NBA Playoffs

Cavaliers star LeBron James, right, gets congratulated by coach David Blatt after hitting a game-winning jumper. (Getty Images)

LeBron James Hits Jumper At Buzzer, Lifts Cavaliers Over Bulls

LeBron James hit a jumper from the corner as the horn sounded to even the series at 2-2.

CBS Chicago–05/10/2015

Tristan Thompson, left, and Timofey Mozgov of the Cleveland Cavaliers defend against Bulls wing Jimmy Butler. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

LeBron’s 33 Lead Cavaliers Past Bulls 106-91 In Game 2

LeBron James attacked from the start and scored 33 points.

CBS Chicago–05/06/2015

Jimmy Butler of the Chicago Bulls shoots over two Cavs defenders. (Jason Miller/Getty Images)

Bulls Win Game 1 Against Cavaliers

Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cavs.

CBS Chicago–05/04/2015

LeBron James. (Gary Dineen/NBA/Getty Images)

NBA Playoffs: Eastern Conference First Round Preview

The Eastern Conference seems far less interesting than the West, but still some intriguing matchups in play.

04/17/2015

Stephen Curry goes in for a layup. (Getty Images)

Warriors? Cavs? Spurs Again? No Clear NBA Finals Favorite

It will be a wild race for the NBA title.

CBS Chicago–04/16/2015

Warriors guard Steph Curry drives to the hoop. (Layne Murdoch Jr./NBA/Getty Images)

NBA Playoffs: Western Conference First Round Preview

The NBA regular season has come to an end and now we’ve got the marathon of playoff basketball to take us to mid-June.

04/16/2015

Derrick Rose. (Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Ranking Potential NBA 1st-Round MatchUps

Three weeks left in the regular season, and the NBA playoff picture is starting to shape up.

CBS Chicago–03/26/2015

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Keidel: King’s Crown Melting?

Last night, like every NBA night, morphed into a sweaty, LeBron James symposium. And the firewall between factions is rather defined. He’s either a chump who cheated his team out of a win, or he’s a victim of fate or faulty wiring, a hardwood martyr who can’t get a break.

06/06/2014

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CBS Local Sports’ 2014 NBA Finals Predictions

In a rematch of last years final which went 7 games, the San Antonio Spurs square off against the Miami Heat and Tony Parker and company hope to prevent LeBron and the Heat from winning their third consecutive NBA championship.

06/05/2014

Clippers fans express their views on owner Donald Sterling. (Getty Images)

Baffoe: Sterling Is Over And Much Else Is Not

We were all enablers of a racist man through inaction.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Bulls forward Mike Dunleavy. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bernstein: Same Bulls Movie Ends Again

The Bulls must evolve beyond the frustrating annual cycle of overexertion/overexcitement/elimination.

CBS Chicago–04/30/2014

Jimmy Butler fouls Bradley Beal of the Washington Wizards. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls Fall To Wizards 101-99 In OT

Bradley Beal came on strong late in regulation to finish with 26 points, Nene scored six of his 17 in overtime and the Washington Wizards beat the Chicago Bulls 101-99 Tuesday to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round series.

04/22/2014

Joakim Noah. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

Reminder: Bulls Playoff Tickets Go On Sale Today At 11 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased at Bulls.com, NBATickets.com, the United Center and 1-800-4NBA-TIX.

CBS Chicago–03/28/2014

Roy Hibbert.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Problem With Roy Hibbert’s ‘No Homo’ Joke

I enjoy watching Roy Hibbert play basketball. I enjoy watching Lebron James play basketball. I enjoy watching Roy Hibbert play basketball against Lebron James. In no way do I want to have sex with either of them, while they play basketball or otherwise.

CBS Chicago–06/03/2013

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Pacers Focus On LeBron At Own Risk

The Miami Heat are going to have quite a challenge in front of them from the opening tip of Game 4 in the Eastern Conference Finals. Miami must find a way to once again play a near perfect half against the defensive-minded Indiana Pacers.

05/28/2013

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Ten Foot Mailbag: Ditka’s Number And Urlacher’s Reality Show

Meatball karma has a funny way of striking a balance, doesn’t it?

CBS Chicago–05/24/2013

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Report: Knicks’ Carmelo Anthony Has Partial Tear In Shoulder

Anthony first hurt his left shoulder on April 14 against the Pacers. Now it seems he played the entire playoff run — 12 games — with a partially torn labrum.

05/23/2013

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Bulls, Heat Prepare For Friday’s Pivotal Game 3

The Miami Heat and Chicago Bulls are getting ready for Friday’s pivotal game 3.

05/10/2013

Amar’e Stoudemire, Mike Woodson (credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Stoudemire Return Is Baffling Self-Sabotage By Knicks

John Schmeelk: The chances that coach Mike Woodson ends up looking good for this decision are slim to none.

05/10/2013

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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

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