Posts in category "Chicago Bulls"

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2012 NBA Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2012 NBA Draft
Over the past two days we have started the 2017 edition of our 5 Year Draft Rewind series with the Chicago Blackhawks and Chicago Bears.  Now, on the day that the 2017 NBA Finals finally begin, let’s look back to the 2012 NBA Draft and the Chicago Bulls. The 2011-12 NBA season was cut short to 66... Read more »

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Bulls

Holiday Wish List: Chicago Bulls
We’re continuing our series of Wish Lists. Earlier, I outlined five holiday wishes for the Chicago Bears. Now, let’s take on the nearly impossible task of the Chicago Bulls. This list will have fewer points. Two, specifically. 1. Burn it down. I know there was a lot of excitement about bringing Dwyane Wade “home” but... Read more »

Chicago Bulls: Good Draft, Now What?

Chicago Bulls: Good Draft, Now What?
Over the last few days, the Chicago Bulls have been at the center of a majority of the conversation around the NBA. How did they do? And what’s next? Let’s take a look at the reshaping of the once-great franchise. Derrick Rose Trade The Bulls dealt Rose to the Knicks for a package of three... Read more »
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2016 NBA Draft: First Round Recap

2016 NBA Draft: First Round Recap
Here’s our breakdown of the 2016 NBA Draft. 1. Philadelphia 76ers – Ben Simmons, F, LSU 6-10, 240 Lots of people are trying to call him LeBron or Magic. For me, he’s Lamar Odom. Tons of talent, questionable shooter, GREAT passer for his size and tremendous rebounder. The Sixers will be one of the more... Read more »

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Final Pre-Draft Edition

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Final Pre-Draft Edition
The NBA Draft is on Thursday night. There is still a lot of trade speculation about veterans moving, and free agency is making things more interesting as players like Dirk Nowitzki joins the ranks of the looking-for-employment. Also, the Knicks don’t have a pick but they did add a big piece. New York has reportedly... Read more »

Chicago Fire Sale Begins: Bulls Trade Cameron Bairstow

Chicago Fire Sale Begins: Bulls Trade Cameron Bairstow
On Friday morning, the Bulls announced a trade to acquire a guard. Brace yourself, the NBA Draft is coming… The Bulls traded forward Cameron Bairstow to the Detroit Pistons in exchange for guard Spencer Dinwiddie. Dinwiddie, 23, is listed at 6-6, 200 and was drafted by the Pistons in the second round (38th overall) in the 2014 NBA... Read more »
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2016 NBA Mock Draft: NBA Finals Edition

2016 NBA Mock Draft: NBA Finals Edition
Aren’t the NBA Finals fun? For the 28 teams and their fans not emotionally invested in the Finals, the draft is right around the corner. There has been a lot of talk about the top two picks in this year’s draft class, but there are some fascinating prospects excited to join the NBA this year.... Read more »

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2011 NBA Draft

5 Year Rear View Mirror: Looking Back At The Bulls 2011 NBA Draft
We began our summer series looking in the rear view mirror five years with the Cubs and White Sox in honor of the MLB Draft beginning on Thursday evening. Now, let’s turn our attention the Chicago Bulls. The 2016 NBA Draft begins on June 23, and the Bulls are still in search of lots of... Read more »

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Draft Lottery Edition

2016 NBA Mock Draft: Post-Draft Lottery Edition
The NBA held their annual draft lottery on Tuesday evening. Below reflects the official draft order in the wake of the lottery – our first post-lottery mock draft. 1. Philadelphia – Brandon Ingram, F, Duke 2. LA Lakers – Ben Simmons, F, LSU 3. Boston (from BRK) – Henry Ellenson, PF, Marquette 4. Phoenix –... Read more »
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NBA All-Star Game Shows Bulls Don't Matter

NBA All-Star Game Shows Bulls Don't Matter
I had the remarkable opportunity to be in Toronto for business around the NBA All-Star Game in Toronto over the last week. Being able to see and speak with some of the biggest athletes in the world – literally and figuratively – was amazing. So many incredible personalities! The basketball world was treated to the... Read more »