Posts tagged "john paxson"

Bulls GM Woes: Five more GarPax Replacements to Daydream About

Bulls GM Woes: Five more GarPax Replacements to Daydream About
If you have yet to read Michael’s piece about this topic, click here! In a continued pursuit of self-torture, we at Bulls Confidential thought it might be fun to take another look around the NBA and find some candidates to replace Gar Forman and John Paxson, destroyers of fun and lovers of Cyclones. This list... Read more »

Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Have Had Enough

Jimmy Butler and Dwyane Have Had Enough
A loss like the one the Bulls experienced on Wednesday night is supposed to hurt, according to Dwyane Wade. It’s supposed to piss you off, if you ask Jimmy Butler. The most prominent consequence? It makes you talk. Butler and Wade had an awful lot to say to the media following a heartbreaking loss to the... Read more »

Bulls Dismiss Key Members Of Training Staff

Bulls Dismiss Key Members Of Training Staff
We knew that the offseason would bring many changes for the Bulls. And so it has begun, with two members of its training staff being dismissed from their duties today. Director of Sports Performance Jennifer Swanson and Head Strength Coach Nick Papendieck, will no longer be the Bulls, as per K.C. Johnson of the Chicago... Read more »
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Restoring An Identity Or Creating A New One?

Restoring An Identity Or Creating A New One?
There are very few times when supporters of a franchise are content with their team no longer taking part in an NBA season, but for Chicago Bulls fans, mercifully, the madness of the 2015-16 season has come to an end. Obituaries have been written and problems have been dissected to the nth degree. We know... 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 »

The Iowa State Triangle

The Iowa State Triangle
The Chicago Bulls and their front office are often criticized for being too conservative; frugal with their total player payments, an unwillingness to make significant trades, and zero interest to go after malcontents or ‘bad citizens’, these are just some of the critical comments associated with General Manager Gar Forman and his predecessor, John Paxson.... Read more »
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The changing perspective on Bulls management

The changing perspective on Bulls management
With the drama between Tom Thibodeau and Bulls management reaching its end last week, expectations of a quieter and more steady franchise are once again at a high point. At least, this is what the Bulls tell themselves. The conclusion of the aforementioned rift, has created another one, and one with much higher potential for... Read more »

Morey vs GarPax and the luck involved in putting a team together

So lately, I've seen quite a few people discuss what a genius Daryl Morey is and how if only the Bulls had such an aggressive GM that would make big moves and plan ahead to strike at the right time then they'd have a title. Perhaps. But the Bulls front office is more aggressive than you think and just a tad less lucky...

What to make of the reported power struggle with in the Bulls organization?

So the Chicago Bulls decided not to bring back Ron Adams. It was a move that seemed surprising, but assistants sometimes leave, and most fans probably wouldn't have thought too much of it one way or the other until it was noted the move was made against Tom Thibodeau's will...
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GarPax wins Executive of the Year outright, but Forman is official co-recipient

Forman and Riley received each received 11 of a possible 30 votes from a panel of their fellow team executives throughout the NBA. The Bulls’ John Paxson finished third with three votes and San Antonio’s R.C. Buford finished fourth with two votes. Oklahoma City’s Sam Presti, New Jersey’s Billy King and New York’s Donnie Walsh... Read more »