Tag: Bobby Portis

Who is Bobby Portis?

Who is Bobby Portis?
With the 22nd pick in the 2015 NBA draft, the Chicago Bulls selected 6’11 PF Bobby Portis out of Arkansas. What was thought to be a “steal” selection at 22, Bobby Portis hasn’t begun his career the way the Bulls Front office envisioned when Adam Silver called his name. The Bulls front office has had... Read more »

Bulls Destroy Magic, Move To 4-3

Bulls Destroy Magic, Move To 4-3
If the Bulls are going to return to the playoffs, they need to make the teams that don’t belong know just that. The Eastern Conference is bad now as it’s ever been. And the Orlando Magic proved they’re part of the problem by getting trashed 112-80 Monday at the United Center. The Magic, led by... Read more »

Rebounding Key To New-Look Bulls Identity

Rebounding Key To New-Look Bulls Identity
The Chicago Bulls finished last year as the 9th seed in the Eastern Conference. Their 42-40 record was accomplished through a confusing brand of hero-ball blended with a middling defense, middling offense, and over-matched coaching. But Chicago was able to hang their hat on one of the few statistics they’ve consistently held their own: rebounding.... Read more »
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Bulls Practice Overtime, Drop to Hornets

Bulls Practice Overtime, Drop to Hornets
There will be games this year in which the Bulls will have to play beyond the mandated 48 minutes. They got their first overtime rehearsal Monday against the Charlotte Hornets.  It didn’t work out in the end as they lost 108-104. That brought their three-game winning streak to an end and dropped their preseason record... Read more »

The Bulls' Power Forward Spot Is Up For Grabs, Or Is It?

The Bulls' Power Forward Spot Is Up For Grabs, Or Is It?
Four of the five spots have been filled in the Chicago Bulls’ starting lineup. Rajon Rondo and Dwyane Wade have arrived and slotted straight into the backcourt, pushing Jimmy Butler up to his original position at small forward. No one will beat out Robin Lopez for center. You can lock those players in as starters... Read more »

Bobby Portis Is Crazy Enough To Take The Next Step

Bobby Portis Is Crazy Enough To Take The Next Step
For Bulls fans, last season was the definition of lethargic. Throughout all of the drama, missed expectations and play that lacked feeling, Bobby Portis gave Bulls fans a little crazy. There are two types of crazy; In some cases a person can be defined as good crazy or they can be labeled as a little... Read more »
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Bulls Defeat Timberwolves, Win Summer League Crown

Bulls Defeat Timberwolves, Win Summer League Crown
How do you conclude a dramatic offseason that involved headlining trades and free agent signings? By planning the parade for banner seven, that’s how. Ok, that may be an overzealous postgame exaggeration, but the Bulls just won the Las Vegas Summer League! Let’s savor these moments and act irrationally until the real stuff starts in... Read more »

Bobby Portis being ready for minutes presents a wonderful problem

Bobby Portis being ready for minutes presents a wonderful problem
While Bobby Portis has yet to have an efficient scoring night in the preseason, there are a myriad of elements to be excited about regarding the 20-year old big man. In fact, Portis has already produced at a level where Fred Hoiberg will now have to actively seek out opportunities to put him on the... 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 »
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Interesting tidbit on the starting line-up from Sam Smith

Interesting tidbit on the starting line-up from Sam Smith
For months, Bulls fans have sighed heavily at the thought of pairing Joakim Noah and Pau Gasol in the starting line-up. Therefore, this paragraph from Sam Smith should instil plenty of optimism: Perhaps the biggest question coming into the season is who will start at center. The Bulls have two All-Star centers in Gasol and... Read more »