Posts in category "Trade rumors"

Stop Pretending Paul George is Better Than Jimmy Butler

Stop Pretending Paul George is Better Than Jimmy Butler
As we approach this year’s trade deadline, the annual buzz around the Boston Celtics and their plethora of assets has reached a fever pitch. If the notoriously stingy Danny Ainge found himself willing to part with his prized draft picks, many believe that he could land one of the top two-way stars in the Eastern... Read more »

Let's Find Robin Lopez a Home

Let's Find Robin Lopez a Home
The Chicago Bulls are stuck. Gone is the optimism that comes with a top 10 offense and defense. Gone are the realistic hopes that this team could make any noise in the playoffs (other than whatever noise would come from Rondo’s Instagram post after the Bulls lose to the Celtics in five games). What the... Read more »

How To Win The "Rondo Wars"

How To Win The "Rondo Wars"
Rajon Rondo has officially done it. It took him a grand total of 29 games to ruin his welcome on his fourth team in his decade long NBA career. But I warn Bulls fans to not fear, because there’s always a trade partner in today’s league if you look long enough. At this point, it’s... Read more »
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A Case for Trading Jimmy Butler

A Case for Trading Jimmy Butler
Jimmy Butler is in the midst of a phenomenal season–averaging 25.2 points, 6.8 rebounds and 4.5 assists per game. He has continued to provide stellar defense, he’s a lock for the All Star game, and has singlehandedly dragged the Bulls to a number of wins. With a true star like Butler, you would expect a... Read more »

Acquiring Carter-Williams Shows The Bulls Care Little For Shooting

Acquiring Carter-Williams Shows The Bulls Care Little For Shooting
Much to the relief of many, Tony Snell’s time in Chicago will soon be over. According to ESPN.com’s Marc Stein and Zach Lowe, the Chicago Bulls and Milwaukee Bucks are on the verge of completing a trade that will see the Bulls acquire out of favor point guard Michael Carter-Williams for the outgoing Snell. Realistically,... Read more »

Gibson, Wade Must Sacrifice for Younger, Better Players

Gibson, Wade Must Sacrifice for Younger, Better Players
Basketball is a team game, right? That means everyone plays together with the same common purpose. It doesn’t matter if you’ve played on a certain level for one year or 15. All must be prepared to sacrifice for the greater good. It can be easy for NBA players to feel they’re owed something as they... Read more »
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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 »

Trade Taj Gibson? Only if the Bulls are rebuilding

Trade Taj Gibson?  Only if the Bulls are rebuilding
Taj Gibson's hot play has teams interested in him at the trade deadline. Of course they're interested. He has two years remaining on a value contract. He looks solid on offense, incredible on defense, doesn't cost much, and is a great intangible guy. Everyone would love to have a Taj Gibson on their team...

Chicago Bulls and Cavaliers talked Bynum for Deng will one side flinch?

Chicago Bulls and Cavaliers talked Bynum for Deng will one side flinch?
The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking to part ways with Andrew Bynum whose contract can be waived to save someone six million dollars. The Bulls, presumably, would like to get under the luxury tax this season to avoid potential future repeater penalties as well as to save some serious cash in a year that has no chance of ending with a parade...
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Kings acquire Rudy Gay, what about Deng? Boozer?

Kings acquire Rudy Gay, what about Deng?  Boozer?
The Sacramento Kings acquired Rudy Gay in what looks like a fairly bizarre deal on the surface. The Kings, whom aren't really going anywhere, made a win now move for a player who won't actually help them win...