold medals and the current Sports Illustrated cover – has given the University of Illinois a brand-name star that Illini fans can be deeply proud of.
C.J. Watson, Derrick Rose’s former back up, said today that Deron Williams was the NBA’s best point guard.
Deron Williams is moving to Brooklyn with the Nets, instead of back home to Dallas.
With a new team name and new arena in place, the Nets are reportedly targeting Orlando’s Dwight Howard
It was seven years ago today that the Illinois men’s basketball team orchestrated the come back of the decade when they erased a 15-point deficit to defeat the Wildcats and advance to the Final Four.
Deron Williams scored 29 points, Kris Humphries had 24 points and 18 rebounds, and the New Jersey Nets beat the Chicago Bulls 97-85 Saturday to snap an eight-game losing streak.
After yet another unhappy night in Happy Valley, the Illinois basketball program is at a crossroads.
D.J. Richardson, Brandon Paul and Joseph Bertrand are beginning to look a bit like Dee Brown, Deron Williams and Luther Head did back in 2003-04.
Turkish club Besiktas is in talks with Kobe Bryant’s representatives about the possibility of the Los Angeles Lakers’ star playing in Turkey during the NBA lockout.
Dwyane Wade could see himself and other NBA stars eyeing an overseas contract if the lockout drags on, just like New Jersey’s Deron Williams.
Former University of Illinois basketball star Deron Williams may just become a trend setter with NBA basketball players IF the NBA lockout lasts for an extended period of time.
New Jersey Nets point guard and former University of Illinois star Deron Williams will play in Turkey during the NBA lockout.
The Chicago Bulls and the New Jersey Nets are on two completely different ends of the NBA spectrum right now.
Frustrated Illini basketball fans don’t want to hear it. Frantic Bruce Weber critics don’t want to hear it. And, heck, to be honest, I don’t really want to hear it, either.
They may have missed out on the Carmelo Anthony sweepstakes, but the New Jersey Nets could still be coming away with a pretty good player. According to a report, the Nets have traded for point guard Deron Williams.