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Your weekly Chicago Bulls podcast for the latest analysis and conversation on the team's path back to title contention.

Your weekly Chicago Bulls podcast for the latest analysis and conversation on the team's path back to title contention.

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United States

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Your weekly Chicago Bulls podcast for the latest analysis and conversation on the team's path back to title contention.

Language:

English


Episodes

Ep. 55 - Bulls Draft Trade & Zach LaVine Talk

10/22/2020
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?

Duration:00:19:27

Ep. 54 - 2020 State of the Bulls Pt. 2

10/4/2020
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?

Duration:01:13:59

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

9/29/2020
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?

Duration:01:06:53

Ep. 52 - Bulls Hire Billy Donovan as Head Coach

9/22/2020
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?

Duration:00:42:31

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

9/3/2020
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.

Duration:00:35:01

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

8/21/2020
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?

Duration:00:29:29

Ep. 49 - Bulls Bounce Boylen

8/15/2020
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.

Duration:00:29:40

Ep. 48 - NBA Restart and Boylen Buzz

8/10/2020
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.

Duration:01:00:23

Ep. 47 - Is Jimbo NOT in Limbo?

7/24/2020
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?

Duration:00:30:26

Ep. 46 - Previewing the Chicago Sky

7/1/2020
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.

Duration:00:15:01

Ep. 45 - Boylen & The Bubble

6/25/2020
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.

Duration:00:29:19

Ep. 44 - Guest: Michael Walton

6/3/2020
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?

Duration:00:33:33

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

5/25/2020
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.

Duration:00:35:02

Ep. 42 - Bulls Hire a New GM & The Last Dance Continues

4/29/2020
NBC Sports Chicago's Rob Schaefer joins host Matt Gentile to talk about the Bulls hiring Marc Eversley as GM and Jim Boylen's job status. Also, we discuss the first four episodes of ESPN's The Last Dance, touching on Michael Jordan's climb to the NBA mountaintop, Doug Collins' and Phil Jackson's stories and the lack of Jerry Krause's perspective. What else do we want to see in later episodes?

Duration:00:41:53

Ep. 41 - Bulls Hire Arturas Karnisovas

4/15/2020
The Chicago Bulls officially hired Arturas Karnisovas to be the new VP of Basketball Operations. Josh Jeffares from the Bullish podcast and On Tap Sports Net joins host Matt Gentile to discuss the hire. They give their thoughts on Karnisovas' track record and what moves have to be made. Also, where does the core of LaVine, Markkanen, Carter and White fit?

Duration:00:10:58

Ep. 40 - Dynasty Role Players: Ron Harper

4/8/2020
We profile a very underrated starter from the second three-peat: Ron Harper. Matt Peck from Locked on Bulls and Bulls Outsiders on NBC Sports Chicago joins Matt Gentile to talk about Harper's staunch defense, career transformation and willingness to sacrifice stats.

Duration:00:32:41

Ep. 39 - Dynasty Role Players: Levingston & Williams

4/2/2020
We profile two key role players from the first three-peat: Cliff Levingston and Scott Williams. Big Dave Watson from BAWL! on Bulls and Bulls Outsiders on NBC Sports Chicago joins Matt Gentile to discuss their contributions. We reminisce about Williams' hard-nosed defense and energy as well as Levingston's impact in a pivotal game three of the 1991 NBA Finals.

Duration:00:35:08

Ep. 38 - Dynasty Role Players: B.J. Armstrong

3/31/2020
B.J. Armstrong is the latest role player we profile from the Bulls' dynasty. Tony Gill from NBC Sports Chicago joins host Matt Gentile to discuss Armstrong's impact during the first three-peat. They discuss how he emerged as a starter and perfectly complemented Jordan and Pippen.

Duration:00:25:28

Ep. 37 - Dynasty Role Players: Toni Kukoc

3/27/2020
Toni Kukoc is the next role player from the Bulls championship years we profile. Garry Calzone from the Bully Pulpit Podcast joins host Matt Gentile to talk about Kukoc's unique skills, versatility and ability to overcome a couple of obstacles. Just how important was he to the second three-peat? Garry also compares "The Waiter" to modern-day All-Star.

Duration:00:31:22

Ep. 36 - Dynasty Role Players: Steve Kerr

3/24/2020
We begin profiling our favorite role players from the Chicago Bulls' dynasty days. Salim Suterwalla from the Bulls Gold podcast joins Matt Gentile to talk about Steve Kerr. Kerr was a sharpshooter during the second three-peat and famously hit the winning shot in game 6 of the 1997 NBA Finals, giving the Bulls their fifth championship.

Duration:00:42:05