NBA Lockout

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7 Notable NBA Players Who Have Played Overseas

In light of Metta World Peace aka Ron Artest aka The Panda’s Friend announcing that he is playing in China next season, let’s take a look at other notable players who have taken their talents overseas.


Derrick Rose

Bulls, Lakers Set Time For Christmas Day

The NBA announced Friday the Bulls will travel to Los Angeles to take on the Lakers at 4 p.m. on Dec. 25 on ABC.

CBS Chicago–12/02/2011

Carlos Boozer and Derrick Rose

Round Table: Breaking Down The Bulls

The Score’s Jason Goff hosted a round table discussion late Tuesday night to discuss the upcoming season and what the Bulls need to do to make it past the Eastern Conference Finals and win a title.

670 The Score–12/01/2011

Carlos Boozer

Schanowski: Bulls Need Boozer To Win

Year one of the Carlos Boozer era in Chicago was, simply put, a disappointment.

670 The Score–11/30/2011

Derrick Rose slam dunks the ball on the Oklahoma City Thunder.  (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Which Free Agent Can Help Rose?

One NBA expert said for the Bulls to make it to the finals this season, they need to bring in more help for Rose.

670 The Score–11/30/2011

Carlos Boozer

Aschburner: New Amnesty Rule In Effect

The new NBA collective bargaining agreement means more than just basketball’s return to Chicago.

670 The Score–11/29/2011

NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 26:  (L-R) Maurice Evans, Derek Fisher, Billy Hunter, NBA Commissioner David Stern, NBA Deputy Commissioner Adam Silver, and Peter Holt speak to members of the press to announce a tentative labor agreement to end the 149-day lockout on November 26, 2011 in New York City.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Owners, Players Reach Tentative Deal

After nearly two years of bickering, NBA players and owners are back on the same side. “We want to play basketball,” Commissioner David Stern said.


Joakim Noah

Noah Has Lost His Shirt With The NBA Lockout

NBA players are out of work due to the lockout, leaving most players with the free time to spend their millions.

670 The Score–11/22/2011

Tom Thibodeau

Coach Thibodeau Has Thanksgiving Plans

With the NBA lockout in full force, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is giving back a little bit.

670 The Score–11/22/2011

David Stern

Muller: Miss NBA Basketball? Blame Stern

Don’t blame the owners for the lack of professional basketball in the middle of November. Don’t blame the players for nixing the latest offer earlier this week, thus extending the delay until at least mid-December, and quite possibly, until the 2012-13 season.

670 The Score–11/17/2011

Kobe Bryant

Rovell: Kobe Lost $1.05 MM Tuesday

The NBA lockout has effectively whipped out more than a month and a half of the season, and Tuesday, the players experienced what it really feels like to be unemployed.

670 The Score–11/16/2011

Billy Hunter and Derek Fisher. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Johnson: NBA Players Tired Of Being Bullied

The NBA Player’s Association’s decision to reject the NBA’s latest offer and disband as a union could spell the end of any hope for a basketball season in 2011-12.

670 The Score–11/15/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Players Reject NBA’s Offer, Begin To Disband Union

The NBA players have rejected the league’s latest offer and are beginning the process to disband the union.

670 The Score–11/14/2011

Derek Fisher (left) and Maurice Evans. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

NBA Players Meet To Discuss League’s Proposal

Joined by superstars such as Kobe Bryant and Carmelo Anthony, player representatives from NBA teams are meeting to discuss the league’s proposal for a new labor deal.

CBS Chicago–11/14/2011

David Stern

Schuster: Will The NBA Return Next Week Or Are We Being Teased Again?

If any of you have followed me on the station, or Facebook or Twitter you know that I am a die hard hoops junkie. All levels of the sport are cool but the ultimate for me is the NBA and I have been going crazy without it during this prolonged lockout.

CBS Chicago–11/12/2011

David Stern

Ham: Have The NBA Players Met The Real Enemy?

LeBron James might be a load to handle on the court, but in the NBA labor quagmire he’s got nothing on a swamp turtle named Pogo, a comic pages pundit with a labor lesson for LeBron and the NBA players. “We have met the enemy, and the enemy is us,” said Pogo, the resident sage of cartoonist Walt Kelly’s Okefenokee Swamp.

670 The Score–11/09/2011

Derrick Rose

Muller: No Bulls Game Last Night Made Lockout A Reality

Instead of getting excited to watch the defending league MVP Derrick Rose and his Bulls comrades begin their march towards redemption, I was stuck moping around my apartment while my wife watched re-runs of Sex and the City and whatever “breaking news” in the ever-important Kris Humphries Kim Kardashian divorce “saga” was becoming public knowledge.

CBS Chicago–11/02/2011

Michael Jordan

Jordan Will Not Join U.S. Team At Presidents Cup

With the restrictions stemming from the lockout, Bobcats owner Michael Jordan will not go to Australia to be an assistant captain for the U.S. team at the Presidents Cup.

670 The Score–11/02/2011

NBA Commissioner David Stern. (AP Photo/Louis Lanzano)

Lawrence: Stern Holds The Power

Mitch Lawrence of The New York Daily News joined The Mully and Hanley Show to break down the NBA lockout.

670 The Score–11/01/2011

National Basketball Player's Association President Derek Fisher addresses the media about the Labor Relation Meetings. (Photo by Steven Freeman/NBAE via Getty Images)

Read: Derek Fisher Denies Union Rift In Letter To NBA Players

Derek Fisher denied a rift in union leadership in a letter to NBA players Monday, telling them there have been “no side agreements, no side negotiations or anything close” with league officials.

CBS Chicago–11/01/2011