Posts tagged "tank"

Chicago Bulls tank? Destroyed by a Boston/Atlanta landmine

Chicago Bulls tank?  Destroyed by a Boston/Atlanta landmine
The Chicago Bulls had a window of opportunity to reshape the franchise. It would have taken trading Hinrich for nothing, not signing D.J. Augustin and running Marquis Teague and Mike James as your only two point guards the rest of the season. It would have taken a Luol Deng salary dump, but Chicago could have gotten under the tax and under 15 wins...

Chicago Bulls tanking? The next week will decide

Chicago Bulls tanking?   The next week will decide
I've been an advocate of the Bulls missing the playoffs and getting the lottery pick. The weakness of the East means any team missing the playoffs is likely going to land a top 10 selection in the draft. In a deep draft like this grabbing a Paul George or Klay Thompson (both #10s) seems more likely than in a typical draft...

Why it's time to tank

Why it's time to tank
Not all Chicago Bulls fans are comfortable playing for ping pong balls. The fans who've been with the team since the Jordan era can give plenty of reasons why playing for draft position isn't always such a hot idea. They go something like this...
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Chicago Bulls won't, can't tank for a draft pick

I read this theory all of the time. The Bulls should throw in the towel on this season and rebuild around Rose. There are several problems with this theory, but the biggest problem is that they already missed their window of opportunity to do it. Attempting it now would provide a half-assed attempt that would not facilitate rebuilding but only weaken the team...

Stop saying the Bulls should tank

Sports radio guys, media, fans, lend me your ears.  Stop saying the Bulls should go for the #10 pick and lose out and root for losses.   First, it won’t work, can’t work.   Second, the pick swap is more or less irrelevant. For the Bulls to have even a coin flip shot at the 10th pick,... Read more »