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Chicago Bulls’ 2019 NBA Draft prospects: Kyle Guy deserves attention

University of Virginia guard Kyle Guy had a fantastic junior season in Charlottesville. The Chicago Bulls should keep an eye on him during the draft. Thanks to a miraculous NCAA Tournament run, a lot of hoops fans know the name “Kyle Guy.” The sharpshooting junior came up clutch time and time again, helping lead Virginia […] Chicago Bulls’ 2019 NBA Draft prospects: Kyle Guy deserves attention - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: 3 Zion Williamson exciting draft tidbits

The 2019 NBA Draft isn’t too far around the corner and Duke’s stud forward Zion Williamson officially declared, giving added intrigue to the Chicago Bulls. It officially arrived on April 15: the Chicago Bulls and the rest of The Association got word that the Duke Blue Devils true freshman superstar forward Zion Williamson would declare […] Chicago Bulls: 3 Zion Williamson exciting draft tidbits - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr. disappointed with his rookie season, but believes it’s not a waste

When the Chicago Bulls drafted former Duke standout Wendell Carter Jr. with the seventh overall pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, they were hoping that they had selected the perfect player to complement Lauri Markannen in the frontcourt. Those hopes seemed to come to fruition during the NBA Summer League, when Carter averaged 14.6 points, […] The post Bulls’ Wendell Carter Jr. disappointed with his rookie season, but believes it’s not a waste appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Chicago Bulls’ 2019 draft prospects: Don’t sleep on Naz Reid

The 2019 NBA Draft is one of the most important drafts in recent memory for the Chicago Bulls. They should make sure to take a long look at LSU’s Naz Reid. The NBA playoffs started this weekend and to no one’s surprise, the Chicago Bulls aren’t involved. Instead, they’re at home trying to piece together […] Chicago Bulls’ 2019 draft prospects: Don’t sleep on Naz Reid - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: Darius Garland injury risk presents deal breaker?

If the Chicago Bulls want a point guard with a very high ceiling in this draft, former Vanderbilt freshman standout Darius Garland could be the answer. The official mock draft season has arrived pertaining to the soon to be 2019 NBA Draft. The biggest event of the early portion of the off-season in professional basketball […] Chicago Bulls: Darius Garland injury risk presents deal breaker? - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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2019 NBA Mock Draft: End of Regular Season

Rounding out the 2018-19 regular season and the NCAA Tournament makes for a big time for the season of 2019 NBA Mock Draft lists. With the conclusion of the NBA regular season, fans and general managers alike have the most solid idea of where their team may be picking until the lottery in May. This […] 2019 NBA Mock Draft: End of Regular Season - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns should open up Lauri Markkanen trade talk

How would it work out if the Chicago Bulls tried to pull off a Lauri Markkanen trade deal with the Phoenix Suns before draft night? Chicago Bulls forward Lauri Markkanen could make for a valuable trade chip, if his name comes up in trade talks with the Phoenix Suns prior to the 2019 NBA Draft. […] Chicago Bulls, Phoenix Suns should open up Lauri Markkanen trade talk - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Bulls 2019 end of season press conference today sure to have the same old bullshit

so play along! I don’t blame you for not paying attention lately, but the Bulls embarrassed themselves more than ever the final couple weeks of the season. After going 27-55 in a 2017-'18 season in which they prioritized draft lottery positioning, #Bulls will finish 22-60 in this injury-plagued campaign, one that that began with full intention of being competitive.— Cody Westerlund (@CodyWesterlund) April 11, 2019 Oh we’ll certainly hear how the season was ‘injury plagued’, and further how Lauri Markkanen’s elbow injury in training camp flushed the whole season before it...

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Chicago Bulls: 3 National Championship draft prospects worth watching

Which players rest upon the most prominent 2019 NBA Draft targets for the Chicago Bulls in tonight’s National Championship Game? The time has come for the Chicago Bulls to scout for the last of the college hoops season. All that will be left before the 2019 NBA Draft in terms of the scouting process following […] Chicago Bulls: 3 National Championship draft prospects worth watching - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: UVA’s De’Andre Hunter worthy top 5 draft pick

Someone that could sneak among the top lottery picks for the 2019 NBA Draft is the Virginia sizable forward De’Andre Hunter. Getting ahead of the curve for the 2019 NBA Draft for the Chicago Bulls could mean going in a direction that many wouldn’t assume would go early in the lottery. A few months back, […] Chicago Bulls: UVA’s De’Andre Hunter worthy top 5 draft pick - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: UVA’s Ty Jerome provides second round draft PG answer?

