The Bulls are still almost six weeks away from the start of training camp, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t in the business of adding to the roster.
Jackson is rated only a 79 overall, but examine him further, and you’ll see why game owners are mortgaging the farm to acquire him.
With only two games scheduled for ESPN and one on TNT, Year 2 of the rebuild doesn’t exactly scream “must-watch TV” as far as the Bulls are concerned.
Denzel Valentine, Justin Holiday, Cameron Payne and Cristiano Felicio are front and center in terms of finding their way into the 2018-19 rotation.
The former Villanova standout played in 24 games for the Bulls as a rookie last year. He earned a lot of praise for his hard-nosed play.
After spending Summer League play with the Toronto Raptors earlier this month, the Bulls nabbed the guard to a two-way contract on Wednesday.
Mirotic might not have left on the best terms with his former team last year, but makes a return to the UC in the Bulls’ preseason opener.
No Bulls player was more affected by the offseason moves than Valentine, after Chandler Hutchison was drafted and Jabari Parker was signed.
From Derrick Rose to Dwyane Wade, and now to Jabari Parker, signing former Chicago standouts hasn’t exactly been working out for the franchise.
It was a homecoming for the former Simeon standout Wednesday, but he pulled no punches, especially when it came to talking about defense.
While the offense should get a nice boost from Parker, especially in efficiency, the problem is that a terrible Bulls defense might get worse.
All the talk of patience during the Bulls’ rebuild sounded good, but the chairman wants results quicker, and now he might have the core to do that.
Summer League performances often can be fool’s gold once the regular season starts, but that doesn’t mean some players haven’t earned the early hype.
LaVine knows he has a greater responsibility after the Bulls matched the Kings’ four-year, $78 million offer for him. Will he follow through on it?