The Chicago Bulls and Derrick Rose had a storybook year in the making last season. Behind the leadership of the league's MVP and Coach of the Year Tom Thibodeau's defensive mindset, the Bulls fought hard to an NBA-best 62-20 record in the regular season. The playoffs, however, were marred by injuries and a lack of chemistry on the offensive end of the ball, and the Bulls fell to the Miami Heat in the Eastern Conference finals 4-1.
With a lockout in progress, no one can really be sure whether or not there will be a full season this year, or even a season at all. Regardless of whether there is professional ball being played, you can bet that the entire Bulls team will be training and preparing for whenever the lockout ends.
Here are 10 bold predictions for the Bulls in the next NBA season.