Ricky O'Donnell

  • joined May 11, 2011
  • last login Jul 28, 2014
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Ricky O'Donnell is the college basketball editor and an NBA contributor at SB Nation.

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  • NBA Chicago Bulls
  • NFL Chicago Bears
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Team USA can be meaningful for Rose


The Bulls point guard is in Las Vegas trying out for the United States' FIBA World Cup team.

Another top high schooler is considering Europe

The 210-pound big man might be the next big-time high school player to skip college basketball to play overseas.

Jimmy Butler has a strained groin


And so the injuries begin for the 2014-15 Chicago Bulls.

LeBron will wear No. 23


Goodbye No. 6. Hello again, No. 23.


Lakers offer job to Byron Scott

Scott played for the Lakers from 1983-93 and 1996-97.

Meet 7'5 recruit Tacko Fall

Meet the tallest high school basketball player in the country.

Clippers threaten boycott if Sterling remains


If Donald Sterling owns the Clippers when next season opens, Doc Rivers and Chris Paul might not be there.

Isaiah Briscoe is having a monster summer


The 6'3 guard is considering Arizona, UConn, Louisville, Rutgers, St. John’s, Seton Hall and Villanova.

The 10 best mixtapes ever


From John Wall to Andrew Wiggins, we collected the most ridiculous mixtapes we could find.

Cavs confident they can trade for Kevin Love


Kevin Love could be on the verge of joining LeBron James in Cleveland.

Bulls making a push for Kevin Love


The Cavs and Warriors aren't the only teams pursuing the star power forward.

Malik Monk has the mixtape of the year


Watch the latest mixtape for the 6'3 guard.

Mudiay signs in China

The 6'5 point guard will spend next season playing in China.

Australia is the next basketball powerhouse


Three teenage prospects are set to make the Boomers a major player in future international competitions.

Don't trade Wiggins for Love

Kevin Love won't fix Cleveland's biggest issue, which is why the Cavs shouldn't trade Andrew Wiggins for him.

Jaylen Brown can't be stopped


The Georgia native has established himself as the best wing in the class of 2015.

In appreciation of Boozer


Now that it's over, let's remember Boozer's best, worst and funniest moments.

Lance bets on himself

The mercurial guard left the Pacers' familiar environment, but his game will have a chance to flourish with the Hornets.

Mudiay's high school facing closure

The high school co-founded by Deion Sanders is in the process of being closed.

Dirk turned down max from Rockets, Lakers

The Mavericks forward turned down a lot of money to remain in Dallas.


Humphries signs with Wizards

Washington added a veteran presence on the inside with the addition of Humphries.

Little margin for error


The Bulls could be the best team in the East next season, but a lot of things need to go right.

Dick Vitale is the world's best music critic

"Lionel winning the ladies hearts ONCE TWICE 3 TIMES A LADY - #HITMACHINE"

Emmanuel Mudiay chooses family over SMU


The point guard will never know what it's like to play for Larry Brown after deciding to turn pro overseas instead of attending SMU.


Ariza, Rockets agree to deal

Washington's loss is Houston's gain.

Carmelo couldn't win

The 30-year-old superstar had to choose between financial security and contention, but he's subject to criticism either way even though neither choice was ideal.


Thunder agree with Morrow

The Thunder just added one of the better three-point shooters in the NBA.

Melo reportedly (again) gone, Bulls moving to Pau


The Bulls can conceivably add both players, but it won't be easy.


Jazz match Hayward's max offer sheet

Charlotte won't be getting its wish of landing the young shooting guard.

LeBron is front page news

Check out the front page of newspapers around the country following LeBron's big decision.

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