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They Love Him, They Love Him Not

For someone who the world wishes would just stop talking, people sure listen when Derrick Rose speaks. He caused a stir with his recent comments about saving his body. As a refresher: “I feel I’ve been managing myself pretty good. I know a lot of people get mad when they see me sit out. But […]

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Pay the Man? The Many Factors of Jimmy Butler’s Contract Negotiations

This post has been in the oven for months. I’d perused every recent extension, both in terms of what players of Jimmy Butler’s ilk receive, and how likely it is that he would reach an extension by the Halloween deadline at all. There was also plenty to think about in terms of roster construction. What […]

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The Jimmy Butler Dilemma

Before we go any further, I feel that I should make sure you all know how much I love Jimmy Butler. My love for Jimmy rivals even my love for Derrick Rose, which is saying something. So if you’re expecting me to excoriate Jimmy for his failings, you’re in the wrong place. That said, I […]

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Jimmy Butler talks to Tony Snell

The Case for Tony Snell

When the Chicago Bulls were on the clock back in June 2013, with the 20th pick of the draft, I expected them to take a big man. I was hoping for Gorgui Dieng. Instead, they opted for another wing, that being Tony Snell. If you follow me on Twitter, or if you’ve read much of […]

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Taj Gibson’s Offensive Development

After a solid rookie season, in which he started 70 of the Bulls’ 82 games, Taj Gibson settled into a role on the bench for Chicago in his sophomore season and hasn’t left that position in the last three years.  Gibson became a valuable asset for the team as he headlined strong bench units that […]

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Tom Thibodeau: The Point Guard Whisperer

DJ Augustin is enjoying one of the best seasons of his career. Since joining Chicago he’s posted 14.0 points per game on 43% shooting and 41.9% three point shooting, 5.9 assists per game, and a 17.3 PER- all numbers that are in line with or better than his career highs. At this point he’s earned […]

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