Posts Tagged Professional basketball

Bulls expect Derrick Rose back this season from knee surgery

In this Feb. 10, 2015, file photo, Chicago Bulls guard Derrick Rose (1) drives past Sacramento Kings guard Ben McLemore (23) as Jason Thompson (34) watches during an NBA basketball game in Chicago. Rose will have surgery on his right knee for the second straight season. The team announced Tuesday night, Feb. 24,  that Rose was feeling pain in his knee, and an exam and MRI confirmed a medial meniscus tear. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bulls can breathe a little easier. They expect Derrick Rose to return this season from his latest knee surgery.

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Rondo moving on after suspension over outburst with Carlisle

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas, left, reaches for the ball against Dallas Mavericks guard Rajon Rondo (9) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

DALLAS (AP) — Rajon Rondo says he and Dallas coach Rick Carlisle talked all the time in the days after the point guard arrived from Boston in a trade the Mavericks hope will boost their chances of winning a championship.

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NBA to release ‘last 2 minutes’ reports on crunch-time calls

NEW YORK (AP) — The NBA will begin revealing whether it determined referees’ crunch-time calls to be right or wrong.

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Legislators looking for specific cost of Bucks’ arena

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The co-chairmen of the state Legislature’s Joint Finance Committee are pressing the Milwaukee Bucks owners to be specific about how much a new arena would cost.

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Westbrook gets triple-double but Suns beat Thunder 117-113

Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives as  Phoenix Suns' Eric Bledsoe (2) and Alex Len (21) defend during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Matt York)

PHOENIX (AP) — Point guard matchups don’t get much better than the one Thursday night in Phoenix.

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