Posts in category "Collective Bargaining Agreement"

Time to Transition..

Time to Transition..
Happy Tuesday. I hope this letter finds you in good spirits. This isn’t a usual post, and really has nothing to do with any news regarding the Bulls. However, this post does have something to do with the future and a plan. We are looking to get younger and more athletic, and our team at... Read more »

Generally Managing The Search For A General Manager

As a life-long Chicago Bulls fan, I know the pain of watching a franchise without a plan. I also know how that pain is closely associated with the two-headed managing team of Gar Forman and John Paxson. While fans have been vocal about wanting GarPax gone, I haven’t seen a ton of chatter about who... Read more »

Going in on GarPax at the Trade Deadline

Going in on GarPax at the Trade Deadline
Another trade deadline has come and gone, and the Bulls have solved exactly zero of their problems. Capping off the day with a bow out to Cleveland, the Bulls are just a single game above .500, hanging barely onto the the eighth seed. The season has been spiraling out of control since their 6-game win... Read more »
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What was really accomplished in the last CBA?

So the owners locked the players out demanding change and after missing about a month of the regular season finally came to an agreement. We've now effectively had a full off-season under the new rules and have seen the same types of insane contracts handed about as before, the Lakers still spending without limits, and more superteams than ever before. So was it all worth it...

The Chicago Bulls need to be smart with their small market budget

The Chicago Bulls are still seeking a way to trade Kyle Korver, not to obtain assets to help the team win, but to save his 500k buyout. A ridiculous notion for a team as flush with cash as the Chicago Bulls. They've already let Brewer and Watson go in order to save money as well...

The numbers behind Mirotic's contract situation

This is the third of four articles on 2011 Chicago Bulls draft selection Nikola Mirotić. Today we’ll dig into the calculus behind exactly what options Chicago has to bring him over before the 2017-2018 season (yes, you read that right), given the limitations of the new CBA...
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What can we glean from Nikola Mirotic interviews?

Mirotic’s Comments to Spanish Media Regarding His Contract Extension and Draft Selection

This is the second of four articles on Chicago Bulls 2011 draft pick Nikola Mirotić, who is quickly becoming one of the better basketball players in Europe. Today we'll reveal what Mirotic has been telling Spanish media about the selection.  ...

Why Mirotic Won’t Be Coming to the NBA Until Obama’s Third Term

Contract Situation Worse Than Has Been Reported

This is the first of four articles on Chicago Bulls 2011 draft pick Nikola Mirotić, who is quickly becoming one of the better basketball players in Europe. Today we will discuss the details of Mirotic’s contract extension and his buyout clause. ...

In familiar theme, new CBA screws over Chicago

In familiar theme, new CBA screws over Chicago
In each of the last three CBAs, the Chicago Bulls have gotten the royal screw over. It's almost uncanny. Fear what rule happens in six years when the next CBA rolls around...
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NBA lockout over [tentatively] rejoice!

NBA lockout over [tentatively] rejoice!
The NBA and its players came to a tentative agreement last night to end the NBA lockout. The NBA will give fans a Christmas present by tipping off with three games on Christmas almost certainly including Bulls @ Lakers...