Kendall Gill says dead grandmother could get 25 on Bulls’ defense

SHARE Kendall Gill says dead grandmother could get 25 on Bulls’ defense
kgill.png

Former Bulls guard Kendall Gill is not a big fan of Fred Hoiberg’s screen-roll defense this season. | AP

It’s been frustrating to watch the Bulls all season. For stretches, they look like one of the best teams in the NBA; other times, they look like they belong in the D-League.

Nowhere is the Jekyll-and-Hyde performance more apparent than on defense. Analysts around the league have continuously pointed out their soft play on screen-roll situations.

Ladies and gentlemen I give you the wonderful screen and roll defense of the Chicago Bulls bigs pic.twitter.com/kHRXJoozxB — Luke Stanczyk (@lstanczyk27) January 24, 2016

Former Bulls guard Kendall Gill was getting increasingly upset during the Bulls’ 120-93 loss to the Clippers on Sunday. The game was televised nationally on ABC, but that didn’t stop the CSN analyst from giving his unfiltered opinion of the Bulls’ pick-and-roll defense on Twitter.

OK, the grandma comment might be a little exaggerated, but Gill does know something about playing defense. During the lockout-shortened 1998-99 season, Gill led the NBA in steals with 2.7 per game, playing just 32.1 minutes.

The Latest
As the Sky brace for a free-agency period in which five of Wade’s players, including Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley and Candace Parker, will become unrestricted free agents, there are even bigger questions on the table. They start with the Sky’s backcourt.
With accessibility at the forefront of its work, MAPPED aims to “democratize information” about design projects around the city.
The coach has been saying since the start of the season that this year was going to be even “harder than last.’’ Friday’s overtime loss in Oklahoma City was evidence of that, as Donovan is still trying to get his players to buy into the new-look offense.
The Oscar- and Grammy-winning artist passed away in her Florida home, her publicist announced via statement.
Hendrickson is confident in the culture he instilled during the 2022 season.