Here Are The Details From The Derrick Rose Rape Lawsuit [UPDATED]

The lawsuit filed against Derrick Rose, accusing him of drugging and gang raping an ex-girlfriend, provides more details about what the woman says happened that night in Los Angeles. The complaint actually names 13 defendants—Rose and his friends Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen, and 10 unnamed “John Does”—and lists… »8/27/15 6:08pm8/27/15 6:08pm

Reports: Bulls Will Name Fred Hoiberg Their Next Head Coach

The NBA’s worst-kept secret will finally be revealed publicly tomorrow, as according to a number of reporters, the Chicago Bulls will name Fred Hoiberg their head coach. Adrian Wojnarowski has been reporting for at least a month that the Bulls intended on replacing Tom Thibodeau with Hoiberg. The only question was… »6/01/15 10:49pm6/01/15 10:49pm

Tom Thibodeau Takes Everything Too Seriously, Including First Pitches

NBA writer Sam Smith wrote a thoughtful eulogy following the demise of Tom Thibodeau’s stint with the Chicago Bulls, and the article contains an anecdote about how Thibodeau, who gets caught up in an intense obsession with every objective, prepared for a first pitch at a Cubs-White Sox game right after his first… »5/29/15 2:46pm5/29/15 2:46pm

There's Still Nothing Quite Like A LeBron James Chasedown Block

Watching LeBron James suplex the Bulls last night felt like bumping into an old friend. He does this at least once every postseason, but the first big LeBron Game of the summer is always a pleasant reminder of just what the greatest player in the world is really capable of. Hey guys, LeBron is here, and he’s gonna win… »5/13/15 10:15am5/13/15 10:15am

David Blatt Compares Himself To A Fighter Pilot, Keeps Digging That Hole

The Cavaliers evened the Eastern Conference semis thanks to LeBron James’s game-winning shot Sunday, so head coach David Blatt attempting to call a timeout with none remaining didn’t end up damning Cleveland to a loss. Blatt should still get shit for it, though, and he should definitely get shit for the ways he’s been… »5/11/15 3:26pm5/11/15 3:26pm

Tom Thibodeau Is Even More Intense Than You Thought

Tom Thibodeau is one of the best coaches in the NBA. This much is unarguable. He spent a decade as an assistant running some of the league’s best defenses, and his strong side overload scheme has been aped and stolen by every other team. And throughout the numerous injuries to Derrick Rose and other top players, the… »5/06/15 8:52pm5/06/15 8:52pm

Kendall Gill Remembers How He Learned Not To Trash Talk Michael Jordan

It’s kind of crazy that we’re still hearing new stories about Michael Jordan’s famously hyper-competitive streak this far past his playing career. Today, Kendall Gill posted a video of one particular incident when MJ got his revenge on him and Alonzo Mourning after the young ‘uns had the audacity to poke His Airness: »4/09/15 3:50pm4/09/15 3:50pm

Joakim Noah Will Always Be There To Shit-Talk LeBron James

One of the most endearing things about Joakim Noah is his continued insistence on just not having it with LeBron James and whatever team James happens to be on. There was the time he called out James for his dancing in the middle of a game, the time he called the Heat “Hollywood as hell,” and there he was during… »4/06/15 10:08am4/06/15 10:08am

Sad Derrick Rose Shrine Even Sadder After Being Vandalized

Remember that incredibly sad Derrick Rose shrine we told you about yesterday? Well, the only thing sadder than a shrine to a still living basketball player under an underpass is a vandalized shrine to a still living basketball player under an underpass. David Beltran and Brendan Carroll—the two artists who created… »3/10/15 9:46pm3/10/15 9:46pm

Chicago Artist's Shrine To Derrick Rose Is The Saddest

It's a common human response to erect shrines and murals in public spaces commemorating fallen heroes. One Chicago artist felt particularly moved by Derrick Rose's umpteenth injury to create one in his memory, replete with the point guard's visage wearing a crown of thorns, crutches and knee pads laid about to signify… »3/09/15 1:49pm3/09/15 1:49pm