Posts tagged "jimmy butler"

Dennis Podman - Ep. 22: The Draft & Free Agency with K.C. Johnson

Dennis Podman - Ep. 22: The Draft & Free Agency with K.C. Johnson
This week on Dennis Podman, Mark and Morten had the pleasure of being joined by K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop), Chicago Bulls Beat Reporter for the Chicago Tribune. Discussing the 2016 NBA Draft and free agency period, K.C. offers his insight on arguably the most important offseason the Bulls have faced in some time. Be sure to... Read more »

Mark's Mailbag: 2016 NBA Draft and Free Agency

Mark's Mailbag: 2016 NBA Draft and Free Agency
In the first edition of the mailbag, I thought it would be an opportune time to gauge the pulse of the fan base and to answer any pressing questions that exist ahead of the 2016 NBA Draft and free agency period. At the crossroads with significant changes required, the following month will prove to be... Read more »

Jimmy Butler To Represent Bulls At NBA Draft Lottery

Jimmy Butler To Represent Bulls At NBA Draft Lottery
If reading between the lines is your jam, Jimmy Butler will remain a Bull next season. According to reports from K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, Jimmy Butler will be representing the Chicago Bulls at next week’s NBA draft lottery, which will take place on May 17 in New York. Typically, news of a two-time... Read more »
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How Jimmy Butler Can Continue To Improve

How Jimmy Butler Can Continue To Improve
To this day, attempting to comprehend how Jimmy Butler managed to transform himself from a fringe role player to a fully fledged All-Star is a difficult task. Given how far he’s come, it’s hard to imagine that Butler can continue to build his game as he embarks on his prime years. At some point, the... Read more »

Bulls Obituary: This Season Was A Complete Failure

Bulls Obituary: This Season Was A Complete Failure
The 2015-2016 season effectively ended with last Saturday’s tough loss to the Detroit Pistons. If the mishmash of D-Leaguer Grizzlies euthanizing the Bulls wasn’t enough, last nights meltdown against the Heat certainly closed the playoff door on the Bulls, who, for the first time since 2008, will be sent packing before the playoffs even begin.... Read more »

Arguing With Myself: Trading Jimmy Butler

Arguing With Myself: Trading Jimmy Butler
Introducing a new series piece, in which I argue about basketball and the Bulls with Kram, otherwise known as my inner monologue. In today’s discussion, “we” discuss those Jimmy Butler trade rumors.    Mark: I feel stupid for even asking you this, but hear me out, OK? There have been numerous murmurs of the Chicago Bulls dealing... Read more »
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Derrick Rose, The Shooting Guard?

Derrick Rose, The Shooting Guard?
So long as Derrick Rose has been in the NBA, questions have always surrounded his legitimacy as a point guard capable of running an intricate offense. Forced into a heavy scoring role from the outset, which only continued to expand as his star grew, Rose has faced many external questions claiming his best position in... Read more »

Will and Mark Discuss Bulls Trade Deadline Options

Will and Mark Discuss Bulls Trade Deadline Options
Mark: The trade deadline fast approaches, Will. I don’t know why I get suckered into the hype and drama of this time of year, particularly as the Chicago Bulls seem immune to participating in the February madness. But here I am, waiting for a move to occur, even as the inevitability of nothingness looms at... Read more »

Derrick Rose in Attack Mode?

Derrick Rose in Attack Mode?
Derrick Rose began the season excruciatingly bad. Statistically one of the worst players in the league, Rose’s poor performance could easily be summed up by his -5.32 RPM rating and Bulls worst -3.6 DRE/game. Never a reliable outside shooting threat, he inexplicably struggled to convert shots at the rim. Without being able to draw very... Read more »
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Bulls Defensive Numbers Don't Necessarily Match the Eye Test

Bulls Defensive Numbers Don't Necessarily Match the Eye Test
When the Bulls fired Tom Thibodeau, they abandoned their devotion to being an elite defensive unit. They wanted to stay hip with the times, so they brought in an offensive minded, mild-mannered, anti-Thibs in Fred Hoiberg. Most people thought the Bulls’ defense would completely crumble under Hoiberg, but some remained hopeful that the Thibodeau-forged unit... Read more »