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Bulls Talk Podcast

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The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With 28 years of combined NBA experience, Kendall Gill and Will Perdue explain what’s happening on the court while team insiders Vincent Goodwill and Mark Schanowski take you behind the scenes off of it. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA.

The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With 28 years of combined NBA experience, Kendall Gill and Will Perdue explain what’s happening on the court while team insiders Vincent Goodwill and Mark Schanowski take you behind the scenes off of it. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA.
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The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With 28 years of combined NBA experience, Kendall Gill and Will Perdue explain what’s happening on the court while team insiders Vincent Goodwill and Mark Schanowski take you behind the scenes off of it. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA.

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Ep. 139: Breaking down the decision to pull Jabari Parker from the rotation

12/14/2018
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Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and David Watson discuss Jabari Parker’s removal out of the Bulls rotation and the impact it has now and in the offseason. 0:45 - Reaction to the surprise that Parker is out of the rotation 2:10 - Kendall on why he thinks this decision is a mistake 3:20 - Responding to Parker’s postgame comments reacting to the decision 6:15 - On difference between playing Parker at PF vs SF defensively 9:05 - What this move means for the ‘plan’ with this franchise 11:30...

Duration:00:18:45

Ep. 138: Vincent Goodwill on the Bulls near boycott of practice and the future of the team

12/11/2018
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Yahoo national NBA insider Vincent Goodwill joins Mark Schanowski and Kevin Anderson to discuss the wild first week under Jim Boylen and what it means for the future of the team. 1:25 - Vinnie on the Fred Hoiberg firing and how he was on a short leash this season 2:15 - On Bulls players approaching the NBA Players Association with concerns over Jim Boylen 4:00 - On Boylen’s relationship with players as an assistant coach 5:40 - On how close Bulls players came to boycotting practice on...

Duration:00:26:52

Ep. 137: Reaction to the Bulls coaching change, what changes with Jim Boylen

12/3/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, NBC NBA insider Tom Haberstroh joins Mark Schanowski to react to the Bulls’ firing Fred Hoiberg. Plus Kendall Gill and Will Perdue go into the decision and what changes they expect under Jim Boylen. 1:05 Haberstroh on if he was surprised by the timing of the coaching change 3:45 On view of the Bulls under Hoiberg and team’s performance in his system 7:05 Haberstroh on the perception of Jim Boylen around the league and comparisons to Tom...

Duration:00:32:41

Ep. 136: Reaction to Lauri Markkanen’s season debut

12/2/2018
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Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue react to Lauri Markkanen’s season debut and what to expect from the Bulls in the near-term 1:20 On Markkanen’s season debut and what he showed 3:50 On LaVine and how he needs to integrate Markkanen into the offense 5:25 Impact of fatigue on Markkanen’s debut 6:25 On ways the Bulls can get Markkanen involved in the offense 8:25 On impending return or Dunn and Portis and the difficulty of developing chemistry 10:25 On Steph Curry’s return...

Duration:00:20:19

Ep. 135: Reaction to Bulls loss to Spurs, LaVine’s late game decision making

11/27/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue react to the Bulls 108-107 loss to the Spurs. 0:55 On LaVine’s shot selection with Bulls down by one 2:25 On difference between young Bulls team and a Spurs team with veterans 3:40 Perdue on impact of Carter getting pulled with 5 fouls 5:25 On Carter’s development 7:25 On Markkanen’s progress, and expected impact on Bulls 9:40 On brutal upcoming schedule and preventing team from losing...

Duration:00:24:06

Ep.134: Injuries continue to plague the Bulls, should the team pursue a trade for John Wall?

11/20/2018
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In the latest edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, the Athletic’s Bulls beat writer, Darnell Mayberry joins Mark Schanowski to discuss Denzel Valentine’s season-ending ankle injury (2:25) and what to watch for with Lauri Markkanen, Kris Dunn and Bobby Portis all scheduled to return to the line-up in the coming weeks. Should the Bulls pursue a trade for John Wall? (16:00) And, is Charlotte high-scoring point guard Kemba Walker a realistic target in free agency next summer?(13:30)

Duration:00:24:16

Ep. 133: Reaction to the Bulls loss to Dallas and how Kevin Durant REALLY hates flying with turbulence

11/13/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Kelly Crull react to the Bulls loss to the Mavericks, Zach LaVine shouldering the offensive load, and Kelly’s time covering the trio of Durant, Westbrook, and Harden in Oklahoma City 0:45 - Kelly’s initial thoughts on covering the Bulls and what she’s learned about this team 2:35 - Kendall on the Bulls trying to avoid the ‘habit’ of losing, why hope is there 4:10 - On Lauri Markkanen’s rehab, and viral video...

Duration:00:21:04

Ep. 132: Tom Haberstroh on why Steph Curry is the new Michael Jordan; The Bulls long-term outlook

11/9/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, NBC Sports national NBA insider Tom Haberstroh joins Kevin Anderson to discuss Steph Curry’s influence on the league, and the Bulls long-term outlook. 1:10 Curry’s impact on youth leagues 3:10 How Curry’s deep 3 is as influential on the league as Jordans dunking was 5:25 Why Curry is more influential on basketball than Lebron James 7:55 Danger of every team looking for their own version of Steph Curry 12:25 How a Curry 3 attempt is more...

