NBA Draft

Anthony Davis. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Chicago’s Anthony Davis Becomes No. 1 Pick In NBA Draft

The New Orleans Hornets have selected Kentucky forward Anthony Davis with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.


John Paxson

Bernstein: Think Big, Bulls

Owning a late first-round pick in the NBA draft is supposed to be a sign of success. Unless it’s due to a prescient trade, high picks are for last year’s losers.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2012

Anthony Davis. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

2012 NBA Mock Draft: First Round

This 2012 NBA Mock Draft is more like a blueprint for what each team should do and not what they will do. Too many times, teams make the wrong decision based on the determination that a certain player has more talent than another or too much consideration is given towards long-term value versus short-term greatness.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Derrick Rose and Theo Epstein. (Photos by Jeff Gross and Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Wisch: To Tank or Not To Tank, Is That The Question For Cubs, Bulls?

Is tanking a season a wise route for the Cubs and the Bulls to pursue? And how much will it really help either team achieve its ultimate goals of winning a championship?

CBS Chicago–06/06/2012

Trey Burke. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Trey Burke Returning To Michigan

Burke was weighing his options after a superb freshman season, but said Monday he will stick around.

CBS Chicago–04/09/2012

Meyers Leonard. (Photo by Joe Robbins/Getty Images)

Fighting Illini’s Meyers Leonard Declares For NBA

Illinois sophomore center Meyers Leonard has announced he will declare for the 2012 NBA draft.


NCAA Tournament. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Shut Up About Your Brackets

I know. Three of your Final Four teams are already out, your chances of winning blown up after two rounds. Or you have fourteen of the Sweet Sixteen. Great.

CBS Chicago–03/11/2012

Jimmy Butler

Newest Bull Getting To Know His MVP Teammate

Jimmy Butler was at the airport in Houston on his way to Chicago when he got the text message from Derrick Rose.

CBS Chicago–06/27/2011

Jereme Richmond

Bernstein: Richmond Story Full Of Losers

You would almost have to do this on purpose, to screw it up so badly. It’s hard to accomplish, really, when you consider how many other stupid, spoiled babies surrounded by parasitic enablers have successfully gamed the college system for one year.

670 The Score–06/27/2011

David Stern and Enes Kanter

Looming NBA Lockout Opened Door For European Players In Draft

Thursday’s NBA Draft introduced a lot of overseas players to NBA fans. While there are usually a few European players drafted, the year’s draft skewed even more in that direction than usual.

670 The Score–06/26/2011

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Recent NBA Draftees Now Face ‘Limbo’

Thursday night’s NBA Draft was the culmination of a dream that many of the players selected had for a long time. But now that they’ve been drafted into the NBA, they’ll have to sit and wait while the league works out their labor issues.

670 The Score–06/25/2011

Nikola Mirotic

Contract Status Scared Many Teams Away From Mirotic

Many fans and members of the media expected the Bulls to pursue a bigger trade than the one they made during Thursday night’s NBA Draft.

670 The Score–06/24/2011

David Stern and Bismack Biyombo

Holmes’ Morning After Blog: The NBA Draft Is Like A Pop Quiz

“I have no idea who that guy is…” That’s what Bulls analyst, Kendall Gill, told me and Jason Goff Thursday night after the Bulls drafted Nikola Mirotic.

670 The Score–06/24/2011

Jimmy Butler

Former Coach: Intelligence And Versatility Make Butler ‘Really Good’

When Jimmy Butler heard his name called as the 30th overall pick in Thursday night’s NBA Draft, it capped off a long and unique journey from the Tomball, Texas to Tyler Junior College to Marquette University, and ultimately ending with the Chicago Bulls.

670 The Score–06/24/2011

2011 NBA Draft

Muller: The 2011 NBA Draft Was Boring At Best

The 2011 NBA Draft came and went Thursday night without much excitement at all. Well, I rarely get excited about any draft–no matter the sport–but Thursday night was just so…blah.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

Jimmy Butler

Bulls’ Butler Goes From Homeless To First Round Pick

There was a time when Jimmy Butler didn’t have a home. Considering he now has one in the NBA, he sure has come a long way.

CBS Chicago–06/24/2011

2011 NBA Draft

Bernstein: ESPN Draft Coverage Clowned By Twitter

They sure looked on top of things, that four-man panel in the Prudential Center in Newark last night, a tableau of expertise and awareness, presiding over the 2011 NBA draft with gravitas and control.

670 The Score–06/24/2011

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Complete NBA Draft Recap

A complete recap of 670 The Score’s live NBA Draft Blog including analysis and videos.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

Chicago Bulls logo

Schuster: Bulls Likely To Use 2 First Round Picks

Try as they might to make a trade, the Bulls will likely end up using both their first round picks. Currently the Bulls have picks 28 and 30 in the opening round, and it’s beyond rare to get an impact player that far down.

CBS Chicago–06/23/2011

Jimmy Butler

Bulls Linked To Latvia’s Bertans And Marquette’s Butler

Three of the Bulls most important players were drafted over the last four years: Joakim Noah, Derrick Rose, and Taj Gibson. With two picks at the end of Thursday night’s first round, the Bulls look to add another piece to a title contending team.

670 The Score–06/23/2011