Los Angeles Lakers

Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau. (Getty Images)

Mitch Kupchak Shoots Down Rumor That Lakers Will Pursue Tom Thibodeau This Summer

Kupchak chalked this speculation up to agents drumming up bargaining power for Thibodeau.

CBS Chicago–05/21/2015

Bulls wing Jimmy Butler, right, drives on Cavs guard Iman Shumpert. (Getty Images)

Report: Lakers Intend To Offer Jimmy Butler A Max Contract

Of course, the Bulls can match that offer and have indicated they want to retain Butler.

CBS Chicago–05/11/2015

Carlos Boozer. (Getty Images)

Carlos Boozer Goes In Depth On Yelling ‘Holdat’

This is what they talk about in Laker Land after a disastrous season.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Kobe Bryant. (Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant Confirms He Wanted Trade To Bulls In 2007

It will go down as one of the NBA’s better “What ifs?”

CBS Chicago–02/24/2015

Derrick Rose, right. (Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

Preview: Bulls-Lakers

Tip-off is set for 9:30 p.m. CT at the Staples Center.

CBS Chicago–01/29/2015

Kobe Bryant. (Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant To Have Shoulder Surgery, Likely Out For Season

Bryant injured his shoulder last week in New Orleans.

CBS Chicago–01/26/2015

Kobe Bryant. (Getty Images)

The Bernstein Brief: Kobe Bryant, The Basketball Shark

Nobody rages against Father Time like Bryant.

CBS Chicago–01/23/2015

Kobe Bryant. (Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant Has A Torn Right Rotator Cuff

It’s not yet known how long Bryant will be out.

CBS Chicago–01/22/2015

Chicago's Doug McDermott, left, Joakim Noah, center, and Kirk Hinrich celebrate. (Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Forbes: Bulls Are Worth $2 Billion

Chicago has the NBA’s third-most valuable franchise.

CBS Chicago–01/21/2015

Kobe Bryant. (Getty Images)

Kobe Bryant Lauds Jimmy Butler, Derrick Rose

“It’s not an accident,” Bryant says of Butler’s emergence.

CBS Chicago–12/25/2014


Boers: Remembering The Great Bryan Burwell

Burwell always find the right nuance and had a big heart.

CBS Chicago–12/10/2014

Carmelo Anthony. (Rocky Widner/NBAE/Getty Images)

Documentary Reveals How Close Carmelo Anthony Was To Signing With Bulls

“There was one point in time I was like, ‘Oh, I’m going’’’ to Chicago, Carmelo Anthony says.

CBS Chicago–12/01/2014

Bulls big man Pau Gasol goes for a dunk against the TImberwolves. (David Sherman/NBAE/Getty Images)

Schuster: Pau Gasol May Be Old, But He’s Far From Finished

Shaquille O’Neal’s assessment of Bulls big man Gasol was nonsense.

CBS Chicago–11/06/2014

LeBron James (credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Keidel: King James And His Court

LeBron James singularly orchestrated the Big Three union. And now that he has opted out of his Miami Heat contract, he’s once again the Alpha Male of pro sports. Teams are scrambling to find the proper finances and expiring contracts, flipping over cushions for salary cap coin.


SALT LAKE CITY, UT - OCTOBER 11: The Utah Jazz logo photographed behind the scene at the KJZZ video shoot at Energy Solutions Arena on October 11, 2012 in Salt Lake City, Utah.

7 Team Names That Make No Sense

We all have favorite teams. But some team names just don’t make any sense, like these…


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

Baffoe: Thibodeau Fits Bulls More Than Lakers

Thibodeau means too much to Rose, Noah and others, and Chicago means too much to him to leave.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2014

(Brandon Cox)

Musicians + Sports: Linkin Park On The Lakers, Suns And NBA Playoffs

Mike Shinoda and Chester Bennington dish on their favorite professional basketball teams and make an interesting prediction regarding this year’s NBA Finals.


John Calipari. (Getty Images)

Calipari Refuses To ‘Dignify’ Lakers Rumors

Rumors started floating after former Wildcat Rex Chapman called it “a done deal.”

CBS Chicago–04/08/2014

Joakim Noah boxes out Robert Sacre  of the Los Angeles Lakers. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Gibson, Noah Lead Bulls To 92-86 Win Over Lakers

Kirk Hinrich scored 19 points, Joakim Noah had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls held off the stubborn Los Angeles Lakers 92-86 on Sunday after nearly blowing a 19-point lead.


Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant To Receive $24,363,044 From Lakers Today

How much was your most-recent paycheck?

670 The Score–11/01/2013