Duration:00:30:05

Ep. 131: Reaction to losing 4 straight; Carter and Hutchison prove they belong

11/4/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue react to the Bulls loss to Houston and losing 4 straight. 01:20 On LaVine’s evolving game, and why he needs to be more aggressive 05:00 Kendall on Kerry Kittles comparison to Zach LaVine 06:45 How Bulls guard against feeling like they will lose every game 09:55 On big game from rookies Carter and Hutchison 13:45 On Rose’s 50 point game for the Wolves 17:80 On the Jimmy Butler drama

Duration:00:21:29

Ep. 130: Reaction to Klay Thompson’s historic night and the Bulls blowout loss to Golden State

10/30/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue react to Klay Thompson’s record setting night vs the Bulls. 01:00 On Steph Curry cheering his teammate on for breaking his own record 03:00 On Steve Kerr leaving Thompson in to break the record in a blowout 05:00 On Warriors domination and explosive offense 07:00 Kendall on the Bulls players reaction to the loss 08:00 On Fred Hoiberg’s mounting frustration this season 10:20 Will on the change in...

Duration:00:23:46

Ep. 129: Reaction to win vs Hornets; LaVine’s amazing development

10/25/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue react to the Bulls win over the Hornets 0:45 Kendall on LaVine learning from Pistons loss 1:40 Will on how aggressive LaVine is playing 4:30 On LaVine developing his game 7:15 Is LaVine the answer at point guard? 8:00 On impact if Bobby Portis misses significant time 11:15 Rise of Hutchison, increased playing time 12:30 Is Carter an option at the 4? 13:20 Kendall and Will on the media game...

Duration:00:19:27

Ep. 128: Reaction to Kris Dunn's knee injury and where Bulls go from here

10/23/2018
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Kelly Crull, Mark Strotman and Will Perdue react to the news that Kris Dunn will miss the next 4-6 weeks with a knee injury. 00:55 Strotman reacting to the injury, expectations now for team 3:00 Perdue on impact on defense 4:55 Expectation on who will get majority of minutes moving forward at PG 7:40 Where Bulls are mentally as a team now 11:30 How Hoiberg will approach the options at point guard 12:55 Will the Bulls consider tanking again? 14:50 Making the case for LaVine to run...

Duration:00:18:45

Ep. 127: Getting to know the Bulls Outsiders team; bold predictions for this season

10/17/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, the Bulls Outsiders team of Matt Peck, David Watson, and John Sabine join Kevin Anderson to talk about the series premier of ‘Bulls Outsiders’ Thursday night. Hear about how the show came together and what they are hoping to bring to the Bulls fanbase this season. They’ll also share their bold predictions for the season including two potential end-of-season award winners from this roster.

Duration:00:32:42

Ep. 126: The ultimate Bulls briefing to get you ready for Opening Night

10/17/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski sits down with Kendall Gill and Will Perdue to discuss all the need-to-know topics to get you ready for the season opener. The guys analyze how Lauri’s injury will make its mark on the early season rotation, whether Jabari will return to the starting unit or embrace the 6th-man role and why Portis betting on himself is the right move. Plus, Kendall has the key to unlock a “6th Man of the Year” award for Portis this season.

Duration:00:31:04

Ep. 125: Impact of moving Jabari Parker to the bench; reliving the Vincent Goodwill era

10/11/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Athletic Bulls beat writer Darnell Mayberry explains the dynamic behind moving Jabari Parker to the bench, and the evolution of Bobby Portis on and off the court. Mayberry also clues us in on if Portis will get an extension before the season starts and looks back at covering the Thunder with Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, and James Harden. Plus Kendall Gill, and Vincent Goodwill on his last day with NBC Sports Chicago, join Mark Schanowski to talk...

Duration:00:40:17

Ep. 124: Should the Bulls retire #1 for Derrick Rose?

10/4/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue react to the Bulls preseason loss to the Bucks and discuss their concerns on the defensive, and offensive end of the floor. Plus is Bobby Portis emerging as the team leader? And on Derrick Rose’s 30th birthday, the trio look back at his career with the Bulls, and debate if the team should retire #1 and hang Rose’s jersey from the United Center rafters.

Duration:00:34:17

Ep. 123: Will Perdue reacts to Lauri Markkanen’s elbow injury and its impact on the Bulls

9/28/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Will Perdue and Kevin Anderson react to the news that Lauri Markkanen will miss 6-8 weeks with an elbow sprain. What the injury means for the Bulls rotation, who starts at the 4 in Markkanen’s absence, and who could benefit from more shots. Plus Will explains how the injury impacts his expectations for this season and the now increased pressure on Fred Hoiberg.

Duration:00:16:36

Ep. 122: Thoughts from an intimate look at a Bulls practice plus Anthony Davis’ future with Pelicans beat writer Will Guillory

9/26/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill share what they saw after getting an exclusive look at Bulls practice on Wednesday. Also, what to expect from the team heading into their 1st preseason game. Plus Pelicans beat writer Will Guillory on if Anthony Davis will stay in New Orleans or leave when he is a free agent in 2020.

Duration:00:33:39

Ep. 121: Media day recap and the biggest story lines heading into training camp

9/24/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue recap Bulls media day and the start of training camp. They’ll discuss the battle for minutes at the small forward position, and the big expectations placed on Zach LaVine this season. Plus, Will and Kendall share their most memorable training camp stories during their careers.

Duration:00:25:36

Ep. 120: Reaction to Jimmy Butler trade request and impact on the NBA

9/19/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Vincent Goodwill react to the report that Jimmy Butler is requesting a trade from the Timberwolves. They’ll discuss options for Minnesota, plus why the Bulls are headed in the right direction without Butler. Goodwill also explains the dynamic on the Bulls when Butler was on the team, and if Jimmy was a problem in the locker room.

Duration:00:27:15