Rebuild-A-Bull

Ep. 31 – Guest: See Red Fred

See Red Fred from the Chicago Bulls Eye Podcast joins host Matt Gentile to discuss the outlook for the rest of the 2020 season. Will a new year help cure the team’s issues? They discuss everything from Jim Boylen’s ineptitude to comparisons between John Paxson and… Bears GM Ryan Pace??? Also, Matt and Fred talk about the passing of former commissioner David Stern and his impact on the NBA.

Ep. 30 – Recapping the Chicago Bulls in 2019

Host Matt Gentile looks back at some of the highs and lows throughout 2019, including Zach LaVine’s growth, extending Jim Boylen, trading for Otto Porter and the lack of growth from Lauri Markkanen. He also asks what if the Chicago Bulls opted to sign Malcolm Brogdon this past summer and didn’t acquire Porter near last season’s deadline.

Ep. 29 – Guest: C-Dub (BAWL! on Bulls)

C-Dub from the BAWL! on Bulls podcast drops by to talk about the state of the Chicago Bulls. He and host Matt Gentile discuss Jim Boylen’s ineptitude, Lauri Markkanen’s struggles, Thaddeus Young’s reported frustration and the low attendance at the U.C. What changes does Jerry Reinsdorf need to consider?

Ep. 28 – What’s Going on with the Bulls?

Host Matt Gentile asks what the heck is going on with the Chicago Bulls? They’re 6-14 through their first 20 games. He dives into Lauri Markkanen and Zach LaVine’s struggles, issues with Jim Boylen and the Chicago Sun-Times report about Gar Forman. Does firing Forman really solve the Bulls’ problems?

Ep. 27 – Guest: Elias Schuster

Elias Schuster from Bleacher Nation Bulls joins the podcast to talk about the Chicago Bulls 4-10 start. He and host Matt Gentile discuss Zach LaVine and Lauri Markannen’s struggles and Daniel Gafford’s coming out party. Also, should Coby White start or stay with the second unit?

Ep. 26 – Guest: Big Dave Watson

Big Dave Watson from BAWL! on Bulls and Bulls Outsiders makes his third appearance on the podcast. He and host Matt Gentile discuss the Chicago Bulls’ sluggish start to the 2019-20 season. What’s up with Jim Boylen’s rotations? They also dive into Lauri Markkanen’s struggles, and Dave shares a behind-the-scenes story.

Ep. 25 – Bulls Struggle Out of the Gate

Host Matt Gentile recaps the Bulls’ 1-3 start to the young season. He gives his observations on the defensive struggles and offensive cold streaks that have plagued the team through just four games. Also, does Lauri Markkanen need to be more aggressive? 

Ep. 24 – 2019-20 Bulls Season Preview

Salim Suterwalla from the Bulls Gold podcast joins host Matt Gentile to preview the Chicago Bulls. What are the expectations for 2020? Matt also provides offers preseason predictions on win total and for different players, including Zach LaVine, Lauri Markkanen and Coby White.

Ep. 23 – 2019 Bulls Preseason Recap

Host Matt Gentile recaps the Chicago Bulls preseason by offering observations about Tomas Satoransky, Coby White and Zach LaVine. Is LaVine ready to prove doubters wrong in 2020? With the announcement of Luol Deng’s retirement, Matt also looks back at how Deng was “the straw that stirred the drink.”

Ep. 22 – Guest: Tony Gill

Tony Gill from 670 The Score helps us preview the Bulls heading into preseason action. We talk about nuggets from media and expectations heading into 2020. Is Zach LaVine ready to make an All-Star-caliber leap, and how will the point guard battle play out? Also, we discuss how the latest changes at NBC Sports Chicago could impact coverage and consumption of the Bulls.