It’s The Chicago Bulls Podcast #25 with Marcus Couch and Wyse Black. Reaction to the Otto Porter Jr. for Portis and Parker trade. Post Game of the Bulls vs Pelicans, NBA Trade rumors, Unique Bulls stats and a look ahead to the week’s upcoming games. Come Tank With Us!
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We’ve got a lot in store for you this episode. Including:
Bulls Get Otto Porter Jr for Portis and Parker
Post Game Analysis for Bulls vs Pelicans
Latest NBA Trade News and Rumors
An interesting look at some Stats of the season so far
Look ahead to upcoming games this week.
Come TANK with us!
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Bulls Trade Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker to Washington for Otto Porter Jr.
The Washington Wizards are sending Otto Porter to the Chicago Bulls for Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker.
Bobby Portis was very emotional after the trade news, leaving the UC visibly affected by the news. Just last show we talked about Bobby wanting to be a Bull for life.
Jabari Parker was surprised the Bulls moved Bobby Portis: “Bobby is the leader, the captain of our team, and just a guy that they loved. For him to get moved is obviously bitter. But hey, that’s just how it goes.’’
Jabari said he was going to get his last Chicago meal at Harold’s on 87th before heading to DC.
Marcus: If it’s me, I go to Lem’s Ribs, but Harold’s is good. One of these days I’ll share my meeting Michael Jordan story in the parking lot at Carson’s Ribs in Deerfield at Midnight the night of a huge win back in 1996.
Otto Porter Jr. Stats: https://www.foxsports.com/nba/otto-porter-jr-player-stats
In terms of Porter Jr, the 25-year-old has a chance to start fresh in a new location where he can take advantage of his natural talents. Despite modest scoring numbers, the forward can be an impact player while filling up the stat sheet in a number of ways.
He can rebound, defend and make open shots, knocking down 44.1 percent from three-point range in 2017-18.
The player’s all-around contributions helped him lead the Wizards and rank 26th in the league with 8.1 win shares last season, per Basketball Reference. His 9.4 win shares in 2016-17 was good for 21st in the NBA.
The 2013 No. 3 overall draft pick has continued to improve his all-around game and maintains his All-Star potential as he starts the next stage of h…