The need to add depth in the Chicago Bulls backcourt could come with a low-risk pick in the second round of the 2019 NBA Draft with UVA guard Ty Jerome. The NCAA Tournament continues to wear on and the Chicago Bulls should be attentively watching to see which prospects emerge as potential selections for both […] Chicago Bulls: UVA’s Ty Jerome provides second round draft PG answer? - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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How Zion Williamson would fit with Bulls

The Zion Williamson led Duke Blue Devils were eliminated in the Elite Eight last weekend. Michigan State knocked off Duke 68-67 to advance to the final four. Therefore, its time to look forward at the potential landing spots for him as the number one prospect coming out for the draft. The hype surrounding Williamson is […] The post How Zion Williamson would fit with Bulls appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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Recap: Jazz pull away late, keep starters in to ensure a 20-point margin over Suns

With the Bulls win earlier tonight, the Suns loss to the Jazz has guaranteed them one of the three worst records and the highest possible chance at the top overall pick in the draft this summer (at 14%). That’s the good news. The bad news is that Devin Booker has (likely) been lost for the season’s last three games (ankle), making it five starters being lost to injury this year now. The scrappy Suns backups had the Jazz a little nervous, keeping it to five points with just five minutes left in the game. But then Joe Ingles and Donovan Mitchell took over and the Jazz ran out to a...

Daily Knicks

New York Knicks: Defeating Bulls is no joke on April Fools Day

The New York Knicks achieved potentially their last win of the 2018-19 season, with a 113-105 win over the Chicago Bulls. Monday night marked a not-so-impromptu battle for the draft lottery between the New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls. Although their spots were basically locked in entering the evening, anything can happen in the final […] New York Knicks: Defeating Bulls is no joke on April Fools Day - Daily Knicks - Daily Knicks - A New York Knicks Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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2019 NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls trading down wise?

The Chicago Bulls are in a peculiar situation. They have a need for wings and point guard’s, but this draft isn’t too heavy on them. They should trade down. In an interesting position for the NBA Draft, what is the best move for this rebuilding franchise in the Windy City? This team is currently slated […] 2019 NBA Draft: Chicago Bulls trading down wise? - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: Impact recent JaKarr Sampson signing brings

Yet another G-League player got the call for the Chicago Bulls for the rest of the season, this time with small forward JaKarr Sampson. At this point of the regular season, the Chicago Bulls don’t have much to play for outside of a better spot in the upcoming NBA Draft lottery. Positioning for better chances […] Chicago Bulls: Impact recent JaKarr Sampson signing brings - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Game Preview: Bulls at Knicks- 4/1/2019

Big game for the tank. Today’s game is worth an additional three percentage points for the 2019 draft lottery odds because it’s the season series tie-breaker! So cinch up them sneaks, friends. If the Knicks lose, they gain a distinct advantage over the Bulls if and only if the Knicks lose today. If the Knicks win, the Bulls pull within three percentage points of the Knicks. That’s a six percent swing if the Knicks beat the Bulls! As it currently stands New York (14-62) is barely at risk of losing the season battle by winning because Chicago (21-56) has proven to be enough of a winner...

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Chicago Bulls: Reactions to the trailer for the Derrick Rose documentary

We’re getting close to the release of “Pooh: The Derrick Rose Story.” Here are some thoughts on the trailer that was released in January. Derrick Rose will forever be one of the most talked about Chicago Bulls of all time. He was the first overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, he was the youngest […] Chicago Bulls: Reactions to the trailer for the Derrick Rose documentary - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: 3 reasons Jarrett Culver fits NBA Draft need

If the Chicago Bulls manage to fall a ways in the 2019 NBA Draft lottery, looking the way of Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver isn’t the worst idea ever. Some of the showings we’ve seen from the top talent rolling through the NCAA Tournament thus far was very impressive and gave some encouraging signs to teams […] Chicago Bulls: 3 reasons Jarrett Culver fits NBA Draft need - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: Purdue’s Carsen Edwards pushing first round envelope

