The Bulls started training camp with 18 players, including 10 newcomers and one injured superstar in Derrick Rose.
The Bulls’ second unit, overhauled in the offseason, is much like the stock market thus far, with its fair share of ups and downs.
The Bulls have struggled to score at times, while learning the system and how to play with each other. The Bulls’ problems with cohesion were expected, but how some of them have performed, good or bad, have been surprising.
A few players have witnessed their stocks crash, most notably Kyrylo Fesenko, the burly center who so far has failed to live up to his size. And Fesenko was not the only player to have his stock take a nosedive.
But there are not as many disappointments as you would imagine; there have been some pleasant surprises.
Here are the Bulls players whose stocks have risen or fallen at the halfway point of the NBA preseason.