We react to the front office’s decision to end contract extension talks with Luol Deng and review some of the implications. In the latter half of the show, we’re joined by Tom Lewis of IndyCornRows.com as part of our weekly Eastern Conference Contender Preview. Hear what the Pacers’ expert thinks about the team’s championship expectations and how they match-up with the like-minded Bulls.
For more evidence that it’s like looking into a mirror when the Bulls play the Pacers, check out Coach Nick’s breakdown of their regular season game this past February:
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We check in on Derrick Rose’s offseason workouts and continue our Eastern Conference preview with the revamped Brooklyn Nets. We discuss the strengths of last year’s first round playoff opponent and the challenges rookie coach Jason Kidd will have to overcome against the Bulls. To conclude the show, the Fastbreak mirrors a TMZ report with the latest gossip from around the league.
As we look ahead to Brooklyn’s prospects this season, it gives us an opportunity to look back on their most memorable failures last season. Never forget.
2013 NBA Playoffs – 1st Round, Game 4: The “Nate Robinson” Game:
2013 NBA Playoffs – 1st Round, Game 7: Joakim’s Guarantee
In our annual Bulls player preview, we set our expectations for the upcoming season for each member of the roster. Find out which Bulls we believe will improve and produce in 2013/14, and which players may have reached their ceiling.
From summer league (over?) reactions to 13th man speculation, we somehow find a way to extensively discuss a Bulls off-season mostly full of inactivity. We also look into other news and moves around the league, including Team USA mini-camp and how the East is shaping up.
We discuss the beef between Thibs & Gar Forman, the free agency signing of Mike Dunleavy Jr., and who the Bulls may sign next at the veteran minimum. We also review the biggest winners of the off-season thus far and whether Dwight Howard made the right decision.
We 3-man weave our way through Thursday night's NBA draft and discuss whether the Bulls' picks were the right fit for the team. We also take a look at other noteworthy events of the past week including the blockbuster Nets/Celtics trade, Dwight Howard's free agency, LaMarcus Aldridge's "trade request" and "the return"... of JL3?
We are back with the first episode in over a month and we've brought along special guest KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune. We run the gamut of offseason topics - from free agency to the draft to of course, Derrick Rose. If you're missing the Bulls (or just want to cure your hangover from celebrating the Blackhawks Stanley Cup victory last night), we got you covered. It's never too early to start thinking about the team's chances next season. Hopefully winning is contagious between "Madhouse" roommates.
We take a quick look back at the Miami series and the season as a whole with our disappointment still offset by pride. Given the circumstances, the 2012/13 Bulls were incredibly entertaining and still managed to overachieve. We also dip into some offseason speculation and project next season's roster. Finally, we offer our bold (dumb?) predictions for the remainder of the playoffs. Thank you all for listening and a fun season!
We analyze and discuss how the Bulls fell short in Game 3 despite their valiant effort. What needs to change heading into Monday's Game 4? Even though the series is far from over, we also examine the Bulls chances against the Heat in the future with a full roster and try not to sulk in this year's lost opportunity. Be sure to also listen to the very end to help celebrate the show's birthday!