Indiana Pacers pound Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls
Indiana Pacers pound Derrick Rose-less Chicago Bulls

Solomon Hill tallied 21 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Indiana Pacers to a 99-90 win over the Chicago Bulls, who were once again without injury-plagued star Derrick Rose.

LeBron James rediscovers touch to lead Cavs over Bulls in OT
LeBron James rediscovers touch to lead Cavs over Bulls in OT

LeBron James bounced back from a sub-par performance in his Cleveland homecoming the night before to score 36 points as the Cavaliers defeated Chicago 114-108 in overtime on Friday.

Wade says he will stay with Heat

Dwyane Wade will stay with the Miami Heat to aid the club he helped to three NBA titles in rebuilding after the loss of superstar LeBron James, he said on Tuesday.

Wizards draw first blood against Pacers in playoffs

The youthful Washington Wizards showed no signs of wilting in the heat of the playoffs as they beat the top-seeded Indiana Pacers 102-96 in their Eastern Conference second round series opener on Monday.

Ariza scores 30 to lead Wizards over Bulls

Trevor Ariza scored an NBA playoff career-best 30 points to spark Washington over Chicago 98-89 Sunday, putting the Wizards on the brink of advancing to the second round.

Wizards edge Bulls while Pacers, Raptors equalize

Bradley Beal scored a game-high 26 points to spark Washington over Chicago 101-99 in overtime Tuesday, giving the Wizards their best NBA playoff start in 32 years.

US NBA stars book four World Cup tuneups

US NBA stars will face Brazil, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic and Slovenia in tuneup matches before the Basketball World Cup, USA Basketball announced Wednesday.

Lovebirds Buss, Jackson to sign conflict of interest pact

New York Knicks president Phil Jackson and his fiancee, Los Angeles Lakers president Jeanie Buss, have been asked by the NBA to sign a document dealing with potential conflicts of interest.

Jackson seeks to recreate magic with the Knicks

Phil Jackson vowed to revive the struggling New York Knicks as he was officially announced as their new president Tuesday, returning to the team where he started his glittering career.

Spurs` Ginobili to miss 3-4 weeks

Argentinian guard Manu Ginobili joined the San Antonio Spurs` growing injury list on Wednesday as the NBA team said he would miss three to four weeks with a hamstring strain.

Rodman checks into rehab center

Dennis Rodman has checked into an undisclosed alcohol rehabilitation center to treat his long-time struggle with alcoholism, his agent says.

Britain`s Deng traded from Bulls to Cavaliers

Britain`s Luol Deng, an NBA All-Star forward, was traded by the Chicago Bulls to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Tuesday in a deal for Andrew Bynum and draft picks, the teams announced.

Ronaldo to make big impact at 2014 World Cup

Former Real Madrid manager and Iran national football coach Carlos Queiroz said he expects Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo to make a big impact at the upcoming 2014 FIFA World Cup.

NBA: Anthony scores 30 to carry Knicks over Bulls

Carmelo Anthony collected 30 points and 10 rebounds in New York Knicks` win over Bulls 83-78 in the National Basketball Association (NBA) league.

Cricket will always be no. 1 sport in India: Bosh

NBA star Chris Bosh is confident that basketball will catch up with other sports in India in popularity but conceded that cricket will remain number one in fan following just like American football is in his home country.

Michael Jordan’s alleged baby mum demands DNA test

A woman in Georgia has stepped up her paternity battle with Michael Jordan by demanding that the basketball icon submit to a DNA test.

Rose returns, Bulls move closer to East title

Derrick Rose returned to the lineup to help Chicago Bulls beat the Dallas Mavericks 93-83 on Saturday and increase their lead over the Miami Heat in the race for the Eastern Conference`s top seed.

Red-hot Bulls refuse to rest on laurels

Chicago Bulls remain wary of complacency as they look to close out a dominant regular season, mindful of their premature exit from last year`s playoffs as the top seed.

Bulls hold Magic to 59 points, win without Rose

The Chicago Bulls continue to thrive in the absence of league MVP Derrick Rose and cemented their place at the top of the Eastern Conference.

Bulls overcome Rose absence to beat Heat

The Chicago Bulls overcame the absence of league MVP Derrick Rose to earn a 106-102 win over the Miami Heat on Wednesday with third-string point guard John Lucas III scoring 24 points to emerge as an unlikely game winner.