Joe Cowley

Best NBA player from Chicago currently playing?

Chuck Swirsky

Faried-Davis===energy. Something you can't coach.. Effort !

Joe Cowley

Golden State basketball means no offensive patience.

Joe Cowley

Kyle Korver would have looked real nice against the match-up zone right about now.

Joe Cowley

Kyrie Irving just redefined "floater.''

Joe Cowley

Besides playing poorly, Team USA getting FIBA-ed by officials.

Chuck Swirsky

Turkey knocking down 3 after 3 after 3....USA looks out of sync...Turkey 51-45-3rd quarter

Sam Smith

Sort of a turnaround as Turkey feasting on Americans

Joe Cowley

Turkey up 5 over Team USA at half.....this is not a typo.

Sam Smith

Brutal 1st half for USA team and Rose as last play for Rose ends in Rose's 3rd turnover on pass and Turkey 40-35 lead. But, hey, moving well

Joe Cowley

Did Simeon HS never face a zone defense? Bad, bad, bad.

Nick Friedell

Even on TV thousands of miles away, the frustration on Derrick Rose's face is obvious. He just isn't playing very well right now.

Chuck Swirsky

USA needs to clean a lot of things up----they've come out flat, uninspired.

Nick Friedell

Get to @espn, basketball fans. Omer Asik and Team Turkey lead Team USA by 5 points just before halftime.

Joe Cowley

Team USA getting embarrassed by a 10th-grade defense. #matchupzoneproblems

Chuck Swirsky

Before we continue to use the word "stunned" let's wait until late 4th quarter.....

Chuck Swirsky

ESPN game announcers doing the best they can from studio but not being on site hinders getting a true feel for the game .

Sam Smith

Feeling pretty good if you've got Turkey and 37. 16-16 after one quarter. USA playing like extra portions of tryptophan in pregame meal

Sam Smith

Rose enters w/USA finishing up 9-0 run to lead 14-10. Quickly fires up three against zone to show he's not resting in 2nd of back to back

Chuck Swirsky

Rose enters game 5 min left 1st Q USA 14-10

Sam Smith

Omer already dominating with three rebounds in fewer than two minutes in 6-2 Turkey blowout thus far

Sam Smith

Cool the way FIBA games start precisely on time without fans being singed from fireworks debris.

Joel Brigham

Big #fantasyfootball draft tonight. It's the one with the friends and the BBQ and the trophy. Can't wait!

Chuck Swirsky

Tremendous homily delivered today by Father Cameli @HolyNameChicago ....it's not about us. Totally blessed and inspired .

Pau Gasol

In less than 2h we'll play our second game of this #WorldCup against #Egypt! Let's keep getting better as we move forward. #Spain2014

Pau Gasol

Esta noche jugamos contra #Egipto nuestro segundo partido de esta #CopaDelMundo! A seguir mejorando en cada partido. #Granada #Spain2014

Pau Gasol

Carolina Marín Campeona del Mundo de Bádminton! Muchísimas felicidades por este éxito histórico @caro_marin2 !!

Chuck Swirsky

Never met the man but by all accounts Adam Dunn was a great guy in the locker-room. All the best in Oakland. Thanks for your time in Chicago

Pau Gasol

Congratulations to my good friend and teammate for his 200 games played with our national team! #GrandeFelipe http://t.co/9MyqZSmbg4

Pau Gasol

Muchas felicidades a mi buen amigo y compañero por sus 200 partidos como internacional! #GrandeFelipe http://t.co/yADKih12nx

Sam Smith

Rose flashes familiar form in fashionable USA frenzy over Finland. blogs.bulls.com/2014/08/rose-i…

Chuck Swirsky

Cal gets a break....big break but again we're talking about the Bears--they'll probably throw 3 times..lol

Chuck Swirsky

Cal is handing this game to @NU_Sports

Chuck Swirsky

This Cal playing call is brutal..absolutely brutal

Chuck Swirsky

Northwestern has a shot to win this game...if Cal loses this is on the coach..period.

Pau Gasol

Good start of the #WorldCup by our team beating #Iran tonight. The fans in #Granada were great as always! Tomorrow more. #Spain2014

Pau Gasol

Buen comienzo de campeonato ganando a #Iran esta noche. La afición de #Granada espectacular! Mañana más y mejor. #Spain2014 #SomosEquipo

Mike McGraw

Final stat line for Derrick Rose was 12 pts, 3 asts, 3 stls, 5 TOs, 3-8 FG, 1-2 3-pt, 5-5 FTs. Klay Thompson led US with 18 pts, A Davis 17

Mike McGraw

The slide continues. Northwestern has 18 of 22 starters back, plus an experienced QB, and looks awful against a Cal team it crushed last yr.

Chuck Swirsky

Cal 31-7--didn't see this coming. No way.

Chuck Swirsky

Poor tackling by the Cats...has to be disappointing for @coachfitz51 but he'll correct that. Northwestern is better than this.30-7-3rd Q Cal

Sam Smith

USA with 114-55 win over Finland as Rose has 12. Iran trying to go nuclear, but Pau Gasol with 26 has Spain up 20 on Iran in 4th quarter

Chuck Swirsky

Time to flip over to Northwestern- Cal...what, wait-Cats down 24-7 at half? No way.

