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Ask Sam Mailbag: 05.25.18 | Chicago Bulls

To me, the 7th pick for the Bulls is a conundrum, wrapped in an enigma, surrounded by uncertainty. I'm very glad I am not on the clock. I enjoy the folks who...

Trae Young looks to make an impact in the NBA

The NBA, as we often are told, is a big man's game, though somewhat less so in this era with decreasing emphasis on center low post play. Still, the elite players in the conference...

The Big Men in the Draft

"(Lauri Markkanen is a) great player. I was just thinking about me and him together playing on the court would be definitely a killer. - Wendell Carter Jr." This is a big draft...

Ask Sam Mailbag: 05.18.18 | Chicago Bulls

Mikal Bridges is a top 5 pick in this draft. Reminds me a little of Luol Deng. There is no way the Bulls should pass up on him if he is available at 7....

Could Michael Porter Jr. fall to the Bulls at 7?

OK, deal me in on Michael Porter Jr. He may well be the wild card of the inside straight for the Bulls. The mystery man of the 2018 NBA draft, the kid who was targeted...

The 2018 NBA Mock Draft

Here's a first look mock draft with the conclusion of the NBA Draft Lottery Tuesday. The NBA draft is June 21 and the Chicago Draft Camp is this week. Teams will begin to mostly...

Who will the Bulls pick at the 2018 NBA Draft?

Everyone was looking for hints from Bulls Vice-President of Basketball Operations John Paxson Tuesday night after the NBA lottery drawing gave the Bulls the No. 7 pick in the June 21 NBA draft. Paxson in...

Bulls to select seventh in 2018 NBA Draft

The Bulls with the No. 7 pick in the 2018 NBA draft will select Duke center Wendell Carter. Unless, of course, they take Villanova forward Mikal Bridges or Texas center Mohamed Bamba. Missouri forward Michael...

Two pennies, Teddy Bears and family photos

It didn't seem like it was going to be the Bulls day that Tuesday in 2008 in Secaucus for the NBA Draft Lottery. Nobody really wanted to drag out to New Jersey to sit...

The Bulls’ Draft Lottery Drawing, 2008

Sometimes just that one day in May can dramatically alter the future of a basketball franchise. Like it did for a losing Bulls May 20, 2008 when the Bulls defied extraordinary 1.7 percent odds to...

Ask Sam Mailbag: 05.11.18 | Chicago Bulls

Do you think Doncic could fall to 6? King Berango Sam: No. Particularly lately with the Suns, who have the best odds for a top draft pick, hiring Doncic's coach, Igor Kokoskov, as their head coach....

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Denzel Valentine

Denzel Valentine Season Averages: SEASON GAMES PLAYED POINTS REBOUNDS ASSISTS 2017-18 77 10.2 5.1 3.2 2016-17 57 5.1 2.6 1.1 Guard Denzel Valentine, the 14th pick in the 2016 NBA Draft, showed exponential improvement in his second season with the team. After an up and down first season in which...

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Robin Lopez

Robin Lopez 17-18 Season Averages: SEASON GAMES PLAYED POINTS REBOUNDS ASSISTS 2017-18 64 11.8 4.5 1.9 2016-17 81 10.4 6.4 1.0 Big man Robin Lopez, who’s been a solid contributor to every team he’s been on, found himself in an unfamiliar role this season: the veteran leader. All of a...

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Kris Dunn

Kris Dunn Season Stats: SEASON GAMES PLAYED POINTS ASSISTS REBOUNDS STEALS 2017-18 52 13.4 6.0 4.3 2.0 2016-17 78 3.8 2.4 2.1 1.0 Second-year guard Kris Dunn was a player the Bulls liked coming out out of the 2016 NBA Draft. He was a composed, fiery leader of a good Providence team...

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Noah Vonleh

Noah Vonleh 17-18 Season Averages: TEAM GAMES PLAYED POINTS REBOUNDS ASSISTS Bulls 21 6.9 6.9 1.0 Blazers 33 3.6 5.1 0.4 Big man Noah Vonleh came over to the Bulls in February in a trade deadline deal that saw the Bulls bring over Vonleh and cash considerations from the Portland...

How have the Bulls picked at spots 6-9 in previous NBA Drafts?

It was during one month in October just before the start of the 1986-87 season that general manager Jerry Krause built the Bulls into a champion. It would take almost five years before the...

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Lauri Markkanen

Lauri Markkanen Season Averages: SEASON GAMES PLAYED POINTS REBOUNDS ASSISTS 2017-18 68 15.2 7.5 1.2 Few things got Bulls fans more pumped up this season than the performance of Lauri Markkanen. The 20-year old rookie from Finland was picked up as the centerpiece of the...

Ask Sam Mailbag: 05.04.18 | Chicago Bulls

It's May and the playoffs so far are pretty interesting. I'll admit to you that I am not a fan of what is happening in the NBA in terms of fans and player interaction....

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Cameron Payne

Cameron Payne Season Averages: SEASON GAMES PLAYED POINTS ASSISTS REBOUNDS 2017-18 25 8.8 4.5 2.8 2016-17 31 5.2 1.8 1.5 Cameron Payne, who came over to the Bulls at the February 2017 trade deadline in a trade that saw Doug McDermott and fan favorite Taj Gibson shipped off to Oklahoma...

The Bulls sit at picking sixth in the draft, but what are the odds...

The Bulls, sitting in the sixth spot for the May 15 NBA draft lottery, have the highest odds of remaining in that position. They could get picks 1 through 3 or picks 6 through...

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Paul Zipser

Paul Zipser Season Averages: SEASON GAMES PLAYED POINTS REBOUNDS ASSISTS 2017-18 54 4.0 2.4 0.9 2016-17 44 5.5 2.8 0.8 Second-year forward Paul Zipser was a pleasant surprise for the Bulls last season. Not expected to contribute much as a second-round pick out of Germany, Zipser showed unexpected poise, a...

Looking back at the Number 6 draft picks in NBA history

The NBA draft lottery is May 15 in the Palmer House Hilton. That drawing will determine the order of teams who pick 1 through 14 in the draft, the teams that missed the playoffs....

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: Ryan Arcidiacono

TEAM GAMES PLAYED POINTS ASSISTS REBOUNDS Chicago Bulls 24 2.0 1.5 1.0 Windy City Bulls 27 13.9 8.5 5.0 Ryan Arcidiacono is known to many basketball fans as one of the main cogs on the 2016 NCAA champion Villanova Wildcats as well as part of one of the most...

Bulls Season Rewind 17-18: David Nwaba

David Nwaba Season Averages: SEASON GAMES PLAYED POINTS REBOUNDS ASSISTS 2017-18 70 7.9 4.7 1.5 2016-17 20 6.0 3.2 0.7 David Nwaba was one of the best stories on the Bulls last season. A player who had fought his way all the way up from a G-League tryout in 2016,...

Alicia Santana, Bulls receptionist, celebrates 20 years with the team

The Bulls are trying to find the face of the franchise, though Lauri Markkanen, Kris Dunn and Zach LaVine all had pleasing moments in auditions this season. It's still to be determined. But they...

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