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Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls shoots against Serge Ibaka #9 of the Oklahoma City Thunder during a pre-season game on October 23, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Gary Dineen/NBAE via Getty Images)

Boozer Scores 24 To Lead Bulls Past Thunder 94-89

Carlos Boozer had 24 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 94-89 preseason victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Tuesday night.

10/23/2012

Carlos Boozer #5 of the Chicago Bulls looks to pass while defended by Antawn Jamison #4 of the Cleveland Cavaliers on April 26, 2012 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Ray Amati/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Release 2012-13 Schedule

With Derrick Rose out for the majority of the coming season, it seems fitting the Bulls will kick off the season on Halloween.

670 The Score–07/27/2012

Assembly Hall in Champaign. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Bulls To Play Preseason Games At Illinois, Notre Dame

The Bulls’ preseason schedule includes only one true road game and two neutral site games on nearby college campuses.

CBS Chicago–07/17/2012

Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and LeBron James celebrate their NBA championship. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: The Handy Hater’s Guide To The Heat Championship

I hope this list helps in you justify your bitterness. Don’t accept the Heat as deserving for a nanosecond. Happy hating.

CBS Chicago–06/22/2012

Scott Brooks. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Scott Brooks ‘Communicating’ That He’s Outmatched

No team in NBA history has come back from a 3-1 series deficit to win the Finals. I wonder if Scott Brooks knows that and will do what’s worked and only what’s worked to try to salvage his team’s season.

CBS Chicago–06/20/2012

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Shane Battier’s Pregame Playlist

CBS Local Sports was able to get a look at Battier’s pregame playlist, and as expected, it’s the perfect mix of songs to inspire a veteran playing a for a title.

06/20/2012

LeBron James #6 of the Miami Heat looks to pass the ball in the second half against Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Four of the 2012 NBA Finals on June 19, 2012 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

James Leads Heat To 3-1 Series Lead Over Thunder

LeBron James and the Miami Heat are one win away from an NBA championship.

06/19/2012

Kevin Durant and LeBron James. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Video: Six Year Old Kid Hates Heat, Cries When Thunder Lose

Check out the video below as a six year old kid cries because the Heat defeated the Thunder in Game 3 of the NBA Finals.

670 The Score–06/19/2012

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LeBron Too Much For Thunder; Heat Again 2 Wins From Title

The Heat have been here before, two wins from an NBA title. The difference now? LeBron James isn’t letting his head get in the way of his talent.

06/18/2012

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder dunks against Chris Bosh #1 of the Miami Heat during Game One of the 2012 NBA Finals at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 12, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein /NBAE via Getty Images)

Durant Powers Thunder Past LeBron’s Heat 105-94

Kevin Durant scored 17 of his 36 points in the fourth quarter, Russell Westbrook added 27 points and 11 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied from a 13-point deficit to beat the Miami Heat 105-94 on Tuesday night in Game 1 of the NBA Finals.

06/12/2012

Kevin Durant and LeBron James. (Photo by Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Baffoe: Heat Hate May Blind You From A Great Series

Root for whichever team you want in this NBA Finals. I am not here to coax you toward either side because I am not on either side.

CBS Chicago–06/12/2012

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NBA Finals Pits LeBron Versus Durant

LeBron James versus Kevin Durant. It is the story of these NBA finals. One of them will emerge with his first championship and probably the title of best player in the game.

06/12/2012

Kevin Durant of the Oklahoma City Thunder is cheered by the fans during the game against the San Antonio Spurs in Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on June 2, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (credit: Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunderstruck: OKC Fans Go Crazy For NBA

Oklahoma sports fans previously split their loyalties between OU and OSU, but now the state has become united behind OKC, as the Thunder prepare for the Heat in the NBA Finals.

06/11/2012

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NBA Finals: Will The Heat Scorch The Thunder?

After a labor related splintered season, the NBA Finals is quite the perfect storm. In a battle of epic meteorological proportions, the Thunder takes on the Heat. But more importantly, this is the matchup that seems to be the one most of the basketball universe wants to see.

06/11/2012

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder celebrates with the trophy after defeating the San Antonio Spurs to win the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at Chesapeake Energy Arena on June 6, 2012 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Thunder Headed To NBA Finals, Beat Spurs 107-99

Kevin Durant had 34 points and 14 rebounds while playing all of regulation for the first time all season, and the Oklahoma City Thunder claimed a spot in the NBA finals by beating the San Antonio Spurs 107-99 on Wednesday night.

06/06/2012

Thabo Sefolosha #2 and Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder go up for the rebound against the San Antonio Spurs in Game Four of the Western Conference Finals during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on June 2, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Spurs Can’t Stop Durant, Fall 109-103 To Thunder

Once Kevin Durant got going, the San Antonio Spurs couldn’t find a way to slow him down.

06/03/2012

San Antonio Spurs guard Manu Ginobili reacts after making a three-pointer in the fourth quarter against the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game Two of the Western Conference Finals of the 2012 NBA Playoffs at AT&T Center on May 29, 2012 in San Antonio, Texas. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Parker, Ginobili Lead Spurs Over Thunder For 2-0 Series Lead

Tony Parker scored 34 points, Manu Ginobili added 20 and the San Antonio Spurs stayed perfect in the playoffs with a 120-111 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals on Tuesday night.

05/29/2012

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NBA Western Conference Finals Matchup And Prediction

Back in 1999, while Prince was partying, the NBA played a 50 game strike-shortened season that ended with the San Antonio Spurs being crowned champions. That first title for the Spurs began their odd dynasty as they would win the NBA Finals in only odd number years (2003, ‘05, and ’07).

05/24/2012

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NBA Western Conference Semifinal Matchups And Predictions

The first round of the NBA Playoffs has come to a close for the Western Conference, and the teams vying to make it into the conference finals are ready for battle. Let’s take a look at the Western Conference semifinal matchups to give you insight into who we think will come out on top.

05/14/2012

Ron Artest. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Metta World Peace Won’t Shake Harden’s Hand, Says He Doesn’t Shake Substitutes’ Hands

Forget peace, Metta World Peace is going to do what he wants to do.

670 The Score–05/14/2012

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