Dan Devine, yahoo.com
It's not easy to play pretty basketball against Tom Thibodeau's Chicago Bulls. Thibs' teams have led the league in defensive efficiency (the number of points allowed per 100 possessions) in each of his two full seasons, and are tied for second so far th…
Dec 12, 2012
Associated Press, ESPN.com
Blake Griffin had 22 points and 10 rebounds to help the Los Angeles Clippers beat the Chicago Bulls 94-89 on Tuesday night for their seventh straight victory, the team's longest winning streak in two decades.
On the Sunday before the 2011 NBA Finals, the Dallas Mavericks landed in Miami at 7:30 p.m., and most of the team scattered to nearby restaurants. Dirk Nowitzki checked into his hotel and caught a ride to American Airlines Arena. The Mavericks know not …