The guys break down another ridiculous week for the Chicago Bulls, focusing on the aftermath of Bobby Portis and Nikola Mirotic's fight in practice. The guys spend most of the episode talking all angles of this embarrassing and costly fight. What sparked this fight between the two and how long has this feud been going on?
We talk about the word 'Culture' and how the Bulls front office sees what they are building. Are the Bulls, the ones with the most championships in Chicago, a laughing stock of their own league? How will the injury to Mirotic and the suspension to Portis change the dynamic of the roster on opening night?
Some questions about the roster and expectations for the season. We also talk Gordon Hayward injury and scorch Skip Bayless. All of this and so much more on the Debate-A-Bulls.
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The guys review the Bulls pre-season games over the weekend including Kris Dunn's injury and Lauri Markkanen's debut. How long will Dunn be out and how will that affect rotations starting the season? Who might be someone that the Bulls look for production from while Dunn is out?
Lauri Markkanen returned from injury and debuted with the Chicago Bulls. Jordan and Matt tell you why they are not concerned with his less than impressive first night at the United Center. The guys go through some of the improvements Markkanen can make in his rookie season. How will the frontcourt of the Bulls shake out as the season starts? It's time to find out what we have in Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis.
Finally, a conversation about the possible restructuring of the NBA Playoffs. Do you like the idea of the NBA going to a 1-16 seed and how could that affect the balance in competition in the NBA. We also talk briefly about the NCAABB scandal and a quote from Rick Pitino about the NBA.
The guys are back with a brand new episode and so is the NBA pre-season! We have the breakdown of the Bulls first two games. What were some of the biggest surprises we saw in the first real live game action? Should we be at all concerned about the way Kris Dunn looks so far? The guys explain how Bulls fans will need to try and temper what they are seeing on the court this season.
Jordan and Matt talk through some of the harsh realizations of cheering for a team that has decided to rebuild. How are Bulls fans going to react mid-season? We also talk about the rumor of General Manager Gar Forman in talks of a contract extension. All of this and so much more on the Debate-A-Bulls.
The guys are back with a brand new episode discussing what turns out to be a rather busy weekend for the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls first announced that they have resigned Nikola Mirotic to a multi-year deal. Jordan and Matt have questions as to why they brought back Niko and if it stunts the growth of younger players like first round pick Lauri Markkanen. Does the front office not want to admit to another swing and a miss on draft night with Mirotic?
What came as a complete surprise, the Bulls and Dwyane Wade agreed to a buyout on Sunday which leaves Wade a free agent and the Bulls officially blowing up the Three Alphas. Did GarPax get more back than most fans thought? What will be the most memorable moment from Wade's lone season in Chicago? Which landing spot will Wade ultimately choose in free agency?
Finally, the guys touch on the entire Bulls Media Day filled with plenty of audio from the GarPax and Fred Hoiberg press conference. A conversation about how the media and the Chicago Bulls interact while John Paxson and Gar Forman have been in control. Has the media not put enough pressure on the front office
The guys are back with an extended length episode with plenty of topics to debate. The Bulls sign young Center Diamond Stone to a contract, the NBA and Nike have an unveiling of the new jerseys for 2017-18, and the NBA might be looking at a possible reconstruction. What would this mean for the Bulls plans of rebuilding? Should there be panic from Bulls fans that they land on the top of the NBA Draft this upcoming season? The guys take a look at the summer Lauri Markkanen has had as he recently ends his time in the EuroBasket tournament overseas. They wrap up the show talking about Cameron Payne's injury, Nikola Mirotic's mystery contract, and Kevin Durant taking social media to another level.
The guys are back with a brand new episode getting you up to speed on the last two weeks of Bulls news. Jordan and Matt discuss how the Bulls looked in Summer League (not good) and any bright spots heading into training camp. What are the Bulls going to do with Cameron Payne?
The guys talk about Nikola Mirotic and where the Bulls might be at in signing him. What Niko is looking for might not be what his value is. Could the Bulls end up signing and dealing Mirotic? Who are the other valuable chips the front office can trade to help spark this rebuild?
We finish up talking about Zach LaVine's potential superstardom in Chicago and how he could be a great face for the organization. A crowd-funded '#FireGarPax' billboard was put up on the corner of Lake and Racine, a mile from the United Center. Hilarious statement to the team or a waste of money? All of this and so much more on The Debate-A-Bulls.