Like every other team in the league, the Bulls await to see how any sort of new limitations or freedoms a revised collective bargaining agreement could affect them.
Unlike many of their rivals in the league however, the Bulls are on the verge of being a truly complete contender.
They overcame injuries and blazed through the regular season on the way to the league's best record, all the while led by the Coach of the Year Tom Thibodeau and Most Valuable Player Derrick Rose.
However when their post season ended, the monkey on their back reared its head yet again and their lack of firepower and weak presence at the shooting guard position was exposed.
But with a few players out on the market and even more available via trade, the options are looking pretty good, should the new CBA permit.
If that is the case, then here are five possible additions the Bulls could pick up to get over the top.