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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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Episodes

Ep. 116: Is Zach LaVine really one of the most over-hyped players in the league?

8/16/2018
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Mark Schanowski talks all things hoops with Indianapolis Star Pacers beat writer J.Michael. Is Victor Oladipo ready to take the next step as a legitimate MVP candidate? Can the Pacers challenge the top three teams in the East? Is Zach LaVine really one of the most over-hyped players in the NBA? And, will the signing of Dwight Howard mean disaster in the nation’s capital? Plus, the guys make their predictions for the upcoming season.

Duration:00:39:55

Ep. 115: Reaction to Vegas betting against the Bulls next season

8/7/2018
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On the latest Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill discuss how Jabari Parker’s arrival will impact the Bulls’ rotation, and the pressure Parker will face in playing for his hometown team. Plus, the guys go through the NBA over-under win totals posted by the Westgate sports book. Are the Bulls a lock to go over 27.5 wins, and which other teams were dealt a bad hand by the Vegas oddsmakers?

Duration:00:27:55

Ep. 114: K.C. Johnson on the perception the Bulls pulled a 180 in their rebuild

7/26/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, K.C. Johnson joins Mark Schanowski and Kevin Anderson to talk about the Bulls offseason and if the team has really pulled a 180 in their rebuild. K.C. also clues us in on the progression of Wendell Carter and Chandler Hutchison this summer, plus if he thinks the Bulls are a likely playoff team next season. He’ll also share his favorite player he’s covered on the Bulls and how he expects Jabari Parker’s addition to impact Lauri Markkanen’s...

Duration:00:31:47

Ep. 113: How will Jabari Parker handle the pressure of playing in his hometown?

7/18/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski and Vincent Goodwill discuss how Jabari Parker will fit on the Bulls and how the Chicago native will handle the pressure of playing in his hometown. Also hear from Fred Hoiberg who discusses Parker and the outstanding summer league play of Wendell Carter. Mark and Vinnie also discuss the impact of Parker on Bobby Portis and free agency next summer. Plus reaction to the Raptors blockbuster trade with the Spurs.

Duration:00:31:06

Ep. 112 : Breaking down how Jabari Parker fits on the Bulls

7/14/2018
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In this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kevin Anderson react to the Bulls signing Chicago native Jabari Parker to a 2-year deal. They’ll explain why the team option in year two of the deal is crucial for next summer, plus how they expect Parker to fit on the defensive and offensive end. Mark also explains why it’s a very low risk move for the organization, while Kevin shares why he’s very concerned how this could impact the development of Lauri Markkanen.

Duration:00:32:55

Ep. 111: Summer League observations on Carter Jr., Hutchison and Blakeney

7/11/2018
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On the latest edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill give their reviews on the Bulls Summer League play. Wendell Carter Jr. has been one of the top players in Vegas so far and Chandler Hutchison shows a lot of potential as a point forward. Can the 2 rookies help the Bulls get back to the playoffs next season? Plus, the guys discuss the remaining restricted free agents still available. Should the Bulls make a play for Rodney Hood or Jabari Parker, or save their...

Duration:00:29:13

Ep. 110: Do the Bulls see a future All-Star in Zach LaVine?

7/7/2018
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On the latest Bulls Talk podcast, Vincent Goodwill, Kendall Gill, and Kevin Anderson react to the Kings’ offer sheet of 4-years, $78 million to Zach LaVine and the Bulls decision to match. Vincent explains why there could be some hurt feelings from LaVine on the deal, and KG gives his thoughts on if LaVine has All-Star potential. Plus you don’t want to miss why Vinnie says the most pressure for the Bulls next season is on Fred Hoiberg—not LaVine.

Duration:00:21:22

Ep. 109: Is there a realistic path for Jimmy Butler and Kyrie Irving to team up in Chicago?

7/3/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Kevin Anderson react to the Sun-Times report that Jimmy Butler is unhappy in Minnesota and that he’d like to form a super-team with Kyrie Irving in the Eastern Conference. They’ll discuss if that’s a realistic possibility on the Bulls and what it would take. Plus what Zach LaVine’s options in free agency are now that it would appear only 3 teams could realistically sign him and the risk on both sides if LaVine...

Duration:00:36:04

Ep. 108: Instant reaction to LeBron’s Decision: Part III

7/1/2018
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Mark Schanowski and Vincent Goodwill discuss the ramifications of LeBron James deciding to take his talents to Hollywood and the Lakers. Goodwill also gives an update on the Zach LaVine negotiations and the duo takes a look at free agency around the league.Description: Mark Schanowski and Vincent Goodwill discuss the ramifications of LeBron James deciding to take his talents to Hollywood and the Lakers. Goodwill also gives an update on the Zach LaVine negotiations and the duo takes a...

Duration:00:20:20

Ep. 107: How difficult will it be for the Bulls to re-sign Zach LaVine?

6/27/2018
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On the latest edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill and Vincent Goodwill discuss the major storylines heading into free agency on July 1st. Where will LeBron wind up? And will either Paul George or Kawhi Leonard join him? Plus, how difficult will it be for the Bulls to re-sign restricted free agent Zach LaVine? Mark also talks 1-on-1 with Bulls first-round draft pick Wendell Carter Jr., who can't wait to get to work with veteran center Robin Lopez.

