Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
CHICAGO | Tony Snell's heard his share of "skinny" jokes growing up.
Bulls forward Tony Snell drives to the basket against the Pistons in their Oct. 16 game. The rookie has averaged almost 11 points in five starts going into Saturday's game.
CHICAGO | The huge media crowd parted slowly as Bulls superstar Derrick Rose entered the United Center press room on white crutches Thursday.
Bulls superstar Derrick Rose walks down the hall on crutches Thursday at the United Center.
Valparaiso's Robbie Hummel plays professional basketball for the Minnesota Timberwolves.
INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana spent the offseason investing heavily in its bench.
I openly confess that I am a professional sports fan, especially when it comes to our own Chicago Bulls. The point of divergence between myself and many other sports fans, however, lies in my curiosity regarding the intensely academic aspects of working with superior athletes.
EAST CHICAGO | When Ariana Rosado dreams, she dreams big.
DENVER | The Denver Nuggets just quickened an already speedy backcourt by bringing in Nate Robinson.
The Bulls have waived veteran guard Richard Hamilton, as expected.
CHICAGO | It's been five years since the Bulls hit the jackpot in the lottery and used the golden ticket to grab Derrick Rose with the No. 1 pick.
CHICAGO | St. Francis de Sales is looking to make a name for itself in the athletic arenas and went out and got two big names to join its athletic staff.
St. Francis de Sales will name former Bulls first-round draft pick Jeff Sanders as its director of boys basketball operations, a source close to the school told the Times.
The Heat's LeBron James is greeted by fans during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference semifinals against the Bulls in Miami.
MIAMI | Nate Robinson scored 27 points, Jimmy Butler added 21 points and 14 rebounds while playing every second for the third straight game, and the Bulls stunned the Miami Heat 93-86 on Monday night to take Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
CHICAGO | The Chicago Bulls looked like they were ready to eliminate Deron Williams and the Brooklyn Nets and move on to the second round of the playoffs.
NEW YORK | Brook Lopez had 28 points and 10 rebounds, Deron Williams added 23 points and 10 assists, and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Bulls 110-91 on Monday night, cutting Chicago's lead to 3-2 in the first-round playoff series.
Fans will turn on a professional athlete faster than a rabid dog. It's their nature as paying customers.
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