Month: October 2020

Offseason Musings w/ Rob Schaefer

On a new episode of BullsHQ, host Mark Karantzoulis (@mkhoops) is joined by NBCSports Chicago reporter and columnist Rob Schaefer (@rob_schaef) to discuss the upcoming offseason.

On the show, Mark quizzes Rob on possible trade options the Bulls will consider during the offseason, if there are any merits to the reports which suggest the Bulls will make a play on Heat forward Derrick Jones Jr., the pros and cons in signing a free agent like Jones Jr., the Obi Toppin buzz ahead of the draft, and so much more.

 

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The 2020 NBA Draft is a month away

With the 2020 NBA Draft just a month away, Ricky and Jason look at the latest mock drafts and rumors swirling around the league. We discuss the Bulls’ top draft options and react to speculation about a possible trade up.

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The Bulls, Thunder, and a CP3 trade

There are many synergies between the Chicago Bulls and OKC Thunder that exist beyond Billy Donovan, and that’s exactly why this Bluewire crossover podcast had to happen!

BullsHQ host Mark Karantzoulis (@mkhoops) recently jumped on the The Uncontested (@the_uncontested), an OKC Thunder podcast, to chat with host Jacob Kniffen (@JacobKniffen) about the proposed timeline the NBA is working toward for the offseason, the future prospects of the Bulls, Thunder, and if these team’s can continue exchanging personnel, this time in form of player transactions.

Should the Bulls trade for CP3? Are there any of the current Bulls core that would be of interest to the Thunder?

Tune into hear more!

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Billy D makes moves as 2019-20 NBA season finally concludes with Lakers title

Jason and Ricky start this episode by discussing Billy Donovan letting go of a number of Bulls assistants from the previous regime, and we even give Jerry Reinsdorf some credit. We then shift the conversation to Jimmy Butler’s heroic performance in the NBA Finals before talking about the Lakers, LeBron James and the ongoing GOAT debate. We conclude with a look ahead at what comes next for the NBA. 

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146: Bulldog Mentality Part 2

In Part Two, we get Kevin Anderson’s thoughts on the hiring of Billy Donovan, the Bulls new front office and who he’s looking for the Bulls to draft this year.

The Athletic’s Darnell Mayberry joins Cash Considerations

On this special episode of Cash Considerations, The Athletic’s Bulls beat writer Darnell Mayberry joins the pod to talk about a new era of Bulls Basketball with Arturas Karnisovas, Marc Eversley and Billy Donovan leading the way. We go over Donovan’s time in OKC and what he’ll bring to this Bulls roster, and what may be in store for this young core in the future. We also discuss key differences in this new Bulls regime compared to the old regime and how fans should be excited about it. 

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Ep. 54 – 2020 State of the Bulls Pt. 2

Matt Peck and Big Dave Watson from Bulls Outsiders join host Matt Gentile for our second state of the Bulls episode. They share their thoughts on what the front office should do this offseason and in 2021 to get closer to contention. How confident are they that the team can get there in three years?