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FILE - In this Jan. 18, 1998, file photo, Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich signals his team during the first quarter against the Chicago Bulls in Chicago. The votes are in, and word is about to come if this finally is the year that former Rockets coach Tomjanovich gets the call from the Basketball Hall of Fame. He's got support from many within the NBA, and his resume has far more than two NBA titles won as coach of the Rockets. The Hall will announce this year's enshrinement class on Saturday. (AP Photo/Michael S. Green, File)

Analysis: It's time for Tomjanovich to get the Hall's call

Apr. 3, 2020 2:41 AM EDT

The votes are in, and word is about to come if this, finally, is the year that former Houston Rockets coach Rudy Tomjanovich gets the call from the Basketball Hall of Fame. He's due. “Long overdue,” San Antonio coach Gregg Popovich said. The opinions that matter are held by the 24 people who...

Chicago Bulls' Wendell Carter Jr. (34) dunks next to Cleveland Cavaliers' Kevin Love (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, March 10, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

White scores 20, commits 9 TOs, Bulls beat Cavaliers 108-103

Mar. 10, 2020 11:57 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White scored 20 points to help offset a career-high nine turnovers in his first NBA start, and the Chicago Bulls beat the Cleveland Cavaliers 108-103 on Tuesday night. The Bulls won their 22nd game to match their total from last season, though they didn't think it would take this long....

Brooklyn Nets interim head coach Jacque Vaughn talks to his players during the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Chicago Bulls at the Barclays Center, Sunday, March 8, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Dinwiddie makes late free throws, Nets beat Bulls 110-107

Mar. 8, 2020 8:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points, Caris LeVert and Joe Harris each added 23 and Brooklyn beat the Chicago Bulls 110-107 on Sunday, a day after the Nets parted ways with coach Kenny Atkinson. Interim head coach Jacque Vaughn directed the Nets to their second straight victory. The team said...

Indiana Pacers' Myles Turner (33) dunks against the Chicago Bulls during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Friday, March 6, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

Sabonis dominates, Pacers hang on to beat Bulls 108-102

Mar. 6, 2020 11:46 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Domantas Sabonis dominated with 24 points and 12 rebounds, and the Indiana Pacers hung on to beat the Chicago Bulls 108-102 on Friday night. The Pacers led by as much as 23 in the third quarter and withstood a big push in the fourth to win for the fifth time in six games. They also moved...

Minnesota Timberwolves' Malik Beasley, right, lays up a shot as Chicago Bulls' Wendell Carter Jr. defends in the first half of an NBA basketball game Wednesday, March 4, 2020 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Beasley scores 24 as Timberwolves beat Bulls 115-108

Mar. 4, 2020 11:46 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Malik Beasley scored 24 points and D’Angelo Russell added 19 for the Minnesota Timberwolves in a 115-108 victory against the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night. Naz Reid had his second straight double-double for Minnesota with 16 points and 11 rebounds, helping the Timberwolves to...

Chicago Bulls' Coby White (0) attempts to dunk against Dallas Mavericks' Maxi Kleber (42), of Germany, during the second half of an NBA basketball game Monday, March 2, 2020, in Chicago.  (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

White scores 19 as Bulls hold off Doncic, Mavericks 109-107

Mar. 3, 2020 12:07 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White scored 19 points, Otto Porter Jr. added 18 in his return from a broken left foot and the Chicago Bulls hung on to beat the Dallas Mavericks 109-107 Monday night when Luka Doncic's desperation heave bounced off the rim. Denzel Valentine added a season-high 17 points and the Bulls...

Oklahoma City Thunder's Danilo Gallinari (8) shoots over Chicago Bulls' Adam Mokoka during the first half of an NBA basketball game Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

Schroder helps Thunder top Bulls 124-122

Feb. 25, 2020 11:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — When it comes to close games on the road, the Oklahoma City Thunder like their chances. It helps to have a pair of guards like Chris Paul and Dennis Schroder. Schroder scored 21 points and made a huge defensive play in the fourth quarter, helping the Thunder top the Chicago Bulls 124-122 on...

Washington Wizards' Troy Brown Jr. (6) goes up to shoot against Chicago Bulls' Coby White (0) during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, Feb. 23, 2020, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

White has 33 again, Bulls beat Wizards despite Beal's 53

Feb. 23, 2020 11:02 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Coby White is taking his game to new levels — and reaching some rarified Air. White scored 33 points to join Michael Jordan as the only Bulls rookies with 30 or more in consecutive games, and Chicago overcame Bradley Beal's career-high 53 to snap an eight-game losing streak with a...

Chicago Bulls guard Ryan Arcidacono (51) shoots against the Phoenix Suns during the first half of an NBA basketball game in Chicago, Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)

DeAndre Ayton, Devin Booker dominate, Suns top Bulls 112-104

Feb. 23, 2020 12:01 AM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — Disappointed he didn't make a bigger impact the previous night against the defending champions, DeAndre Ayton sure made his presence felt against the Bulls. Ayton dominated with 28 points and 19 rebounds, Devin Booker had 29 points and the Phoenix Suns beat the Chicago Bulls 112-104 on...

Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine (8) goes to the basket next to Washington Wizards forward Moritz Wagner (21) and forward Davis Bertans (42) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Beal scores 30, Wizards beat Bulls 126-114

Feb. 11, 2020 11:27 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just when it looked as if Washington's defense was going the cost the team a victory, the Wizards found a way to hold on. Bradley Beal scored 30 points, and Washington held off Zach LaVine and the Chicago Bulls for a 126-114 win on Tuesday night. LaVine scored 19 of his 41 points in the...