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  1. Thibodeau, Stevens hold mutual respect

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Boston Celtics coach Brad Stevens can remember the first time he met Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau and had a chance to talk basketball with him. Stevens was still the head coach at Butler and met his friend Ron Adams, who was then a...

    Blog | January 02, 2014
  2. 2013 Stanley Cup finals -- Patrick Kane of Chicago Blackhawks cit...

    Scott Powers

    Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane said he was inspired by watching LeBron James and Dwyane Wade combine for 65 points in the Heat's win over the Spurs in Game 4 of the NBA finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 15, 2013
  3. Jabari Parker will play college basketball in 2013 rather than go...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Simeon Career Academy forward Jabari Parker, the nation's No. 2 senior, said Friday he will attend college rather go on a mission next year and two local schools could have been options for next year if it wasn't for coaching changes.

    Story | Conversation | November 30, 2012
  4. Rapid Reaction: Bulls 87, Timberwolves 80

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Here's a quick look at how the Chicago Bulls defeated the Minnesota Timberwolves 87-80 at the United Center on Saturday. How it happened: After nearly three quarters of back-and-forth basketball, the Bulls broke a 55-55 tie in the third...

    Blog | November 10, 2012
  5. Thibodeau impressed by Illini's Groce

    Scott Powers

    CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Illinois fans aren't the only ones expecting first-year coach John Groce to quickly turn the Illini basketball program around. Chicago Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau is also anticipating the same. "I think he's going to do a terri...

    Blog | October 12, 2012
  6. Derrick Rose won't be rushed back

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Bulls chairman Jerry Reinsdorf said Saturday he won't risk Derrick Rose's future by allowing his franchise player to return to the court too soon after suffering a torn ACL last season. Rose tore the ACL in his left knee in Game 1 of the B...

    Blog | August 11, 2012
  7. McCamey out to impress in summer league

    Scott Powers

    Former Illinois point guard Demetri McCamey might be wearing a Chicago Bulls' uniform during the NBA summer league, but his goal is to impress every team, his agent said on Tuesday. McCamey, who was a four-year starter at Illinois, went undrafted ...

    Blog | July 10, 2012
  8. 2012 NBA playoffs -- Chicago Bulls' Derrick Rose suffers torn ACL...

    Scott Powers

    Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose suffered a torn ACL in his left knee and will miss the rest of the season, the team announced Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2012
  9. Oak Park's Shumpert emerging for Knicks

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- Respect has rarely come easy for New York Knicks rookie guard Iman Shumpert. As a senior at Oak Park High School, he was one of just two McDonald's All-Americans from Illinois, and he still finished fourth in the state's Mr. Basketball ...

    Blog | April 10, 2012
  10. No NBA could be good for college hoops

    Scott Powers

    Chicago State coach Tracy Dildy doesn't want the NBA lockout to last forever, but he wouldn't mind the sides taking a few more months to resolve their issues. Growing up in Chicago, Dildy knows where the NBA and college basketball exist in the pec...

    Blog | October 20, 2011
  11. Ex-Illinois star Roger Powell joins Valparaiso coaching staff

    Scott Powers

    Former University of Illinois star Roger Powell was named to Valparaiso's men's basketball staff as an assistant coach on Monday.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2011
  12. Chicago native Howard hopes to best Bulls

    Scott Powers

    CHICAGO -- If you've been a basketball star in Chicago sometime in the last 25 years, you've likely shared a court with Juwan Howard. Derrick Rose has played Howard in the NBA. Rose's older brother Reggie played Howard in high school. UIC coach Ho...

    Blog | May 17, 2011
  13. McNeal's risk paying off in quest for NBA

    Scott Powers

    Jerel McNeal's professional basketball career has hit more bumps than he would have anticipated two years into it. His adversities began from the start with the NBA draft on June 25, 2009, which he calls was one of the hardest days of his life. Co...

    Blog | April 27, 2011
  14. Simeon coach: Rose NBA's best

    Scott Powers

    Watching Derrick Rose play will never get old to Simeon coach Robert Smith. Even though Smith no longer has the front-row seat to Rose's playmaking like he did not too long ago at Simeon, Smith still tunes into every game Rose plays, sits back and...

    Blog | January 20, 2011
  15. ESPNChicago.com's all-decade Chicago preps basketball team

    Scott Powers

    ESPNChicago.com names its all-decade preps basketball team.

    Story | Conversation | December 17, 2009