Tag: interview

My Interview with ESPN Analyst Jon Barry on the Bulls, Hawks, and Heat

I had the opportunity to pick the brain of ESPN Analyst Jon Barry on the Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks, and the rest of the Eastern conference playoffs.  Thanks to the folks over at ESPN for setting up the interview. The Bulls format to win all season long has been to win behind dominant defense and... Read more »

Bulls Beat #178 - K.C. Johnson Interview

Bulls Beat #178 – K.C. Johnson interview I discuss everything Bulls with K.C. Johnson, from trade deadline action, the MVP vote, how the Bulls stack up against elite competition and just how good Derrick Rose is. Unfortunately, my mic stopped recording mid interview, so I had to re-record my parts to the interview, so excuse... Read more »

Derrick Rose appearing with Wade and Paul in exclusive NBA TV interviews

Per the Bulls press release: NBA TV, the league’s 24-hour network, will air exclusive interviews with Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, Chris Paul of the New Orleans Hornets, and Dwyane Wade of the Miami Heat in “One on One with Ahmad Rashad” on Thursday, Dec. 23, at 7 p.m. (ET).   Ahmad sits down with... Read more »

Kyle Korver - "I'm a wing player. SG, SF, I play both."

Kyle Korver didn’t take long to impress Bulls fans putting up 22 points in his pre-season debut for the team.  Korver’s impact exceeds his statistical output as well due to the spacing he adds to the floor for the other players.  He scored coming off back screens, catch and shoots, and even finding his way... Read more »

James Johnson - "I'm moving a lot better off the ball this year"

I caught up with James Johnson at media day, and if you didn’t listen to my podcast then let me say this about James Johnson.   He’s the one guy on the team who completely treats you like you’re just any friend he has.   He never big times you, is extremely friendly, actually wants to talk... Read more »

Luol Deng - "I can go back moving without the ball"

I caught up with Luol Deng in the midst of a scrum interview, so not all the questions below are mine.   However, Deng discussed this new teammates, the trade rumors, free agency, and his expectations of the team. Deng identified the obvious, that he was completely misused under Vinny Del Negro and can now... Read more »

Media Day Interview - Ronnie Brewer discusses the franchise

I caught up with Ronnie Brewer in the midst of a group interview, virtually all the questions were delivered by other reporters, but I still enjoyed the answers.   Ronnie struck me as very excited to be in Chicago, really outgoing, and happy to talk to you.   When the interview ended, it seemed like... Read more »

Media Day Interview - Brian Scalabrine dropping Thibodeau insights

Brian Scalabrine was the first man I saw in the interview room and he had quite a bit to say about Tom Thibodeau.  I interviewed him as part of a group, so not all of the questions are mine, but here’s Brian’s take on his role with the Bulls, whether he expects to make the... Read more »

Taj Gibson - I've been shooting threes

I caught up with Taj Gibson at media day, and in one of the most interesting answers to a question I got on the day, Taj Gibson said he’s working on becoming a stretch four.   While he said it’s still likely a year away, he’s been working hard on extending his range out to the... Read more »

Chicago bulls media day - First thoughts

I just returned from Chicago Bulls media day, the first chance to talk to the players and get enough quotes to last until preseason when there will be games to cover.   Before I break down all of my interviews to give you specifics, here are a few quick first impressions about the team. Most... Read more »