Posts tagged "Mark Karantzoulis"

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 »

Dennis Podman - Ep. 21: Talking The Draft

Dennis Podman - Ep. 21: Talking The Draft
Mark (@mkarantzoulis) & Mortern (@Morten_S_Jensen) are joined by Ricky O’Donnell (@SBN_Ricky) of SBNation and BlogABull to breakdown the prospects in the upcoming NBA draft. Topics include in-depth player analysis, drafting based on fit or best player available, who the Bulls should be targeting with their pick, and draft predictions. You’ll find it all in this... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

Moore Money, Moore Problems

Moore Money, Moore Problems
Obvious statement – not much has gone right for the Bulls this season. Retrospectively looking back on the season to date, little headlines of the season jump out as bright spots. Derrick Rose has looked terrific after starting the season horribly, but has recently begun to periodically miss games. Jimmy Butler has been terrific, but... Read more »

With One Decision, Could We Look At Gar Forman Differently?

With One Decision, Could We Look At Gar Forman Differently?
Perception is a funny thing. Our existence can be defined in moments, be it a result of a genuine good deed, or manufactured through a self-centered ideals of how you’d wish to be observed by those around you. How one is perceived by colleagues, peers and stakeholders of all kinds can be out of the... Read more »
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Trading Hinrich Was Unprofessional

Trading Hinrich Was Unprofessional
Ready for an obvious statement? The Bulls’ front office is under fire. In some circles, it always has been, but I can’t remember the last time a unified front as large and vocal as the current. As a long time Gar Forman / John Paxson defender, I had a difficult time disputing the venomous and... 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 »

To Trade Or Not To Trade?

To Trade Or Not To Trade?
In a 31-point thumping to the reigning NBA champions, the Chicago Bulls reached the halfway mark of their 2015-16 season with a 24-17 record and more questions raised than answered. Despite being the owners of the league’s eighth best record, the Bulls find themselves right in the middle of mediocre in net rating, placing 14th league-wide.... Read more »
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Joakim Noah Doesn't Kill Spacing, Lineups Do

Joakim Noah Doesn't Kill Spacing, Lineups Do
Amid a week of basketball that consisted of 2 successive losses and a narrow overtime victory against the lowly Philadelphia 76ers, the Twitter topic of discussion among Chicago diehards predictably returned to the argument of trading out its breadth of bigs, with the latest victim of trade scuttlebutt surrounding the supposedly dissatisfied, Joakim Noah. As if... Read more »