Month: September 2019

FIBA Sato, Point God

On a new episode of BullsHQ, host Mark Karantzoulis (@mkhoops) is joined by Morten Jensen (@msjnba), host of The NBA Pod, to discuss new Bulls guard Tomas Satoransky and his impressive FIBA tournament.

Leading his nation to a surprising 6th place finish, Mark and Morten analyse Satoranksy’s performance, how his game and skills will impact the Bulls, and what his presence means for the point guard rotation.

Also on the show: A look at Sports Illustrated’s Top 100 rankings, Lauri Markkanen’s development curve, and much more.

Cash Considerations In NBA 2K

Ricky & Jason break the exciting news that they & other Blue Wire podcasters will be in the NBA 2K game this season! They explain how their profiles will be integrated & then break down the 2K ratings of some important Bulls players.

Ep. 19 – Guest: Katy Duffy

Katy Duffy from The Loop Sports joins host Matt Gentile to talk about the Chicago Bulls offseason. Who’s going to make a bigger impact: Tomas Satoransky or Thaddeus Young? They also talk about what’s in store for Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen heading into the 2020 season.

Bulls Core Four: Otto Porter Jr.

Cash Considerations is back, and on this week’s episode Jason and Ricky continue the offseason series look at the Chicago Bulls’ core players. After a brief discussion about Tomas Satoransky and Jim Boylen’s recent comments about Sato, which included a shot at Jabari Parker, we dive into the trade for Otto Porter Jr. and how it changed the outlook for the Bulls. We look at Porter’s prolific short stint last season and what kind of role he’ll play moving forward in Chicago. We finish up answering a handful of fan questions about Porter’s place in this rebuild and whether he’ll be around for the long haul. 

Hutchison Hurt, Blakeney Waived

On a new episode of BullsHQ, host Mark Karantzoulis (@mkhoops) is joined by Big Dave Watson, (@BawlSports) host of Bawl on Bulls and Bulls Outsiders.

Making his first appearance on BullsHQ, Big Dave helps Mark goes over the tough news from last week concerning Chandler Hutchison’s hamstring injury and indefinite absence. From there, discussion moves onto the Bulls and guard Antonio Blakeney parting ways, the premise of Zach LaVine leading the league in scoring next season, and some love for new guard Tomas Satoranksy, who has been dominating at the FIBA World Cup.

Unleashing Wendell (with Corey Tulaba)

Corey Tulaba of Hardwood Herald joined us to discuss Wendell Carter’s rookie season, the Bulls releasing Antonio Blakeney, Chandler Hutchison’s hamstring strain, and his expectations for the Bulls this upcoming season.

124: #ToT2019 Kierros 2

Tervetuloa kauniisiin ihmisiin! Kierros 2 of the Tournament of Trashis going down with the always brilliant Coach Kristian Palotie as out guest. He talks Tomas Saturansky helping immediately, Lauri’s growth and will Zach be willing to take a backseat?

Bulls Core Four: Lauri Markkanen

Cash Considerations is back, and on this week’s episode Jason and Ricky talk all things Lauri Markkanen. After a brief rundown of the performances of Tomas Satoransky and Cristiano Felicio at the FIBA World Cup, we do a deep dive into Markkanen’s sophomore season in the NBA, which was truncated because of an early injury. Despite that setback, Markkanen showed legitimate star potential in February, and we talk about what he must do to become a true cornerstone on the next great Bulls team. 

The Bulls, Bucks, And The Eastern Conference

On a new episode of BullsHQ, host Mark Karantzoulis (@mkhoops) is joined by Kane Pitman, co-host of the Gyro Step podcast and writer for ESPN Australia.

In an Eastern Conference preview, Mark and Kane set out by discussing the offseason changes that took place with the Milwaukee Bucks and Philadelphia 76ers, and how their remodel rosters have setup both teams as the clear cut contenders in the conference.

From there, the two work their way down the remaining teams in the Eastern Conference, citing the perceived weakness beyond the Bucks and Sixers, and why that just may open the door for a Chicago Bulls playoff berth.

Inside the Dynasty (with Jack Silverstein)

Jack Silverstein (Sports Historian and Author of “How the GOAT was Built”) joined us to for an in-depth look at the Chicago Bulls dynasties. Jack discusses Michael Jordan’s first retirement, the Bulls’ numerous attempts to trade Scottie Pippen, Phil Jack…