NBA Draft

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

(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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

(Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

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

Gar Forman

Bulls In Position To Trade Draft Picks

While many teams will be looking for their next big star in Thursday’s NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls find themselves in a much different position.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Scottie Pippen

Dorfman: June 22nd – A Day That Turned Chicago Fortunes Around

At first glance, June 22 may not stick out as one of the most important dates in Chicago sports history. Those are reserved for days like January 26, 1986, when the Bears destroyed the Patriots in Super Bowl XX.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Mike Quade

Holmes’ Morning After Blog: Quade Beat By Opponent’s Best Hitter, Again

For the record, I personally like Mike Quade. I want him to succeed. I think he’s an earnest man with good intentions, but he confounds me.

670 The Score–06/22/2011

Gar Forman

Schuster: Don’t Expect Draft Day Trades From Bulls

Bulls General Manager Gar Forman all but said not to expect the Bulls to make any deals during the NBA Draft on Thursday night.

670 The Score–06/21/2011

Chicago Bulls

Bulls ‘Will Be Aggressive’ Heading Into NBA Draft

The Chicago Bulls made it clear that they’re going to be one of the elite teams in the NBA for the foreseeable future. But if Chicago wants to take the next step, and get to the NBA Finals, they’re going need to add some pieces in the offseason.

670 The Score–06/06/2011

John Shurna

Shurna To Return To Northwestern After Flirting With NBA Draft

John Shurna, Northwestern’s leading scorer, will return to the school after briefly testing the waters of the NBA Draft.

CBS Chicago–05/09/2011

Derrick Rose

Schuster: Rose Takes Meteoric Rise To NBA MVP

A very humble man was indeed humbled when he received the NBA’s Most Valuable Player Award Tuesday. Derrick Rose rarely (if ever) appears cocky, and he was far from it when he became the youngest ever to win the MVP.


Jereme Richmond

Wisch: The Curious Case Of Jereme Richmond

Sometimes, it was his jump shot. Oftentimes, it was his attitude. And, looking back now, it was almost always his expectations – both those that he had for himself, and those that his fans thrust upon him.


Jereme Richmond

Illinois’ Richmond Declares For NBA Draft

University of Illinois freshman Jereme Richmond has declared for the 2011 NBA Draft, according to the school’s website. The Waukegan native is working out in Chicago and will weigh his options before signing an agent.