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Derrick Rose made a baseline floater with 5.7 seconds left to lift the Chicago Bulls to an 82-81 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night in his first home game since he injured his left knee 18 months ago.Share Tweet
After a slippery suspension, Milwaukee delays the debut of its Robert Indiana-inspired courtyahoo.com Oct 31, 2013Following an embarrassing incident that forced referees into suspending Milwaukee’s final preseason game just a few minutes into the contest, the Bucks are taking a closer look at the slippery flooring that the Bucks, Toronto Raptors, and working refs f…Share Tweet
This or That? Considering a variety of cool plays from a jam-packed Wednesday slate (Videos)yahoo.com Oct 31, 2013After Tuesday's three-game soft open, the NBA calendar kicked into full gear on Wednesday with a mammoth 14-game slate that saw 28 of the league's 30 teams in action. (The lone resters? The Chicago Bulls and Los Angeles Clippers, who played Tuesday and …Share Tweet
New Orleans Mascot “Pierre The Pelican” Terrifies Twitterdimemag.com Oct 31, 2013The New Orleans Pelicans lost a tight game to the Pacers last night during their home opener. Perhaps more frightening than the loss, or any time Eric Gordon awkwardly falls to the court, was the new mascot they revealed, Pierre the Pelican. Today is Ha…Share Tweetdimemag.com Oct 31, 2013Former St. John’s star and Queensbridge native Ron Art—Metta World Peace took an unusual route to Madison Square Garden last night for the Knicks home opener against the Bucks. We say unusual with the caveat that he’s a professional basketball player. W…Share Tweetdeadspin.com Oct 31, 2013Why haven't the Bucks opened at home in 29 years? Not since 1984, the year before Herb Kohl bought the team, has Milwaukee opened an NBA season in Milwaukee. It's not a coincidence; the NBA season opens during the week, and the Bucks want their home ope…Share Tweetnydailynews.com Oct 31, 2013Kevin Garnett didn’t waive his no-trade clause for a night like this, but welcome to Mischief Night and a bad start for the Brooklyn Nets. The new leader of the Nets tried to meet the disappointment of his team’s season-opening 98-94 loss to Cleveland h…Share TweetCNNSI.com Oct 31, 2013MILWAUKEE (AP) -- The Bucks' slick new home floor has been temporarily shelved.Share Tweetgrantland.com Oct 31, 2013It has been quite a year for [clears throat] LARRY SANDERS!. He broke out last season, blowing away his previous minutes totals, cutting his once astr...Share Tweet
With Tony AllenOct 31Memphis guard Tony Allen talks Grizzlies defense, the joys of Twitter and what kids can expect when they trick-or-treat at his place.
Derrick Rose Game-Time CallOct 31Nick Friedell details the latest on Derrick Rose's playing status for the Bulls' matchup against the Knicks.
Rose Drains Go-Ahead JumperOct 31Derrick Rose addresses the media after lifting the Bulls past the Knicks in Chicagos home opener.
Rose Lifts Bulls Past KnicksOct 31Derrick Rose's shot with under 10 seconds to go pushed the Bulls to a 82-81 win over the Knicks.