Nerlens Noel


PHILADELPHIA — The Bulls (4-1) take on the Philadelphia 76ers Friday night and will be without Derrick Rose, who will sit out with multiple sprained ankles.


The Eastern Conference continues to be weaker than its Western counterpart as a whole, but following another offseason of significant player movement, the landscape looks a bit different.


Even though training camp won’t start until the end of the month, there are already a plethora of opinions about what will occur during the upcoming NBA season.


The 2014 NBA Draft class, while perhaps not as ready to make a major immediate impact as once believed, still appears to a banner crop of potential stars and long-term contributors in the league.


Kevin Love to the Cavaliers may finally be happening.