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.
Here is Nick Shepkowski’s notebook from Thursday’s Bulls-Thunder game.
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.
LeBron James and the Miami Heat are one win away from an NBA championship.
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.
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.
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.
Carlos Boozer reportedly was one of many star athletes at a Manhattan night club where a deadly shooting occurred early Tuesday morning
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.
Just keep counting Zach Randolph and the Memphis Grizzlies out. They revel in that underdog status.
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.
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.
The Chicago Bulls’ Derrick Rose was named the Eastern Conference player of the week, for games played Jan. 10-16.
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.
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.
ATHENS, Greece — The U.S. national basketball team finalized its roster for the world championships when Boston Celtics star Rajon Rondo asked to withdraw from consideration.
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