NBA Analysis "The Chicago Bulls were one of the most aggressive teams this NBA offseason when it came to adding new players to the roster. One of the first moves that were made in free agency was Chicago landing point guard Lonzo Ball. Ball was a restricted free agent of the New Orleans Pelicans...." September 17
Clutch Points "There is no debating it, and Lonzo Ball knows it: The Chicago Bulls went to work during the 2021 NBA offseason. After a 31-41 finish to their 2020-21 season, which left them eleventh in the Eastern Conference and without the possibility of a playoff appearance, the newly revamped..." September 16
Fadeaway World "The Ball Brothers reached a star status even before they made it to the NBA. Thanks to their father, LaVar Ball, these young men were noticed by fans. After Lonzo entered the association with the Los Angeles Lakers in 2017 and LaMelo did the same last year, they have gotten to..." September 04
Clutch Points "We got to see the family up close in their Facebook TV series “Ball in the Family.” It allowed the public to grow a little closer to these individuals as they went through their journeys to get where they are today. All of this was set up by LaVar Ball to give them exposure so that..." August 26
"DeMar DeRozan delivered some variation of the word “win” 12 times during his introductory news conference Friday.
Alex Caruso did the same on seven occasions. Lonzo Ball reached six.
Heavy "Challenging a player’s toughness is about the most insulting thing anyone can do, but that’s what ESPN’s Stephen A. Smith did to new Chicago Bulls point guard Lonzo Ball. During a recent episode of First Take, Smith downplayed many of the Bulls’ recent..." August 14
Heavy "The Chicago Bulls wasted no time once NBA free agency started at the beginning of the month, as Lonzo Ball’s deal with the Bulls was one of the first free agent deals announced. But when Alex Caruso learned of the news, he didn’t think it was possible for..." August 14
Clutch Points "DeMar DeRozan was already considering joining the Chicago Bulls in free agency because of Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic, but it was the Lonzo Ball signing that sealed the deal for him. Earlier, the former San Antonio Spurs scorer admitted that..." August 13
Chicago Sun-Times "Point guard Lonzo Ball was the first domino to fall. Once he did, the Bulls found themselves in an unfamiliar place this offseason: They were an NBA destination. Yes, that’s a description the Bulls suddenly carry, one that was more a punch line than a reality for..." August 13
Bleacher Report "In his first official press conference as a member of the Chicago Bulls, Lonzo Ball sounds like he's very happy at his new home. Speaking to reporters on Friday, Ball called Chicago the "perfect place" for him because he felt like his skill set would fit..." August 13
Clutch Points "The New Orleans Pelicans recently lost to the Miami Heat in the Kyle Lowry sweepstakes. And to add insult to injury, they also lost Lonzo Ball in a sign-and-trade deal to the Chicago Bulls. The Pelicans obviously planned to pair Lowry with Zion Williamson..." August 13
Black Sports Online "Last week, Lonzo Ball left the Pelicans in free agency and joined the Bulls on a 4-year, $80 million deal. This Chicago team looks like they could finally get back to the playoffs, as they now have other key pieces such as DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic. Now, Lonzo looks like..." August 12
Heat Nation "It was recently reported that the Miami Heat’s acquisition of Kyle Lowry from the Toronto Raptors in a sign-and-trade deal was going to be investigated by the NBA for possible tampering violations. The Chicago Bulls’ acquisition of..." August 10
Clutch Points "Lavar Ball is the father of three talented basketball players, Lonzo, LiAngelo, and LaMelo. Two were drafted in the top three of their respective classes, the other went undrafted (LiAngelo) but is now trying to make it with the Hornets. It is Lavar’s dream to not just have all of his..." August 09
Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans officially completed their blockbuster deal on Monday despite the NBA’s ongoing investigation for tampering. While this is great news to see the deal go through, the Bulls and Pelicans are definitely not out of..." August 09
