1. Best-Case, Worst-Case Scenarios for Derrick Rose's Return Next Season

    Derrick Rose and the Chicago Bulls will soon be able to finally put “#thereturn” saga behind them. The moment Rose puts sneaker to hardwood, the saga is over. The story will then be about how Rose plays, not whether he plays...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 26,111 reads 108 comments

  2. How Opponents Will Test Derrick Rose Physically and Mentally This Season

    Derrick Rose is about to embark on the most challenging year of his career, and he will be tested both mentally and physically by his opponents every step of the way. He is coming off the season that wasn ’t...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 22,873 reads 175 comments

  3. Ranking the All-Time Misfires in NBA Free Agency over Last Decade

    As teams land their big-name free agents, fans across the nation revel in unbridled glee. But will any of these signings join the ranks of the worst misfires over the last decade? ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 60,151 reads 93 comments

  4. Why Mike Dunleavy Is Perfect Fit for Chicago Bulls Offense

    What does the Chicago Bulls ' newest acquisition bring to their chances of winning the title? He’s actually the perfect fit to help the team get past the Miami Heat and win the NBA championship...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 20,250 reads 180 comments

  5. Best Bargain Bin Free-Agent Centers for Chicago Bulls

    The Chicago Bulls moved expediently in free agency, snapping up Mike Dunleavy Jr. with their taxpayer mid-level exception on the first day...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 28,605 reads 123 comments

  6. Ranking the Greatest Signings in Last Decade of NBA Free Agency

    Who are the biggest free-agent signings in the last 10 years? Dwight Howard will eventually figure out where he wants to go, and when he does, he will become one of the biggest free-agent acquisitions in history...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 61,817 reads 110 comments

  7. Grading the Chicago Bulls Offseason Moves Thus Far

    The Chicago Bulls have been busy so far this offseason, making a number of moves. We have grades for all of them. They have already restacked a good portion of their bench in preparation for the 2013-14 NBA season...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 19,900 reads 82 comments

  8. The Worst 2013 Free-Agent Fit for Every NBA Team

    The one guarantee of the free-agent season is that there will be stupid—stupid rumors and stupid moves...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 1 year ago 5,031 reads 25 comments

  9. Pros and Cons of Chicago Bulls Building Title Contender Around Derrick Rose

    What are the pros and cons of building a title contender around Derrick Rose ? After his prolonged absence, and with his return finally coming this year, the debate resumes...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 31,146 reads 170 comments

  10. 2013 NBA Free Agency Predictions for Top 20 Names on the Market

    The NBA draft is now behind us, and the next major step in the offseason is free agency. Want to know where the biggest players are going to sign? Here are the top 20 players and where they will land...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 8,336 reads 63 comments

  11. Do Chicago Bulls Have Assets to Land a Star Alongside Derrick Rose?

    As the offseason has descended upon us, the question circling the Bulls revolves around whether they could or should add a second star to play alongside Derrick Rose , so that the team can finally get past the Miami Heat and win a title...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 19,512 reads 76 comments

  12. 6 NBA Draft Trades That Changed the League Forever

    Believe it or not, six draft trades have impacted all of NBA history. Draft picks get swapped all the time for other draft picks or for players. There are, of course, many times a title might be the result of a trade here or there...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 17,467 reads 22 comments

  13. Definitive Blueprint for Chicago Bulls to Become Title Contenders by 2014

    By the way the Chicago Bulls set up their contracts in the summer of 2012, it is apparent they are putting together a blueprint for a major push in 2014 to land a star free agent and move to win not just a title, but titles in the future...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 29,658 reads 262 comments

  14. NBA Teams That Must Be Ultra-Aggressive During 2013 Offseason

    With the Miami Heat securing their second straight title, the offseason is officially underway. Some teams will see little movement on their rosters and shouldn ’t do much to overhaul what they have...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 2,570 reads 7 comments

  15. Offseason Moves Chicago Bulls Must Consider to Revamp Attack

    For two years, the Chicago Bulls led the league in wins and were on the precipice of contending for a title. Then, last year, they fell to fifth in the East...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 21,032 reads 130 comments

  16. Getting a Clear Picture: NBA Stars Who Defined Themselves This Postseason

    The NBA playoffs are where players get the chance to define themselves the most. It’s when the lens is turned, and the picture is sharpened. It’s when we know who a player really is...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 28,450 reads 121 comments

  17. 8 Players Who Need to Be Sharper Than Ever in the NBA Finals

    In the NBA Finals the competition gets fiercer than ever, and it becomes impossible for one player to single-handedly win four out of seven games. The other team, indicated by the fact that they’ve gotten there too, can stop just one man...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 7,248 reads 27 comments

  18. Defending the House: Best Defensive Players in 2013 NBA Finals

    It’s a long-held postulate that “defense wins championships.” And while both the Miami Heat and the San Antonio Spurs—the two contestants in this year’s ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 10,481 reads 61 comments

  19. Potential Trade Packages and Scenarios for Luol Deng

    As the Chicago Bulls consider their offseason options, one thing that has to be considered is trading their most attractive asset, Luol Deng. Deng is tradeable for three reasons...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 17,347 reads 110 comments

  20. Is Carmelo Anthony's NBA Title Path Blocked Forever?

    Carmelo Anthony will never win an NBA title. There are just too many obstacles, including himself, standing in his way...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 29,157 reads 285 comments

  21. 2013 NBA Free Agents Who Will Turn Title Pretenders into Contenders

    Free agency is one of the ways teams can turn their fates around. It’s how the reigning champion Miami Heat were built—by signing two superstars...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 5,186 reads 24 comments

  22. Building the Definitive Case for Chicago Bulls to Trade Luol Deng

    It’s not readily apparent, but the Chicago Bulls should consider that trading Luol Deng this summer is their option for the long-term. Granted, there are reasons to keep him...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 11,878 reads 108 comments

  23. Why There Will Be More Pressure Than Ever on Derrick Rose Next Season

    There was a time when it was unthinkable to consider that Derrick Rose could ever fall out of favor in Chicago. After failing to play this season though, he used up all his credit...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 13,407 reads 84 comments

  24. Pros and Cons of Chicago Bulls Using Amnesty Clause on Carlos Boozer

    With the Chicago Bulls now heading into another offseason, the question of Carlos Boozer being amnestied is being raised once again. There are arguments for and against such a move, and we wanted to analyze both the pros and cons of doing so...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 24,153 reads 82 comments

  25. Why Nate Robinson Is as Good as Gone for Chicago Bulls

    Nate Robinson may have provided Chicago Bulls fans with many of their greatest thrills of the 2012-13 season, but unfortunately, he is as good as gone from the Bulls. There are just too many realities getting in the way...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about over 1 year ago 21,211 reads 50 comments