If the Chicago Bulls were lucky enough to snag the NCAA Tournament Purdue star point guard Carsen Edwards in the 2019 NBA Draft, it would be ideal. The ability of the Chicago Bulls to make the most out of the 2019 NBA Draft is going to be key in shortening the timeline for this rebuild. […] Chicago Bulls: Purdue’s Carsen Edwards pushing first round envelope - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Winderman: Heat, Nets with most at stake a bottom of East race | Commentary

Last week in this space we chronicled how the NBA draft lottery could play a major role in reshaping the Eastern Conference going forward, should a team such as the New York Knicks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago Bulls, Atlanta Hawks or Washington Wizards land Zion Williamson at the May 14 drawing...

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Chicago Bulls: PG Carsen Edwards worthy second round draft prospect?

The 2019 NBA Draft field will still have some massive shake ups ahead of the NBA off-season with the rise of players like Purdue’s Carsen Edwards. The Sweet 16 for the NCAA Tournament is usually good for delivering some type of drama that we wouldn’t expect from the previous rounds. This definitely delivered on that […] Chicago Bulls: PG Carsen Edwards worthy second round draft prospect? - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Imagining Zion Williamson’s fit with the Chicago Bulls

If the NBA Draft Lottery ping pong balls bounce the Chicago Bulls’ way, Zion Williamson may soon be calling the Windy City home. Here’s how the Duke star would fit. When the Chicago Bulls embarked down the long road of rebuilding the franchise, the goal was to stock their roster with young, athletic talent capable […] Imagining Zion Williamson’s fit with the Chicago Bulls - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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Chicago Bulls: Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver worth draft intrigue

A drop down the boards for the lottery in the 2019 NBA Draft for the Chicago Bulls could lead to selecting Texas Tech SG Jarrett Culver. The NCAA Tournament is a time that can bring a lot of intriguing NBA Draft storylines and prospects to the forefront. And, while this isn’t a very exciting March […] Chicago Bulls: Texas Tech’s Jarrett Culver worth draft intrigue - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Washington Wizards: How Bobby Portis is fitting in so far

Following a three-plus year stint in Chicago, Bobby Portis has been another solid midseason pickup for the Washington Wizards. Washington Wizards forward Bobby Portis was taken at 22nd overall by the Chicago Bulls in the 2015 NBA Draft. Following a sophomore campaign that saw him earn SEC Player of the Year honors, Portis’ play during his […] Washington Wizards: How Bobby Portis is fitting in so far - Hoops Habit - Hoops Habit - NBA News, Rumors, Analysis, Opinion and Stats

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Chicago Bulls: 5 criminally underrated NBA Draft targets

While national media continues shining a light on college basketball’s premiere stars, let’s take a detailed look at a few Chicago Bulls draft day sleepers. Each year, the media circus never fails to perform their ritual-like parading around of the ‘Next Big Thing’. Sometimes these prospects pan out, and sometimes they don’t. One thing you […] Chicago Bulls: 5 criminally underrated NBA Draft targets - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: UCF’s Tacko Fall worth draft consideration?

The draft stock of UCF Knights seven-footer big man Tacko Fall for a team like the Chicago Bulls might be on the rise after his showing against Duke. The NCAA Tournament was an up and down event up to this point this year. It’s hard to find an NCAA Tournament that transpired as expected and […] Chicago Bulls: UCF’s Tacko Fall worth draft consideration? - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

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Chicago Bulls: Ja Morant vs. Zion Williamson NBA Draft battle

When it comes down to it, who would be the better top option for the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA Draft between Zion Williamson and Ja Morant? The comparisons between who should fall as the first round pick for the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA Draft will run rampant until the lottery comes […] Chicago Bulls: Ja Morant vs. Zion Williamson NBA Draft battle - Pippen Aint Easy - Pippen Aint Easy - A Chicago Bulls Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More

How Alfonzo McKinnie made it from Luxembourg to the Warriors' rotation | NBA Countdown

Nick Friedell joins NBA Countdown to tell the story of how Alfonzo McKinnie, who had no shot of going in the NBA draft after a career at Eastern Illinoiis and Wisconsin-Green Bay, went to Luxembourg then Mexico before landing on the Chicago Bulls' G-Leagu