Heavy "Per ESPN’s Ramonna Shelburne and Adrian Wojnarowski, the NBA is investigating the sign-and-trade deals involving the Chicago Bulls and New Orleans Pelicans, and the Miami Heat and Toronto Raptors for “possible tampering violations.” The Bulls acquired..." August 07
The Big Lead "The NBA's tampering rules when it comes to free agency are a bit of a joke. Everyone understands why there are rules in place to prevent teams from speaking to players who are under contract with other teams. But when everyone knows a certain player will be a free agent and cannot..." August 07
Hoops Rumors "The NBA has launched investigations into two of the sign-and-trade deals that were agreed upon early in free agency, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski and Ramona Shelburne. Those two deals are the one that sent Kyle Lowry from the Raptors to..." August 07
Clutch Points "A lot of teams were interested in signing or trading for Lonzo Ball in the NBA offseason, but only the Bulls closed the deal. We saw how he dramatically resurrected his career with the New Orleans Pelicans. He has shown versatility, confidence, determination, and some serious improvement every..." August 06
Clutch Points "On the first day of NBA free agency, point guard Lonzo Ball sent shockwaves across the league when he signed with the Chicago Bulls on a four-year, $85 million deal. The Bulls have youngster Coby White but clearly is not the true franchise point guard they need. White..." August 05
Clutch Points "Though Lonzo Ball’s signing with the Chicago Bulls was well-received, there are still a number of basketball fanatics who are still at odds if the team made the right choice. As for one, some (especially those who have not paid attention) are still concerned about Ball’s..." August 04
The Athletic "The Bulls are acquiring guard Lonzo Ball as part of a sign-and-trade deal with New Orleans. Chicago is sending guards Tomáš Satoranský, Garrett Temple and a second-round pick to the Pelicans, according to The..." August 03
Clutch Points "Lonzo Ball knows that with the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 NBA Draft, the New Orleans Pelicans selected former Duke Blue Devils power forward Zion Williamson, who instantly changed the look of the Western Conference franchise. With Williamson bursting into the 2020-21 regular..." August 03
Hoops Rumors "The Bulls and point guard Lonzo Ball have agreed to a four-year, $85MM deal, Klutch Sports CEO Rich Paul tells Shams Charania of The Athletic. Ball is a restricted free agent, but the Bulls and Pelicans will work out a sign-and-trade to get him to Chicago, Paul..." August 02
Bleacher Report "The biggest dominoes of the NBA's free-agency point guard market have already started to fall. Chris Paul is all but assured to re-sign with the Phoenix Suns, and Kyle Lowry is expected to join Jimmy Butler in Miami via a sign-and-trade. From there, league..." August 02
Sports Keeda "After suffering through a season plagued by only 34 wins and 38 losses, the Indiana Pacers, if the NBA trade rumors are to be believed, want to acquire Lonzo Ball from the New Orleans Pelicans. As per the rumored reports, the management in Indiana is eager to bring in a point..." August 02
"Could we see both Ball brothers on the same team?
Though Lonzo is expected to sign an offer sheet with the Chicago Bulls, that would sure be an enticing option to sway his interest to Charlotte with his younger brother, LaMelo.
NBA Analysis "Lonzo Ball has been a major topic of conversation since the NBA trade deadline. He is entering free agency and this made many believe that the New Orleans Pelicans would be interested in trading him prior to the end of the season. The most likely suitor for Ball now appears to be the..." August 01
Heavy "The Chicago Bulls are going to offer Lonzo Ball a 4-year, $80 million deal on Monday, one way or another, per multiple sources. NBA free agency begins on Monday, August 2 at 6 pm ET, and the Bulls should be among the first teams active, and potentially coming to an..." August 01
The Athletic "Lonzo Ball’s future is one of the biggest mysteries for the New Orleans Pelicans heading into the offseason. The 23-year-old had perhaps the best season of his career last year, and he’ll have a number of teams interested in his services as he heads into restricted..." August 01
"The New Orleans Pelicans have taken the first step toward potentially keeping Lonzo Ball and Josh Hart.
Per ESPN's Andrew Lopez, New Orleans extended qualifying offers to Ball and Hart on Saturday.
