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Derrick Rose stands in the middle of an interview scrum after Team USA's practice Thursday in Chicago. (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rose Has No Second Thoughts About Playing For Team USA

“I don’t have fear,” Derrick Rose says. “I have faith.”

CBS Chicago–08/14/2014

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Report: Raptors Fined $25K For Drake’s Pitch To Durant

Urging a concert crowd to give a star a shout-out is a no-no in the NBA’s eyes, apparently.

CBS Chicago–08/11/2014

Kevin Durant. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Bulls’ Rose Among 16 Finalists USA World Cup Roster

Practice resumes on Aug. 14 in Chicago.

CBS Chicago–08/05/2014

Greg Oden has had an injury-plagued career, starting with the Blazers. (Getty Images)

5 Hard Decisions With No. 1 Pick In NBA Draft History

The Cavs are torn over selecting Jabari Parker or Andrew Wiggins, but this problem isn’t unique.

CBS Chicago–06/25/2014

Bulls center Joakim Noah. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls’ Noah Earns All-NBA First Team Honors

Joakim Noah posted career highs in points, rebounds and assists.

CBS Chicago–06/04/2014

For a time, Kevin Durant couldn't bring himself to watch Russell Westbrook's game-winning free throws. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

View: Durant Couldn’t Watch Westbrook’s Winning FTs

The Thunder’s amazing come-from-behind victory astonished everyone.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

Joakim Noah. (Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Bulls’ Noah Takes 4th In MVP Voting

Joakim Noah drew notoriety after a career year.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2014

Kevin Durant drives on Tony Allen. (Getty Images)

View: Oklahoma City Newspaper Calls Out Kevin Durant

The paper’s headline screams, “Mr. Unreliable.”

CBS Chicago–05/01/2014

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Mac & Spiegs Agenda: Durant’s Excellence, Irsay’s Battle, Hawks Have 2 Tough Ones

Mark Lazerus and Bob Kravitz are two of the guests scheduled to join the guys today.

CBS Chicago–03/18/2014

(Credit: Kevin Durant's Instagram.)

TTYM: A Man Mows Down A Kid For A Ball And An Epic Yearbook Fail

by @TaraLipinsky More Columns here.  In this week’s That Thing You Missed, watch a thunderstorm nearly shake the pinstripes off the Yankee dugout, a baseball fan makes a memorable catch – at the expense of a toddler, […]

06/10/2013

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Photo: Does Kevin Durant’s Back Tattoo Have A Misspelled Word?

We know Kevin Durant is a nice guy, but maybe he should have proofread the text before allowing a tattoo artist to begin inking an intricate mural on his back.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2013

Kevin Durant. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Durant Donates $1 Million To Tornado Relief; NBA, Thunder Pledge Matching Donations

The massive tornado that ripped through a handful of Oklahoma City suburbs and killed at least 50 people grabbed the attention of the sports world on Monday, especially the players and coaches with ties to the area.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2013

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Sports Verdict: Who’s The Bigger X-Factor? Kevin Durant Vs. Carmelo Anthony

With the game, series, or season on the line, would you rather have Carmelo Anthony or Kevin Durant on your squad?

05/09/2013

Carmelo Anthony (credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Carmelo Anthony To Win NBA Scoring Title; Superstar Shifts Focus To Celtics

With more than 50 wins for the New York Knicks and more than 27 points per game for himself, the numbers back Melo up. The Knicks won a division title, and Anthony will add the scoring title after the regular season ends Wednesday.

04/17/2013

Tom Thibodeau. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bernstein: Thibodeau Still Has Bulls’ Attention

Chicagoans can be forgiven for assuming that their hard-ass NBA coach has burned out his connection to the team. It has happened before.

CBS Chicago–03/04/2013

Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives to the basket against Taj Gibson #22 and Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls on February 24, 2013 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Embarrassed In 102-72 Loss To Thunder

Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka both contributed double-doubles and the Thunder held Chicago to the worst shooting performance in the NBA this season, beating the Bulls 102-72 on Sunday night.

02/25/2013

Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls reacts with a smile during the game against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game Six of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 10, 2012 at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

Boozer had a double-double in all four games last week — including wins against the Celtics, Hawks and Raptors — including 19 points and 20 rebounds against Boston on Friday.

01/21/2013

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Shep’s Bulls Notebook: Bulls Collapse, Thunder Stars Praise Rose

Here is Nick Shepkowski’s notebook from Thursday’s Bulls-Thunder game.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2012

Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Serge Ibaka #9 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during a pre-season game on October 23, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Scores 24 To Lead Bulls Past Thunder 94-89

Carlos Boozer had 24 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 94-89 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.

10/23/2012

LeBron James. (Photo credit MARK RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages)

USA Men’s Basketball Defeats Argentina, Will Play For Gold Medal On Sunday

The United States men’s basketball team defeated Argentina 109-83 on Friday and will play against Spain for the gold medal on Sunday.

670 The Score–08/10/2012

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