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Jimmy Butler, left, and Brandon Saad, right. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Two Leagues, Two Cap Realities

The NBA and NHL exist in entirely difference economic worlds.

CBS Chicago–07/01/2015

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8 Overrated Free Agents Soon To Be Overpaid

NBA free agency starts July 1 and these guys are about to cash in.

06/29/2015

PORTLAND, OR - NOVEMBER 11: Wesley Matthews #2 of the Portland Trail Blazers stands on the court during a game against the Charlotte Hornets on November 11, 2014 at the Moda Center Arena in Portland, Oregon. (Photo by Sam Forencich/NBAE via Getty Images)

Top Undrafted Players In NBA History

As these guys proved, the NBA dream isn’t over for the undrafted.

06/26/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: June 22nd-June 26th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

06/26/2015

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Winners And Losers From 2015 NBA Draft

Which teams had us scratching our heads at their selections?

06/25/2015

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Kelly: Should The NBA Draft Expand?

The NBA has grown while the draft has shrunk; is it time for the draft to expand?

06/25/2015

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NBA Draft Prospect Bobby Portis: “I Haven’t Been Getting Much Sleep”

Arkansas PF Bobby Portis has been labeled as a possible draft sleeper, we got his thoughts on the draft process and where he sees his game fitting in the NBA.

06/24/2015

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Alan Williams: ‘My Life As An NBA Draft Prospect’

UCSB isn’t your typical college basketball powerhouse, but Alan Williams isn’t your typical draft prospect either. Here’s his story, as told by him.

06/23/2015

TARRYTOWN, NY - AUGUST 3: Joel Embid #11 of the Philadelphia 76ers poses for a portrait during the 2014 NBA rookie photo shoot on August 3, 2014 at the Madison Square Garden Training Facility in Tarrytown, New York. (Photo by David Dow/NBAE via Getty Images)

Joel Embiid The Latest Example Of Risk Vs. Reward In NBA Draft

Seven-footers are still highly coveted by NBA teams, but these players have historically been more prone to injury

06/22/2015

Fred Hoiberg, left, and Gar Forman at the table during Hoiberg's introductory press conference. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Emma: Awkwardness Rules In Bulls’ Fred Hoiberg Introduction

The Tom Thibodeau divorce and subsequent politicking made Hoiberg’s hire uncomfortable.

06/02/2015

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Top 5 NBA Finals Moments

We’re a little over 24 hours away from the NBA Finals getting underway pitting the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James against the “Splash Brothers” of Golden State.

06/02/2015

Tom Thibodeau. (Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Tom Thibodeau, The Weird, Crazy, Unintentional Everyman

We can relate to Thibodeau and empathize with him.

CBS Chicago–05/29/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 25th-May 29th

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

05/29/2015

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Top 5 Wildest Sports Callers Of The Week: May 18-22

The Top 5 Sports Callers of the week is a weekly installment from CBS Local Sports that will bring you the wildest callers from across the nation.

CBS Chicago–05/22/2015

Bulls guard Derrick Rose, left, and wing Jimmy Butler. (Getty Images)

Bernstein: Derrick Rose/Jimmy Butler Tension Marred Game 6

There’s a reason why Rose lost his aggressiveness as the Bulls’ season ended meekly last week.

CBS Chicago–05/18/2015

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Michael Jordan Could Still Beat LeBron James?

A new poll says that 34% of NBA fans think MJ could beat Lebron right now in one-on-one.

05/15/2015

Derrick Rose goes up for a shot against LeBron James.  (Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Wake Up — Of Course The NBA Is Fixed

Everyone is out to get the Bulls this postseason.

CBS Chicago–05/13/2015

LeBron James, right. (Bill Baptist/NBAE/Getty Images)

LeBron James Drains An Insane Full-Court Shot

LeBron James, you are ridiculous!

04/25/2015

Ersan Ilyasova #7 of the Milwaukee Bucks knocks the ball away from Mike Dunleavy #34 of the Chicago Bulls during the first round of the 2015 NBA Playoffs at the United Center on April 18, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls Take The Lead Against Bucks

Derrick Rose had 23 points and seven assists in his first postseason game in three years, Jimmy Butler scored 25 points, and the Chicago Bulls opened the playoffs with a 103-91 victory over the Milwaukee Bucks on Saturday night.

04/18/2015

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

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