Chuck Swirsky

USA 114 Finland 55. Final. Thank you.

Chuck Swirsky

Rose with a smooth wing pass to Thompson who knocks down a right elbow jumper...Rose looking for him..can't blame him.

Chuck Swirsky

Rose for 3--double figure scoring for Chicago's own @Derrick Rose USA 107-49

Chuck Swirsky

Let's just run the clock and call it. USA 101-49

Chuck Swirsky

Rose to Plumlee...USA leads 97-47...

Chuck Swirsky

Thompson's shot is so wet it's ridiculous.

Chuck Swirsky

USA up 50. That's all I got.

Joe Cowley

Rose still shaky around the rim.

Chuck Swirsky

USA lead cut to 40- Rose is fouled shoots two. The camera has more bounce than Finland.

Sam Smith

USA leading 70-24. Urban Meyer says they need to start trapping and pressing more.

Sam Smith

Finland breaks 0-19 field goal drought. Steps being skipped?

Chuck Swirsky

They're dancing in the streets in Helsinki---Finland has scored a bucket--- USA up 44

Chuck Swirsky

Rose 7pts 2reb-2 assts 2 blocks...

Sam Smith

USA with 60-18 halftime lead. Thibs preparing his seen McGrady score 13 points in 35 seconds speech.

Chuck Swirsky

60-18 USA at the half....Cheetos for everyone.

Mike McGraw

Anti-upset alert: USA 60, Finland 18 at halftime. Rose with 7 points, including a nice two-hand dunk.

Joe Cowley

Murphy is a great shooter .... outside of actual games.

Chuck Swirsky

Rose feeds Klay for the bucket--USA up 42---Finland hoping @34billy42 Bill @34billy42 becomes a citizen at halftime

Nick Friedell

Rose with a nice cross and dunk on Finland. Gar and Pax are probably watching that replay over and over right now.

Joe Cowley

Is it still called a Euro-step if you're in Europe?

Sam Smith

Rose takes hard hit, fouled trying to go over screen. Next play drives middle, crosses over and thunders down two-handed dunk! Back? Back!

Joe Cowley

Finally ... welcome to the FIBA Cup, DRose. It's been a few weeks since we've seen that!

Chuck Swirsky

Rose right down Madison Street for the hoop.

Joe Cowley

FIBA refs make you appreciate NBA refs .... unless ur Thibs.

Chuck Swirsky

Rose returns now I hope his teammates give him the rock..

Joe Cowley

DRose is the best decoy on the court right now.

Sam Smith

TV cameras focus on Rose greeting team into t/o after Irving 3 makes it 47-18. Appears fists not sore despite several bumps and greetings

Chuck Swirsky

Irving buries right wing 3---USA blowing out Finland in 2nd Q-Rose remains on bench with 5 pts.

Sam Smith

Kind of gets you excited for the stretch run when you hear "Anthony Davis taking it to Hanno Mottola."

Mike McGraw

Hmmm, didn't see a single "I believe that we will win" tweet for USA vs. Finland.

Joe Cowley

Those M. Camby-A. Davis comparisons? Went bye-bye awhile ago. Camby's offense was a punch line compared to A.D.

Chuck Swirsky

You either have it or you don't----huge gap in talent USA and Finland.

Joe Cowley

Here was some behind the scenes pre-game advice given to Finland: youtube.com/watch?v=8gciFo…

Sam Smith

Finland players appear to be taunting USA players that their apps are the best as they invented Angry Birds.

Sam Smith

Bulls' Rose with 5 pts and Cavs Erik Murphy with 6 going at it like it's 7th game of Finals. The rivalry begins!

Joe Cowley

Murphy in Stick-it-up-the-Thibs mode. Still won't dent Team USA's lead.

Chuck Swirsky

ESPN reporting Rams waive Michael Sam....could be a practice squad player.

Chuck Swirsky

Rose finishes 1st quarter with 5 points.

Sam Smith

Rose playing most aggressive defense in tournament; just back to deflect fast break. Follows that with drive for 3-pt play. 31-16 USA

Chuck Swirsky

USA up 31-16 end of 1

Chuck Swirsky

Rose gets a old fashioned 3 pt play...USA up 31-14.

Sam Smith

Finland cold as a quarter of the country is within the Arctic Circle. Team cold also trailing 24-12 after two Rose free throws.

Chuck Swirsky

This has to be FIBA production..ESPN is always top notch.

Chuck Swirsky

USA 17-8-Rose remains not he floor- 1 foul

Sam Smith

USA leads historic rival Finland 13-8 with Rose entering game midway through first quarter.

Chuck Swirsky

Rose enters the game....

Chuck Swirsky

I'm getting nautious just watching this game...wow...

Nikola Mirotic

I just got done working out... Getting ready for my first @NBA season!!! http://t.co/OEHExdVW4l

Chuck Swirsky

Maybe my tv is busted but my picture is shaking..is that on me or the camera/production?

Chuck Swirsky

I'm sensing the game announcers are not on site based on sound effects..etc...am I incorrect?

Chuck Swirsky

Are the ESPN announcers live in Spain or in studio?

Chuck Swirsky

Time to check out USA hoops featuring @Derrick Rose nothing else is important. It's all about hoops. ESPN