Project “Blow Up’’ is not an option, according to Karnisovas, who seems fine with staying on the path of continuity. The organization is content to hold out hope for a miraculous Lonzo Ball recovery from three surgeries on his left knee, while beginning negotiations on Nikola Vucevic’s contract extension over the last week. The Bulls are looking to lock up the big man for the … [Read more...] about Three more years in Chicago for Nikola Vucevic?
Max Strus on playing with Jimmy Butler: ‘He has one of the most highest basketball IQs I’ve ever been a part of’
Clutch Points: “Me being from Chicago growing up watching [Jimmy Butler], It’s kind of crazy that I’m on his team trying to help him win a championship now… He has one of the most highest basketball IQs I’ve ever been a part of and been around.” —Max Strus pic.twitter.com/cMbAHmVYEmSource: Twitter @ClutchPointsApp What’s the buzz on Twitter? Malika Andrews … [Read more...] about Max Strus on playing with Jimmy Butler: ‘He has one of the most highest basketball IQs I’ve ever been a part of’
Jimmy Butler says Heat will be last team he plays for
Butler has now broken his silence about this decade-long oath. According to the six-time All-Star, it was all about circumstances: “When I’m coming into the league, the Heat used to beat the Bulls all the time when they had the Big 3, the Heatles, whatever you want to call them,” Butler said. “So me getting drafted to the Bulls, we can’t like the Miami Heat. You can’t like … [Read more...] about Jimmy Butler says Heat will be last team he plays for
Bulls, Nikola Vucevic have opened up extension talks
In Chicago, I’m told that the Bulls have opened up extension conversations with their starting center Nikola Vucevic. Sources tell me there is mutual interest in getting a deal done. Both sides have until June 30 to get an extension done. If there is no agreement by that point, Vučević would enter free agency and be one of the top centers available on the market. Vučević had … [Read more...] about Bulls, Nikola Vucevic have opened up extension talks
Zach LaVine’s tenure with Bulls nearing end?
There is quite a bit of skepticism throughout the league that the Bulls and LaVine are going to finish this five year marriage that they entered. This is coming from the outside, it’s not coming from the Bulls but there are just quite a bit of people that I talked to around the league who do not think this is a long-term marriage is going to last.Source: NBC Sports What’s … [Read more...] about Zach LaVine’s tenure with Bulls nearing end?
Brandon Miller compares himself to Paul George
When asked by HoopsHype what he thinks of the comparisons to George, Miller replied, “I think I compare myself to Paul George a lot due to the fact he takes pride in the defensive side. I steal some of his moves and put my own twist to it.” Miller met with the Hornets, Pistons, Pacers, Magic, and Bulls. In addition to discussing the gun incident with those teams, Miller said … [Read more...] about Brandon Miller compares himself to Paul George
Carmelo Anthony says he almost joined the Bulls
The Chicago Bulls almost signed NBA legend Carmelo Anthony in 2014. Anthony appeared on ESPN’s First Take in 2019 and revealed that he was close to joining Bulls in 2014 before deciding to return to New York. “I was going to Chicago. Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah. I was there, right? I was there. And then I started getting whispers behind the scenes. ‘Yo, look, this person ain’t … [Read more...] about Carmelo Anthony says he almost joined the Bulls
DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine, Nikola Vucevic partnership coming to end?
The one thing Karnišovas was uncompromising about was that there’s is no major lottery destination restructuring. I’m in agreement with that given the parity in the conference. You know, they were leading Miami, yadda, yadda, yadda… OK, not this Miami. But I do believe there will be a significant Bulls changes this summer. Or at least they will seriously be trying. I was at the … [Read more...] about DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine, Nikola Vucevic partnership coming to end?
Paul George tried to get DeMar DeRozan to the Clippers
As it turns out, though, DeMar actually came really close to joining the Clippers. In a recent episode of Paul George’s podcast, Podcast P with Paul George presented by Wave Sports + Entertainment, the pair opened up about how and why the deal fell through. George started it off by revealing his recruitment efforts on DeRozan and how he felt terrible after learning what the … [Read more...] about Paul George tried to get DeMar DeRozan to the Clippers