NBA Offseason: Attention, the Chicago Bulls Have Quality Depth!

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NBA Offseason: Attention, the Chicago Bulls Have Quality Depth!

PG: Derrick Rose/CJ Watson
SG: Ronnie Brewer/Kyle Korver/?
SF: Luol Deng/James Johnson
PF: Carlos Boozer/Taj Gibson
C: Joakim Noah/Omer Asik/?

While Shaquille O'Neal is drawing mild interest around the league, Tracy McGrady in the process of getting examined, and Allen Iverson is nowhere to be seen, meanwhile, Chicago has liters of potential and subdue over the adequate mind.

Like, why wouldn't major Free Agents take less to play here over some packed fair-weather-arena in Miami?

To their surprise, Chicago has four to five players that can create disparity and havoc around the league by flinging 18 or better player efficiency ratings, which isn't solely dependent on scoring.

Joakim Noah basically out-hustled, passed from the post, ran faster, did others' unwillingness of fatigue, and shot an elbow shot.

Luol Deng shot his mid-range ball, rebounded, and disrupted the passing lanes.

Derrick Rose took what the defense gave him on offense.

Taj Gibson hit his mid-range shot, rebounded and played competent defense.

Supplement all of that with the additions of high-level role players in Boozer, Brewer and Korver, you have yourself a feast of above-average-to-high PER(s).

But enough of that, we have a 10-man-roster as it stands, regulating Chicago to put a query of questions out to the remaining Free Agents.

Here are some names to be conscious of:

Rodney Carney, G/F: With all the athleticism and expertise in playing off the ball, if anybody have need to play for more than their worth -- and not Rashard Mccants -- it should be Rodney Carney. Rarely do you have upside Free Agents waiting for input from their respective representatives. Carney won't draw interest until teams look at the last tier, which speaks to the depth of this FA class. And why is that? We all know everybody can play in the NBA, but will a guy like Carney be given an opportunity for the long-term. With that said, you're getting a simple glue-guy, bearing all offensive qualities from being assisted -- which lets me know he's about winning. His defensive capabilities are well thought of, too, hedging in almost half a block per 12 minutes, which could have increased if not for former teammates Iguodala and Young occupying greater roles and similar insertion. Carney also has what Chicago is looking for, an elite spot-up shooter -- and someone that actually baptized Dwyane Wade with a one-hand flush. Though he can be a bit streaky from behind the arc, citing unfavorable lows in his shooting-percentages. But granted, he'll be in a reduced role if Chicago were to sign him.

PG: Derrick Rose/CJ Watson
SG: Ronnie Brewer/Kyle Korver/Rodney Carney
SF: Luol Deng/James Johnson
PF: Carlos Boozer/Taj Gibson
C: Joakim Noah/Omer Asik/?

Josh Boone, F/C: Boone is another big-body who can rebound and block shots. Even though Nets had a prior bad season, pressing Boone behind Noah may eventually flood life into his game. Maybe he becomes more appreciative of what it takes to win, realizing his full potential and possible larger role. I don't think the 20-rebound game against Atlanta was a fluke. I'm just saying, the talent is there. Maybe he wants to play for something more than what Nets conferred. Chicago definitely has more than enough.

PG: Derrick Rose/CJ Watson
SG: Ronnie Brewer/Kyle Korver/Rodney Carney
SF: Luol Deng/James Johnson
PF: Carlos Boozer/Taj Gibson
C: Joakim Noah/Omer Asik/Josh Boone

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