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  1. Brooklyn Nets deny tanking, say they were trying to get team heal...

    Mike Mazzeo

    The Brooklyn Nets dismissed rampant speculation that they tanked down the stretch in order to set up a first-round playoff match-up with the Toronto Raptors.

    Story | Conversation | April 18, 2014
  2. Bulls find a game plan to believe in

    Doug Padilla

    DEERFIELD, Ill. - Attacking the inside with athletic big men is not only a strategy the Chicago Bulls will use against the Miami Heat, it figures to be the blueprint for winning games moving forward. In the wake of another Derrick Rose season-endi...

    Blog | December 06, 2013
  3. Bulls ready for familiar clash with Pacers

    Nick Friedell

    INDIANAPOLIS -- Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls have seen the Indiana Pacers so much over the past few seasons, including twice in the preseason, that watching tape of the Pacers didn't really come into their game plan over the last few days. "...

    Blog | November 06, 2013
  4. NBA - Why physical defenses like the Chicago Bulls' are key to be...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle analyzes how physical defense seems to prove effective in stopping the Miami Heat.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2013
  5. Collins thought Rose would play Thursday

    Nick Friedell

    CHICAGO -- Philadelphia 76ers coach Doug Collins was certain he was going to have to game plan for Derrick Rose on Thursday. "For Derrick, I thought for sure he was going to play tonight," Collins said. "He got hurt against Philadelphia (in their ...

    Blog | February 28, 2013
  6. Marc Gasol powers Grizzlies by Luol Deng-less Bulls in OT

    Marc Gasol scored 19 points, Zach Randolph had 13 points and 19 rebounds, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Chicago Bulls 85-82 in overtime on Saturday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | January 19, 2013
  7. NBA - How Tom Thibodeau has kept the Chicago Bulls atop the stand...

    Bradford Doolittle

    Bradford Doolittle writes that with star Derrick Rose on the sidelines, Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau -- via a modified game plan, rotation management and some key contributors -- has kept Chicago atop the standings.

    Story | Conversation | December 11, 2012
  8. San Antonio Spurs' Gregg Popovich is the NBA Coach of the Year

    Gregg Popovich can't win like the old days. No longer can the San Antonio Spurs simply feed Tim Duncan the ball, let their defense do the rest and ride that game plan to NBA championships.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2012
  9. NBA - Behind the scenes with Erik Spoelstra and the Miami Heat ga...

    Brian Windhorst

    Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra has 40 hours to build a game plan, writes Brian Windhorst in ESPN The Magazine. Luckily, the workaholic coach doesn't need much sleep.

    Story | Conversation | April 03, 2012
  10. Aside from Dirk, Heat have smaller concerns

    Brian Windhorst

    Glenn James/NBAE/Getty Images J.J. Barea has gotten the full attention of the Heat's coaching staff and defensive game plan. MIAMI -- Forget about all the talk about which Miami Heat player will defend Dirk Nowitzki. Who is going to defend J.J. Bar...

    Blog | May 30, 2011
  11. Hawks ready for more aggressive Rose

    Michael Wallace

    CHICAGO -- The Atlanta Hawks remain confident in their defensive game plan against Derrick Rose, but are bracing for what might be a concerted effort by the Chicago Bulls to get the league's MVP more frequent trips to the free-throw line. Rose did n...

    Blog | May 04, 2011
  12. Postgame: C's get away from game plan

    Chris Forsberg

    CHICAGO -- A collection of news and notes after the Chicago Bulls defeated the Boston Celtics 97-81 Thursday night at the United Center: The rundown: Game plan = Unfollowed | Ball Sticks Again | Layup Line Celtics players as a whole are big...

    Blog | April 08, 2011
  13. Monta Ellis scores 33 points as Warriors upend Bulls

    Warriors 101, Bulls 90

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | February 05, 2011
  14. Bulls notch 11th win in last 13 games by bouncing Bucks

    Carlos Boozer had 24 points and nine rebounds, Luol Deng scored 24 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Milwaukee Bucks 90-77 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 28, 2010
  15. Derrick Rose laces up for regular season

    Jon Greenberg

    CHICAGO -- At a downtown shoe store Saturday, Derrick Rose held his newest signature shoe, the D Rose 5 Boost, up for the cameras. This season, he plans on wearing it, too. After playing 10 games over the previous two seasons thanks to two diff...

    Blog | October 25, 2014
  16. Kevin Durant plans return to Team USA for 2016 Olympic Games

    Marc Stein

    While LeBron James is undecided, Kevin Durant told ESPN he intends to return to Team USA for the 2016 Olympics in Brazil after withdrawing from national-team duty shortly before the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2014