Locked On Bulls is back with a fresh episode, the guys kick off the show previewing the Bulls matchup tonight against the New Orleans Pelicans. The guys discuss the main storylines include Nikola Mirotic’s first opportunity to play the Bulls since being traded. How will the Bulls be able to stop MVP candidate Anthony Davis tonight? The guys discuss the possibility of letting Robin Lopez back into the mix for the sake of not getting killed on the boards again tonight. Who will step up and help be the secondary scoring option alongside Zach LaVine?
Locked On Bulls gets their first taste of college basketball action last night with a majority of the top NBA prospects in action. The guys discuss at length Duke’s R.J. Barrett, Zion Williamson, and Cam Reddish as a potential top-end lottery talent. The guys discuss how each could fit with the Bulls and whether or not they will be bad enough to land one of Duke’s Three Alphas.
To wrap up the show, the guys talk about Boston Celtics point guard Terry Rozier is unhappy with playing time. Will he try and force a trade and will the Bulls pick up the phone? The guys give their short and sweet response. They also dive into a conversation about the Wizards blowing things up, unloading core pieces, and whether or not Otto Potter contract dump piques your interest. All of this and so much more on Locked On Bulls.
Portis and Parker return to Chicago (again) plus Bulls Mailbag
Former Bulls forwards Bobby Portis and Jabari Parker return to Chicago tonight for the second time since being traded in early February. Locked On Bulls also takes Bulls fans voicemails and questions on their weekly mailbag episode.
Locked On Bulls is back with a fresh episode, the guys preview tonight’s matchup against the Washington Wizards, focus their attention on the return of Jabari Parker and Bobby Portis for the second time since being traded, and take Bulls fans texts, voicemails, and tweets in their weekly Bulls mailbag in the second half of the show.
Jabari Parker spoke to The Athletic’s Fred Katz about his time in Chicago this season and from his point of view how things went amidst the return to the United Center tonight for the second time. Jordan and Matt highlight some of the most interesting quotes from the article and talk about both Parker and Portis’ play since being traded at the deadline. What do the guys think Parker and Portis will command in free agency this summer? Do Parker’s quotes seem to justify his time with the Bulls? The guys highlight Portis and Parker’s recent offensive success with the Wizards and how that might help their free agent stock heading into the summer.
Locked On Bulls spends the rest of the episode taking Bulls fans questions and comments on their weekly segment of Bulls Mailbag. The guys start with a question about NBA prospect Coby White from UNC and whether or not he is the second-best point guard in this year’s draft. Jordan and Matt debate his game over Vanderbilt’s Darius Garland’s potential and whether the Bulls would reach or trade down to draft a point guard if they fall out of the top three picks.
The guys wrap up taking voicemails and questions surrounding Duke’s Zion Williamson. One caller believes that the fix might be in for Zion to New York, are the guys buying it? Locked On Bulls discusses how Zion Williamson would impact all five of the NBA teams at the bottom of the NBA from a marketing standpoint. The guys also take a question about some concern about Zion’s build and whether or not he will be able to sustain a healthy career. All this and so much more on Locked On Bulls.
Bulls hit midseason, time to accelerate pursuit of Zion Williamson
I can already picture Zion’s first dunk at the United Center… it’s glorious.