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The Stunted Progression of Nikola Mirotic

The Stunted Progression of Nikola Mirotic
Thanks to Michael Walton II for his piece on Nikola Mirotic and how he has not shown the progression and development we hoped for during his second year in the NBA, especially under Hoiberg. Follow Michael on twitter at @ZenMasterMike and enjoy his piece! Nikola Mirotic finally ended his long courtship with the Chicago Bulls in... Read more »

Bulls Confidential Mailbag Q and A, Vol. 1

Bulls Confidential Mailbag Q and A, Vol. 1
Welcome to the Bulls Confidential Mailbag series. Thanks to those who submitted questions! We got a couple of good ones on twitter, and hopefully, if this goes well, we will continue to get more! Question 1: @BullsConf how realistic of a shot is there of getting Oladipo? #Bullsconfqs — James Giuffre (@giuff11) January 13, 2016... Read more »

Nikola Mirotic Is Changing The Bulls Defense

Nikola Mirotic Is Changing The Bulls Defense
We knew things were going to change under Fred Hoiberg, we just didn’t know by how much. Wildly heralded for his progressive nous, a new offensive approach was expected to be the major difference between Hoiberg and the outgoing Thibodeau. Early signs certainly suggest this, with the promotion of Nikola Mirotic into the starting unit... Read more »
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Two games in the book, Pistons tonight (6:30)

Two games in the book, Pistons tonight (6:30)
First off, my apologies for my recent lack of activity. That whole annoying “life” thing got in the way a bit, and while I kept telling it to go away, it wouldn’t comply. Secondly, and WAY more importantly, the Bulls are 2-0 and looking good. Well, good when Mirotic is on the court I should... Read more »

The Bulls are going to be fun this year

The Bulls are going to be fun this year
33.3% shooting is rarely fun to watch. Throwing in sub-70% from the line and at least 10 turnovers coming off sloppy passes, and you’d think we’re talking about the mid -00′s Charlotte Bobcats. And yet, Chicago’s preseason opening win over the Bucks was about as entertaining a game I’ve seen in well over a year... Read more »

Mark & Morten: Covering The Mike Dunleavy Injury

Mark & Morten: Covering The Mike Dunleavy Injury
As they frequently do, Mark and Morten got together to exchange their thoughts on the sudden and unexpected back injury to small forward Mike Dunleavy. They intended to discuss the impact this would have on the team and how this issue should be managed by new coach, Fred Hoiberg, but instead began a lengthy discussion... Read more »
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Bulls notes going into preseason

Bulls notes going into preseason
This year’s preseason opener isn’t until Tuesday, but with training camp underway, several reports and bit of news have come out that could impact the Bulls this upcoming season. Before that however is the standard 8-game tester that’ll give us some insights to the team we’ll be watching in the foreseeable future. And as such,... Read more »

Mark & Morten: Future outlook of the Bulls

Mark & Morten: Future outlook of the Bulls
Yet another email chain was created between Mark and Morten who decided to look at the roster in an honest light, which saddened both a smidge. The name Kevin Durant also popped up in their conversation, albeit briefly.  Mark: A topic that you and I routinely find ourselves discussing is trades, transactions and roster construction.... Read more »

FIBA Pau is totally a thing

FIBA Pau is totally a thing
Pau Gasol just beasted himself and the Spain national team to the gold medal yesterday, breathing balls of fire against anyone who dared cross his path – I’m looking at you, Jonas Valanciunas. The 35-year old had one of the most impressive statlines you’d find in international competition, averaging 25.6 points, 8.8 rebounds, 2.9 assists,... Read more »
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EuroBasket Bulls Update

EuroBasket Bulls Update
Spain is 1-2 after three games, and looking to reach .500 after tonight where they meet Iceland. FIBA Pau has pretty much arrived, as he’s offered 23.7 points and 7.3 rebounds over the tourney, including a 34-point outing in a loss to Italy. But let’s be honest, we know what Pau can do, especially in... Read more »