They have a plethora of issues deserving of attention. The manner in which they face these matters will largely impact their chances at contending for a title come the 2013-14 season.
The positive for Chicago is that they have a handful of championship-caliber pieces in place.
Tom Thibodeau is a top-notch coach, Derrick Rose (assuming he returns to full strength) is a true superstar, Luol Deng and Joakim Noah are All-Stars and Carlos Boozer, Jimmy Butler and Taj Gibson are all quality contributors.
These individuals give the Bulls a potent core, but there remain questions going forward. This slideshow details the looming affairs Chicago must handle in the coming months, critiquing best-case and worst-case scenarios.
If the Bulls score an A-plus during the offseason, you can expect a 60-plus win campaign and a 2014 deep playoff push that potentially results in a championship.