Rebuild-A-Bull

Hosted ByMatt Gentile

Each episode strives to look at the long-term outlook of the Bulls as they continue transforming the team into a championship contender.


All Episodes

Ep. 55 – Bulls Draft Trade & Zach LaVine Talk

Host Matt Gentile discusses Bulls draft speculation stemming from content courtesy of Tom Haberstroh and K.C. Johnson at NBC Sports Chicago. If the Bulls are looking to move up in the draft, are you okay with Zach LaVine being part of a trade package? Also, what is LaVine’s role on a contending team?

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?
 
 

Ep. 53 – 2020 State of the Bulls Pt. 1

Podcasters Marcus Couch, Salim Suterwalla, Ryan Borja and See Red Fred join host Matt Gentile for our first state of the Bulls panel. They look back at the highs and lows of the 2020 season and discuss the impacts of the new hires in the front office and head coach. How confident is the panel that the team can contend in the next three years?

Ep. 52 – Bulls Hire Billy Donovan as Head Coach

Keith Franz from Bulls On Tap joins host Matt Gentile to discuss the hiring of Billy Donovan as head coach. What does this mean for the Chicago Bulls? They also discuss potential moves to be made in the 2020 NBA Draft as well as the 2020 and 2021 offseasons. Could the Bulls make key trades and signings sooner rather than later?

Ep. 51- How is Jimmy Butler Helping the Bulls?

Host Matt Gentile reacts to the Miami Heat taking a 2-0 lead over the Milwaukee Bucks. Is Jimmy Butler indirectly helping his former team? He explains how the Chicago Bulls benefit from Giannis Antetokounmpo leaving the Bucks and how they can become an attractive spot for free agents in 2021.

Ep. 50 – Bulls Get 4th Pick in 2020 Draft

The lottery results are in, and the Chicago Bulls got the fourth pick in the 2020 NBA Draft. Michael Walton from Bulls Confidential joins host Matt Gentile to share some names that could be on the team’s radar at No. 4. Also, is it possible LaMelo Ball falls or the Bulls trade up?

Ep. 49 – Bulls Bounce Boylen

Host Matt Gentile gives his thoughts on the Bulls decision to fire Jim Boylen. Who are some potential coaching candidates, and what type of head coach should the team be looking for? He also discusses how the move can impact the 2021 offseason.

Ep. 48 – NBA Restart and Boylen Buzz

Salim Suterwalla from Bulls Gold joins host Matt Gentile to discuss the biggest takeaways from the NBA’s restart in Orlando. Also, is Jim Boylen actually coming back in 2021 to coach the Bulls? They talk about the latest reports coming out of Chicago. 

Ep. 47 – Is Jimbo NOT in Limbo?

Host Matt Gentile reacts to K.C. Johnson’s recent column on NBCSportsChicago.com regarding Jim Boylen. Do Arturas Karnisovas and Marc Eversley actually want to keep Boylen as Bulls head coach, or are the Reinsdorfs trying to force him on their new brain trust?

Ep. 46 – Previewing the Chicago Sky

Madeline Kenney, Chicago Sky beat reporter from the Chicago Suntimes, joins the podcast to discuss the coronavirus’ impact on the upcoming WNBA season. What makes the league’s campus at IMG Academy different from the NBA’s bubble? Also, she talks about the Sky’s expectations and predicts who is poised for a breakout 2020 campaign.

Ep. 45 – Boylen & The Bubble

Katy Duffy, associate producer from NBC Sports Chicago, joins host Matt Gentile to discuss the NBA and WNBA’s off-site bubbles. Can both leagues pull these off? They also discuss Jim Boylen’s job status, the Bulls being left out of the NBA bubble and how Kris Dunn pulled a “Rocky IV” on them.

Ep. 44 – Guest: Michael Walton

Michael Walton from Bulls Confidential and NBC Sports Chicago joins host Matt Gentile for a special episode. We start by discussing the recent protests across the United States regarding police reform and racial injustice. Michael also shares his thoughts on the restart of the NBA season, Jim Boylen’s future and potential prospects in the 2020 Draft. Who does he think the Bulls should target?

Ep. 43 – Last Dance Recap & Current State of the Bulls

Host Matt Gentile gives his thoughts on ESPN’s The Last Dance. Did the documentary do more to hurt the reputation of the Chicago Bulls throughout the league? Matt explains how the organization’s tide could be turning with the additions of executive VP Arturas Karnisovas and GM Marc Eversley as well as team president Michael Reinsdorf becoming the face of ownership.