NBA Analysis "The New Orleans Pelicans were mulling over whether or not they should proceed with Stan Van Gundy as their head coach, ultimately deciding to fire him after one NBA season at the helm. After making a decision on Van Gundy, the Pelicans are now tasked with figuring out what they want..." July 30
The Score "The Chicago Bulls, Boston Celtics, and Toronto Raptors are expected to show interest in impending restricted free agent Lonzo Ball, Stadium's Shams Charania reports. Ball showcased his impressive two-way skill set last season for the New..." July 30
Fadeaway World "It’s been two years since Anthony Davis left the city of New Orleans to go title chasing. In July 2019, the Pelicans traded Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for Brandon Ingram, Lonzo Ball, Josh Hart, and three first-round picks, including the No. 4 overall selection in the 2019..." July 29
Fadeaway World "23-year-old point guard Lonzo Ball is set to become a restricted free agent this summer. While he did say that he'd "love" to be back in a Pelicans jersey next season, the status of his future remains uncertain as the free agency period prepares to kick off in just a few..." July 29
NBA Analysis "Lonzo Ball is one of the better free agent guards available this NBA offseason, but he is a restricted free agent, giving the Pelicans leverage over him in contract negotiations. Ball could still wind up going to another team, but New Orleans does have the ability to match any offer he..." July 28
USA Today "The Lonzo Ball rumors just keep coming in waves. We’ve heard the potential interest from the Lakers and Clippers as well as a mutual interest between Ball and the Chicago Bulls, but on today’s episode of The Lowe Post, a new ‘hot rumor’..." July 28
NBC Sports Chicago
"With Lonzo Ball and the Pelicans likely on the path to a breakup, the polarizing player certainly feels gettable. The question is: At what cost?
That’s not just a monetary question for Arturas Karnišovas, Marc Eversley and Chicago Bulls management.
Clutch Points "Where Lonzo Ball ends up at the conclusion of this offseason is anyone’s guess at this point. The New Orleans Pelicans guard is set to be a restricted free agent and could draw quite the offer sheet from another team. It’s already been reported that the Pelicans..." July 20
NBA Analysis "Lonzo Ball has been a major topic of conversation since the NBA trade deadline. He is entering free agency and this made many believe that the New Orleans Pelicans would be interested in trading him prior to the end of the season. This was not the case and now the pelicans would have to find a..." July 20
Yardbarker "With Lonzo Ball hitting free agency this offseason, he's been linked with plenty of teams around the league. The talented point guard has improved his game over the past two seasons, becoming one of the most coveted names in the upcoming free market. It seems like everybody..." July 19
Fadeaway World "Lonzo Ball is expected to get a lot of interest this offseason. After two seasons with the New Orleans Pelicans, the young point guard has raised his stocks around the league, drawing a lot of attention around the league. He was already said to be on the move during the trade..." July 16
NBA Analysis "Back in the 2019 NBA offseason, the Los Angeles Lakers made a blockbuster trade with the New Orleans Pelicans to acquire Anthony Davis. In the process of doing so, they traded away Brandon Ingram, Josh Hart, Lonzo Ball, three first-round picks, and a first-round pick swap. Lonzo Ball..." July 16
Yahoo! Sports "Rich Paul hosted his annual Klutch Sports pro day Tuesday evening that featured prospects B.J. Boston (Kentucky), Scottie Lewis (Florida), Moses Moody (Arkansas), Jalen Johnson (Duke), Jericho Sims (Texas) and Kai Jones (Texas). Each prospect wore the No. 5 with “Clarke”..." July 15
Clutch Points "Point guard remains the area of focus for the New York Knicks heading into the free agency and the draft. There has been no shortage of names linked to the Knicks either via free agency or on the trade market. One name that has constantly swirled dating back to the trade..." July 14
NBA Analysis "Luka Doncic at just 22-years-old is a face of the NBA and he is only going to get better! The Dallas Mavericks have their star of the present and future in Doncic, but finding more talent to surround him with will be vital over the next few years. At some point in his career,..." July 14
Clutch Points "After another disappointing season that saw the Chicago Bulls go 31-41 and miss out on the postseason, it was a move Chicago made during the year that provided optimism for the future. At the NBA Trade Deadline during the year, the Bulls acquired Orlando..." July 13
Sportsnaut "The Los Angeles Lakers are looking to find a play-making guard to help LeBron James and Anthony Davis following an ugly first-round exit in the 2021 NBA Playoffs. Meanwhile, a bit further east, New Orleans Pelicans guard Lonzo Ball is slated to become a restricted free..." July 13
NBA Analysis "The LA Clippers have fallen short of their ultimate goal of winning an NBA Championship after acquiring both Kawhi Leonard and Paul George prior to the 2020-21 season. After an epic collapse in the Orlando Bubble against the Denver Nuggets, the Clippers were able to advance to the Western..." July 13
Clutch Points "Lonzo Ball’s future with the New Orleans Pelicans grows murkier by the day. In the latest report from The Athletic’s Shams Charania, Ball looks likely to part ways with the Louisiana-based side. Shams reported on the Pelicans guard in his newest edition..." July 13