The Bulls have Lauri Markkanen and Otto Porter Jr. as their starters but lack depth. But if they can land Zion Williamson, it would be a game-changer.
It could be a huge ask, but Paxson foresees major improvement by his current roster. Plus, he’ll be able to add through the draft and free agency.
The say-anything ex-Bulls guard was preparing for the postseason in Philly, but he took some time to grab a seat in the Chat Room.
Vice president of basketball operations John Paxson made it clear that the point-guard spot needs an upgrade, and the Bulls will explore all options.
Vice president of basketball operations John Paxson admitted Thursday that a contract extension for Boylen was possible. It’s more than that now.
Robin Lopez wants to play for a playoff team next season; he thinks that team could be the Bulls. The question is, can both sides make it work?
Boylen again explained his coaching style and was unapologetic for having an old-school mentality. The good news for him is he’s gaining support.
The loss Tuesday to the Knicks means the Bulls finished the season 9-32 at the United Center. Coach Jim Boylen knows that has to change.
Dunn watched his role change this season and wants to know the plan for him moving forward. The Bulls have some questions of their own.
Coach Jim Boylen said he wasn’t sure which way the front office will go in free agency, but he hopes it will pursue specific traits.
Coming off a career-high 29-point showing Saturday against the 76ers, Sampson likes what he sees with the Bulls and wants to trust the process.
Even with a career-high 29 points from reserve JaKarr Sampson, the Bulls lost for the sixth time in their last seven games.
‘‘There’s no reason you shouldn’t think that,’’ he said. ‘‘I think we have enough talent. ’’
If the Bulls have any hope of having a homegrown star on their roster, it has to be Markkanen. That’s why he sits atop the power rankings.
Because of all the injuries, coach Jim Boylen admittedly does not have all the answers for how the X’s and O’s will work next season.