Russell Westbrook

Denver Timofey Mozgov, left, and Chicago's Joakim Noah battle for position in Monday's preseason game. The Bulls won 110-90. (Gary Dineen/NBAE/Getty Images)

McCaffrey: Thibodeau Wants More From His Defense

By Brendan McCaffrey- (CBS) As long as Tom Thibodeau remains the Bulls’ head coach, defense will be stressed, maximum effort required and even a preseason victory by 20 points examined thoroughly. Every game, every practice provides a […]

CBS Chicago–10/14/2014

Derrick Rose. (Ron Hoskins/NBAE via Getty Images)

Rose Won’t Recruit Anthony, Unsure About Team USA Tryout

“I can play with anybody, no matter who it is,” Derrick Rose says.

CBS Chicago–06/30/2014

The Clippers' Matt Barns, left, official Tony Brothers, center, and the Thunder's Nick Collison. (Richard Rowe/NBAE/Getty Images)

Westerlund: In Defense Of Officials Everywhere

An often forgotten rule appears lost on Doc Rivers and those rushing to judgment.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

For a time, Kevin Durant couldn't bring himself to watch Russell Westbrook's game-winning free throws. (Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

View: Durant Couldn’t Watch Westbrook’s Winning FTs

The Thunder’s amazing come-from-behind victory astonished everyone.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2014

Thunder point guard Rusell Westbrook. (Getty Images)

Westerlund: In Explosive Westbrook, Bulls Can See The Hope For Rose

Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook says Derrick Rose will be “the same D-Rose” in time.

CBS Chicago–03/17/2014

Russell Westbrook #0 of the Oklahoma City Thunder drives to the basket against Taj Gibson #22 and Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls on February 24, 2013 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Layne Murdoch/NBAE via Getty Images)

Bulls Embarrassed In 102-72 Loss To Thunder

Russell Westbrook scored 23 points, Kevin Durant and Serge Ibaka both contributed double-doubles and the Thunder held Chicago to the worst shooting performance in the NBA this season, beating the Bulls 102-72 on Sunday night.

02/25/2013

Luol Deng

Shep’s Bulls Notebook: Bulls Collapse, Thunder Stars Praise Rose

Here is Nick Shepkowski’s notebook from Thursday’s Bulls-Thunder game.

CBS Chicago–11/08/2012

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

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)

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

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

Kevin Durant #35 of the Oklahoma City Thunder protects the ball from Luol Deng #9 of the Chicago Bulls during the game between the Chicago Bulls and the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 1, 2012 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. (Photo by Joe Murphy/NBAE via Getty Images)

Thunder Stomp Bulls, 1 Game Back For Best Record

Russell Westbrook scored 27 points, Kevin Durant added 26 points and 10 rebounds and the Oklahoma City Thunder used a dominating third quarter to beat Chicago 92-78 on Sunday and move within a game of the Bulls in the race for the NBA’s best record.

04/01/2012

Carlos Boozer

Reports: Boozer At Club Where Man Shot Dead

Carlos Boozer reportedly was one of many star athletes at a Manhattan night club where a deadly shooting occurred early Tuesday morning

CBS Chicago–11/16/2011

Carlos Boozer and Derrick Rose

Muller: Exhibition Tour Is A Bad Idea For Rose And Boozer

David Stern and Billy Hunter are still hard at work trying to save the NBA season but it appears that many of the league’s top stars are getting ready to hit the road for a two-week world tour that will consist of six games spanning across four continents.

CBS Chicago–10/20/2011

Shane Battier

Grizzlies And Thunder Going To Game 7

Just keep counting Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies out. They revel in that underdog status.

CBS Chicago–05/14/2011

Derrick Rose

NBA All-Stars Skills Challenge Winner: Not Rose

Derrick Rose, the winner of the Skills challenge two years ago, couldn’t even make the finals this year. The Chicago star finished the obstacle course in 35.7 seconds.

02/19/2011

Chicago Bulls

No Bulls Joining Rose For All-Stars

The NBA All-Star reserves were announced Thursday night. Many were hoping to see Carlos Boozer, Luol Deng or Joakim Noah named to the team. Unfortunately, those hoping to see more Bulls joining rose will be disappointed.

02/03/2011

Derrick Rose

Rose Named Eastern Conference Player Of The Week

The Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose was named the Eastern Conference player of the week, for games played Jan. 10-16.

01/18/2011

Kevin Love and Derrick Rose

Could Next NBA Super-Trio Involve Bulls?

The Dwyane Wade-LeBron James-Chris Bosh trio sparked all kinds of debate when they decided to team up and play for the Miami Heat. And there’s a chance that there could be a new trio staring to form.

01/05/2011

Derrick Rose

Durant And Thunder Visit Rose And Bulls

Monday night’s matchup will pit two of the NBA’s top scorers against each other, as the Bulls try to avenge their opening night OT loss to the Thunder.

12/06/2010

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