In trading to acquire Creighton star Doug McDermott, the Bulls fell victim to something much more common in the NFL: They got attached to a particular player in the draft. Every year, smart teams like San Francisco and New England fleece the teams that prioritize the short-term (think Tennessee or Carolina) by taking advantage of the fact that such […]
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UPDATE (9:54 PM): An update of the trade also indicates the Bulls have acquired Anthony Randolph in the trade as well. With the inclusion of Randolph the Bulls have now spent $1 million more than they would have had they stuck with their 2 draft picks. The inclusion of Randolph in the trade is puzzling as […]
The Chicago Bulls have too many options to count in the draft and free agency. Here are some of them.
The Chicago Bulls want Carmelo Anthony. So how is that going to work in terms of salary?
The NBA All-Defensive teams are usually an annual guarantee to cause uproar among NBA Twitter. How did Carlos Boozer get a vote? How did the Defensive Player of the Year not make First Team? Which declining legend will cease being grandfathered in for their respective sport’s defensive honor first: Kobe Bryant or Derek Jeter? This year, however, […]
Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Justin Becker of FantasyBasketballMoneyLeagues.com. For more NBA news and updates, visit Fantasy Basketball Money Leagues. One of the biggest talks this offseason is going to be where New York Knicks’ star Carmelo Anthony will be playing next season. Heck, it was pretty much the biggest talk all season […]
The Transactions: -Cut ties with assistant coach Ron Adams -Hired Jen Swanson as Director of Sports Performance -Drafted Tony Snell and Erik Murphy -Signed Mike Dunleavy (mini mid-level exception for 2 years) -Used stretch provision on Rip Hamilton, which spread the $1 million buyout for the final year of his contract over three years -Signed […]
Tim Thibodeau’s 2014 coaching season can be summed up in five words uttered by Ivan Drago in Rocky IV: “If he dies, he dies.” Thibodeau’s constant push for more effort, more intensity and more wins from his roster finally reached a kind of breaking point with many fans, though his players never wavered in public. […]
Player: Carlos “Puts the Boos in” Boozer Per Game Stats: 28.2 minutes, 13.7 points on .456 shooting, 8.3 rebounds, 1.6 assists, 2.0 turnovers, .7 steals and .3 blocks. The Good: Uhm…… Well, my mom taught me there’s always something nice to say so… the Bulls secured 77.3 percent of defensive rebounds while Boozer was on […]
Player: Taj Gibson Per Game Stats: 82 games played, 28.7 minutes, 13.9 points on .479 shooting, 6.8 rebounds, 1.1 assists, 1.8 turnovers, .5 steals and 1.4 blocks. The Good: After Joakim Noah, the brightest part of the Chicago Bulls’ season was the breakout offensively by Taj Gibson. Any questions as to whether Gibson could score […]