1. 10 Recently Traded Draft Picks NBA Teams Wish They Could Have Back

    When NBA trades are made, we often see draft picks included. How often do those come back to bite the team that did the trading though? Basketball-Reference has a nice feature ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 46,763 reads 100 comments

  2. What Jimmer Fredette and the Chicago Bulls Need from Each Other

    Jimmer Fredette is a Chicago Bull. Of all the midseason buyouts, this may end up being the most impactful for both player and team because the abilities of both parties provide for the needs of the other...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 21,755 reads 79 comments

  3. Can Nikola Pekovic and Ricky Rubio Carry Timberwolves If Kevin Love Leaves?

    Kevin Love , without question, is the superstar on the Minnesota Timberwolves . Yet with rumors rumbling over his potential departure, it raises the question: Can Nikola Pekovic ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 6,455 reads 47 comments

  4. The One Free Agent the Chicago Bulls Must Land This Offseason

    Strap on your fake Chicago Bulls ’ GM hat and pretend you need to sign one free agent this offseason. Who is it going to be? While many are going to propose Carmelo Anthony, allow me to introduce a better alternative: Lance Stephenson...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 31,717 reads 179 comments

  5. The NBA's Most Wasteful Career 3-Point Chuckers

    Have you ever wondered who the most wasteful three-point shooters in the history of the game are? After looking at the worst single seasons , it got me wondering: Who were the most ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 5,670 reads 5 comments

  6. Why Didn't Chicago Bulls Complete Their Tear-Down at the NBA Trade Deadline?

    When the Chicago Bulls traded Luol Deng , it signaled that they were going into tear-down mode. However, they didn’t complete any more significant trades at the deadline, ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 9,130 reads 27 comments

  7. Should Tom Thibodeau Win NBA Coach of the Year Yet Again?

    Tom Thibodeau won the Coach of the Year Award in the 2010-11 for leading the Chicago Bulls to the NBA ’s best record. Since then he hasn’t won again, but he has become a better coach, and this year is his finest performance yet...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 10,965 reads 59 comments

  8. NBA Players Who Have Upgraded Their Games This Season

    When looking at NBA players who have improved, it’s easy to mix up players who just got more playing time with players who have truly upgraded their games. Hypothetically, say two players increase their scoring from 15 to 20 points per game...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 31,052 reads 86 comments

  9. Will Chicago Bulls Finally Be a Major Player in NBA Free Agency?

    Chicago Bulls fans are wondering if this offseason will finally be the year that the team will bring home a major signing through free agency...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 24,098 reads 116 comments

  10. Shortest NBA Head Coaching Stints Ever

    When Joe Dumars fired Maurice Cheeks on February 10, it ended his run just 50 games into his first season as the Detroit Pistons head coach, raising the question: What were the shortest ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 2,558 reads 3 comments

  11. NBA Players Pushing the Limits of Their Positions

    With the rules of the NBA changing at the turn of the millennium, teams have adapted, and as the teams have adapted, so have the positions. Thusly, some players are pushing the limits of their positions, redefining what is expected of them...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 61,414 reads 206 comments

  12. Is Lionel Hollins a Perfect Fit as Next Detroit Pistons Head Coach?

    With the Detroit Pistons having fired Maurice Cheeks, the question has to be asked: Is Lionel Holins the perfect fit as the next Detroit Pistons head coach? There is certainly sufficient reason to believe he would be...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 5,007 reads 17 comments

  13. What's Wrong with Jimmy Butler's Offense?

    What’s wrong with Jimmy Butler ’s offense? That’s a question a lot of Chicago Bulls fans are asking...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 10,774 reads 52 comments

  14. Is There Any Reason Chicago Bulls Won't (or Shouldn't) Amnesty Carlos Boozer?

    The last day before the All-Star break, TNT's Craig Sager reported that Carlos Boozer had revealed the Chicago Bulls might not be using their amnesty option on him, causing panic-stricken ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 9,650 reads 63 comments

  15. Regrading the NBA's Recent Blockbuster Trades

    As the NBA trade deadline approaches, it's worth pausing to consider: What makes a good trade good? Usually grades get assigned at the time of the trade based on certain assumptions, and then we forget about them...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 2,195 reads 33 comments

  16. Tom Thibodeau Holding Chicago Bulls Together More Than You Know

    Tom Thibodeau is holding the Chicago Bulls together more than you might think. Certainly, he’s done a ton to keep the team competitive in spite of the injury woes...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 7 months ago 4,750 reads 21 comments

  17. Realistic Ceiling for the Chicago Bulls This Season

    With Derrick Rose injured, Luol Deng traded and the Chicago Bulls clearly having no intentions of tanking, it’s time for Bulls fans to pick their eyes up off the floor, ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 11,740 reads 85 comments

  18. Is the Chicago Bulls Offense Better Without Luol Deng?

    Since Luol Deng was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers on January 6, there’s been an interesting development with the Chicago Bulls : The offense has actually become more efficient...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 8,451 reads 42 comments

  19. LeBron James and Kevin Durant's Epic MVP Race Has Historic Double

    While LeBron James and Kevin Durant are engaged in an epic MVP race, it’s worth mentioning that there is a historic double to it: Michael Jordan and Charles Barkley vied against one another in a similar battle during the 1992-93 season...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 9,126 reads 52 comments

  20. How Are the Chicago Bulls Still Winning Games?

    With Derrick Rose out for the season with a torn meniscus and Luol Deng having been traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers , the Chicago Bulls are still winning games, against all odds...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 6,810 reads 26 comments

  21. Chicago Bulls' Last Star, Joakim Noah, Is Shining the Brightest

    The Chicago Bulls started the season with three All-Star-caliber players: Derrick Rose , Luol Deng and Joakim Noah . Now they're down to one, but he is shining the brightest he has ever shone...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 2,896 reads 6 comments

  22. Remember When the NBA Dunk Contest Was Truly Awesome?

    The year was 1988. I was in the United States Air Force, and the NBA Slam Dunk Contest was an hour away from starting...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 17,318 reads 49 comments

  23. Projecting Tony Snell's Actual Ceiling with Chicago Bulls

    With Tony Snell putting the first half of his rookie season behind him, we can start projecting what his ceiling is with the Chicago Bulls ...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 14,472 reads 38 comments

  24. The Top 10 Most Wasteful 3-Point Seasons Ever

    What were the most wasteful three-point shooting seasons in history, and how does one come to such a determination? Abraham Lincoln once said , "It is better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 10,724 reads 17 comments

  25. Unable to Tank: Enjoy These Chicago Bulls While You Still Can

    With the Chicago Bulls going 7-3 since trading Luol Deng , it’s apparent that whatever the front office is doing, the players on the team have no intention of tanking, so just enjoy them while you still can...

    Kelly Scaletta Written by Kelly Scaletta about 8 months ago 14,289 reads 75 comments