Duration:00:44:09

Ep. 106: How will the Bulls draft picks mesh into the roster? And how will it affect free agency?

6/22/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, Will Perdue and Vincent Goodwill react to the Bulls taking Wendell Carter and Chandler Hutchison on draft night. They discuss if the Carter - Carlos Boozer comparison is fair, and how the drafting of Hutchison will impact what the team does in free agency. Kendall and Will share what they expect from Carter offensively and how he’ll mesh with Lauri Markkanen. They also explain Markkanen’s offseason transformation and...

Duration:00:29:56

Ep. 105: A 2018 NBA Draft primer (plus Kawhi chatter)

6/18/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Strotman and Scott Phillips get you set for the 2018 NBA Draft. They put together their own mock draft, analyzing each of the first seven picks, analyze a handful of options the Bulls should look at at No. 22, and answer questions from Twitter. They also discuss the Kawhi Leonard trade rumors and whether the Bulls could put together a package that would entice San Antonio.

Duration:00:47:56

Ep. 104: Ernie Johnson takes us behind the scenes of Inside The NBA

6/14/2018
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In this episode of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowksi goes 1-on-1 with Emmy award winning broadcaster Ernie Johnson. Johnson talks about event he hosted for his charity, Gift of Adoption, in Chicago. He also discusses what it's like working on Inside The NBA and his special relationships with Charles Barkley, Shaq and Kenny Smith. Finally, Johnson shares his memories of the Jordan-era Bulls.

Duration:00:19:42

Ep. 103: Why trading up is the only way for the Bulls to draft Michael Porter Jr

6/6/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill and Vincent Goodwill react to the report that the Bulls will be ‘sneaky’ in free agency. They debate what that really means and what realistic options are for the team when free agency begins July 1st. Kendall explains why he thinks that Chicago native Jabari Parker is a good fit. The trio also debates what the Bulls should do if both Mo Bamba and Mikal Bridges are available with the 7th pick and Vinnie reports why...

Duration:00:33:35

Ep. 102: Rob Dauster on why the red flags are piling up for Michael Porter Jr. plus Kendall Gill reacts to Sixers Twitter drama

5/30/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill and Kevin Anderson react to the Bryan Colangelo Twitter drama and the impact it will have on the 76ers. Plus, NBA finals predictions and NBC Sports college basketball expert Rob Dauster gives us the inside scouting report of several Bulls draft targets. Dauster explains why there are a lot of red flags with Michael Porter Jr. and how he could fall on draft night.

Duration:00:37:51

Ep. 101: How the NBA draft combine impacted mock drafts and the Bulls ‘promise’ to pick Chandler Hutchinson

5/23/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill discuss the NBA draft and what happened at the NBA combine that shifted most experts mock drafts. Kendall also explains why a ‘promise’ to draft a player isn’t guaranteed. KG shares his experience on getting drafted by the Hornets and why he initially felt they were the wrong team for him. North Carolina ‘News and Observer’ Duke basketball beat writer Jonathan Alexander gives us his opinion on Wendell Carter and...

Duration:00:30:23

Ep. 100: Reactions to drawing the 7th overall pick in the 2018 draft

5/15/2018
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On the 100th edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, Will Perdue and Horace Grant react to the Bulls landing the 7th overall pick in the 2018 NBA draft. They’ll discuss the best options at that spot, plus take viewer questions from our lottery watch party Tuesday night. Vincent Goodwill also gives us his recap of what happened inside the closed room where the real lottery took place—and why Bulls fans should feel deflated over the Kings moving up to 2nd overall.

Duration:00:37:44

Ep. 99: Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas gives his perspective on the Supreme Court's sports gambling ruling

5/14/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Hall of Famer Isiah Thomas joins Mark Schanowski and Vincent Goodwill. The Chicago native recalls sneaking into Chicago Stadium to see Bulls games as a kid and he explains why he thinks the ‘74-‘75 Bulls should have won the NBA title. Thomas also gives his perspective on the Supreme Court's new gambling ruling, his interest in coaching in the NBA again and why the current Bulls team isn’t that far away from contending.

Duration:00:20:29

Ep. 98: Kendall Gill says ‘There really is no comparison’ on MJ vs. LeBron debate

5/9/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill and Kevin Anderson look ahead to the Bulls' lottery chances and who the team should target if they stay at number six. Plus, picking sides in the Shaq vs. Chuck debate over superstars and coaches. Also, predictions for both the Western and Eastern Conference finals. Finally, Kendall explains why LeBron isn’t even close to Jordan’s level and why he’s not worried about the perceived lack of player development by the Bulls.

Duration:00:32:53

Ep. 97: Listener mailbag questions

5/2/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, Will Perdue, and Vincent Goodwill take your questions in our podcast mailbag. What price is too high for Zach LaVine? Is Michael Porter Jr. the right pick for the Bulls? And who’s your most overrated and underrated Bulls player of all-time? Plus they’ll look at the Cavs-Raptors series and was the Niko Mirotic trade a mistake?

Duration:00:35:04