When Derrick Rose has been healthy, he has often put the team on his back when pitted against elite competition.
In these scenarios, it has been evident that the Chicago Bulls need another weapon who can not only take the team's attack to a higher notch, but also stretch Rose's game to a new level.
Perhaps the summer of 2013 will be when Chicago finds the perfect complement to Rose. This player should ultimately possess some scoring abilities that ease the burden for the 2010-11 Most Valuable Player.
The trouble here is that the Bulls can't set their sights on any and every free agent. With limited cap space, it's likely that they'll only examine rather inexpensive contracts during the offseason.
However, if they're willing to go deeper into the luxury tax for 2013-14, then they might explore a new face or two. Even these types of offers must be within reason, though.
Here are some of those individuals who would unquestionably help Rose's game, but their asking price is crucial.