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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. 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

Ep. 119: Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely on Kyrie Irving’s future; 5 burning questions for the Bulls

9/12/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, and Kendall Gill are joined by Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely. They’ll discuss the secret to Brad Stevens’ coaching success, and why Kyrie Irving is keeping his options open for next summer. Plus Kevin Anderson joins Mark and Kendall to answer 5 burning questions for the Bulls heading into training camp including if Zach LaVine and Jabari Parker can both become elite offensive players again.

Duration:00:35:20

Ep. 118: The true story behind the Bulls wearing black shoes in the playoffs

9/6/2018
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On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski, Kendall Gill, and Will Perdue discuss Zach Lavine’s offseason improvement, expectations for Wendell Carter, and how Lauri Markkanen’s added muscle could be a bad thing. Plus you don’t want to miss Will’s story on how the Bulls tradition of wearing black shoes in the playoffs really got started—and the headaches it caused for the team’s training staff.

Duration:00:27:56

Ep. 117: The insider scouting report on Jabari Parker

8/29/2018
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On the latest edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski gets the insider’s scouting report on Jabari Parker from Milwaukee Bucks radio analyst Dennis Krause. Parker still possesses the elite scoring skills that made him the No. 2 pick in the 2014 draft, and Krause is convinced Jabari can be a solid defensive player if he’s totally engaged in the Bulls’ system. Plus, after a busy summer of change in Milwaukee with a new arena, new head coach and the addition of several free agents,...

Duration:00:25:44

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.

Duration:00:20:20