Rockets trade Micheal Carter-Williams to the Chicago Bulls

As reported by ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, the Houston Rockets have traded point guard and former Rookie-of-the-Year Micheal Carter-Williams to the Chicago Bulls. Wojnarowski adds that the Bulls will send a future conditional second-round pick to finish the deal off and apparently the move was a cost cutting one for Houston, as they would have been on the hook to fully guarantee Carter-Williams’s deal for this season had he been on the roster as of 5PM today. Carter-Williams will not have to worry about living arrangements in the Wiondy City, because…

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Bulls trade Justin Holiday to Grizzlies for Seldon, Brooks and picks

As the NBA season progresses there will emerge teams that ,around the trade deadline, will emerge as buyers or sellers. With their 10-28 ( and now on Zion watch or RJ watch) the Chicago Bulls would definitely fall into the seller category. They let that be known by trading Justin Holiday to the Memphis Grizzlies for Marshon Brooks, Wayne Seldon and a second round pick in 2019 and 2020. According to The Athletic and Stadium’s Shams Charania, Brooks doesn’t need to plan for an extended stay in the Windy City.…

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Bulls’ missteps could have far reaching future implications for the organization

Since they pushed Micheal Jordan, Scottie Pippen and Phil Jackson out the door, the Chicago Bulls have been a basketball wasteland, only briefly flirting with success during the short time that the city and the NBA was treated to the basketball brilliance of a pre-knee injury Derrick Rose. The Bulls were seemingly in a holding pattern over the next few seasons as Rose’s health would continue to let him down and when they finally decided to turn the page over to the Jimmy Butler era, that was plagued by head…

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Report: Utah Jazz interested in acquiring Jabari Parker

The Bulls relationship with their forward Jabari Parker is just one component of an already eventful season just 30 games into the season. For some unknown reason, the team recently decided to remove arguably their third-best player from their rotation, and it was clear that Parker’s day’s in the Windy City were numbered.  Several teams were interested in Parker and according to The Ringer’s Kevin O’Connor, the Utah Jazz are amongst the interested ball clubs: The Utah Jazz are one of the teams interested in Parker, according to multiple league…

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Bulls engaged in trade talks with several teams about Jabari Parker

The short and strange union of Jabari Parker seems to, thankfully be in its death throes. The signing ( 2 years, $40 million) itself was a head scratcher, as he seemed to not really be what the Bulls need and it seemed like the team never had a clear plan on how Parker would be implemented. Of course Jabari did himself no favors with his failure to address his glaring defensive defenciencies, but the Bulls should have done their due diligence.  When ESPN’s Malika Andrew reported that Parker would be…

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Jabari Parker is reportedly taken out of Bulls rotation

Already the Chicago Bulls’ 2018-19 season has been a strange journey. Injuries to several key players turned the team into a M.A.S.H. unit which contributed to the team stumbling out of the gate 5-20; it also forced players to take on different roles. This gave Bulls brass the opening to fire coach Fred Hoiberg. His replacement Jim Boylen made such a wonderful impression on the team that they reported him to the NBAPA over his practice schedule.  It has not been the homecoming Jabari Parker had hoped for. Thinking he…

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Bulls break off head coach Fred Hoiberg; Boylen named head coach

Monday morning the Chicago Bulls announced that Fred Hoiberg is no longer their head coach. Bulls Executive Vice President John Paxson released this statement regarding the decision: Decisions like this one are never easy to make, however I felt this was the right choice for our organization at this time. After a thorough evaluation, I elected to make this move with the overall development of our team in mind. As a team, I believe it is imperative that we make unfaltering strides in the right direction and build the right habits to…

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Markkanen to come off bench in season debut

Earlier today the Chicago Bulls announced that power forward Lauri Markkanen would make his season debut. It was uncertain that if Markkanen would start or come off the bench or if he’d start. The coaching staff also was undecided if there would be any minutes restriction implemented. According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, Bulls coach head Fred Hoiberg said that Markkanen will come off the bench. Fred Hoiberg said Lauri Markkanen will come off bench vs. Rockets. — K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) December 1, 2018 Johnson also added that…

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Lauri Markkanen to make season debut against Rockets Saturday night

Although not how it was planned, Bulls power forward Lauri Markkanen will make his season debut tonight against the Houston Rockets.  A Tuesday return for Markkanen had been kicked around inside the Bulls’ organization. Last week head coach Fred Hoiberg said that Markkanen would need “at least a week” worth of work after being cleared for contact, however he has taken part in two contact practices and individual workout without any problems. Markkanen had this to say Friday night in Detroit: I feel good. I’ve got a couple practices in…

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Bobby Portis out 4 to 6 weeks week MCL sprain

Earier today the Chicago Bulls announced that power forward Bobby Portis was diagnosed with a moderate MCL sprain in his right knee and will be out four to six weeks. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune initially reported that Portis was expected to be on the shelf for at least a month. He sustained the injury Wednesday night in the fourth quarter of the Bulls’ game against the Charlotte Hornets. Portis is the latest addition to the Bulls m.a.s.h. unit that also includes Lauri Markkanen, who has been since before…

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