Month: October 2019

Bulls Podcast #43

It’s the Chicago Bulls Podcast 43 hosted by Marcus Couch and Wyse Black. We’re covering the Bulls loss to the Cavs, Way Too Early ROY Odds and predictions for the upcoming week.  
Welcome to the Bulls Podcast, coming to you from BullsPodcast.com. This is where we bring you the latest news, reviews, rants, rumors and opinions on the players, coaches and front office of the Chicago Bulls.
We’ve got several topics for this episode. Including:

Bulls vs Cavs Recap
Way too early Rookie of The Year Odds
Game predictions for the coming week

In celebration of Bulls Podcast Episode #43, we celebrate another #43.. Corie Blount, who wore #43. As a Bull he played 4 seasons total, playing in 231games total. 

June 30, 1993: Drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 1st round (25th pick) of the1993 NBA Draft.
June 30, 1995: Sold by the Chicago Bulls to the Los Angeles Lakers.
July 31, 2002: Signed as a free agent with the Chicago Bulls.
March 2, 2004: Waived by the Chicago Bulls.

Initially drafted for his athleticism, Blount developed a reliable midrange jumpshot over the course of his career, and he retired in 2004 with 2,287 career points and 2,690 career rebounds. He also appeared as himself in the 1996 film Eddie.
Bulls vs Cavs Recap
The Bulls played the Cleveland Cavs tonight. The Bulls XXX the game by the score of 117 to 111. It seemed to be the Tristan Thompson vs Otto Porter show for the first half. The Bulls maintained a steady 8-10 point lead and let the Cavs get back right before halftime.
The 3rd quarter featured a lot more back and forth, with the Bulls and Cavs trading leads on several series and exchanges.
In the 4th, Tristan Thompson took over for the Bulls/Cavs and sealed the game down the final 2-minute stretch, closing out the game with 23 points 10 rebounds, 5 blocks.
Kevin Love had 17 points, 20 rebounds and 6 assists for the Cavs.
For the Bulls it seems like we’re calling the storage armory and getting out the TANK.. ALREADY.
Lauri Markkanen had 16 points and 8 rebounds
Otto Porter Jr had 15 points 5 rebounds and 3 assists and for a long stretch seemed like he was the only Bull really trying hard out there.
Thad Young played well in the first 3 quarters but became a liability down the stretch.
What is Luke Kornet doing Granted he had 9 points on 4-6 shooting, but just 2 rebounds for a 7 foot 1 guy?
Coby White had only 8 points in 20 minutes on the floor. Shooting just 3 for 12 and only 1 assists.
Team Performance
The Bulls are -57 rebounding through 5 games, the second-worst rebounding margin through 5 games in the last 7 NBA seasons
Tomas Satoransky and Kris Dunn are a combined 16-of-51 overall and 2-of-16 from 3 to start the season.
Lauri seems to be less and less of a driving playmaker in the games this season. 
Zach said he was mad that they were pissing away games and that they should have a flipped record of 3-1 (yesterday) right now.. And he goes out and basically shits the bed in Cleveland on 6-14 shooting, no rebounds and 2 assists.
Way too early Rookie of The Year Odds
There is an updated odds card already making the rounds for Rookie of the Year candidates, or at least according to who Las Vegas thinks it will be.
Coby White is actually 4th on the list of favorites, with Zion right above him at #3 with Ja Morant the #2 favorite to take rookie of the year. The top pick of the bookies for ROY this year is NY Knick Duke standout RJ Barrett. 
So Right now with White at #4 with +700, I would be able to go to Vegas and lay down $100. If Coby wins it, I win $700. Vegas must have hacked into the Pelican’s front office or at least Zion’s doctor. If we were to lay down $100 on Zion, we would take home $400 if he won it. NO ONE would have guessed this a month ago. We were talking about the next LeBron.

Bulls Beat – Up and down season coming

I discuss the highs and lows of the Bulls first three games with a break down of the Bulls defensive and offensive highs and lows and all of the players.

Chicago Bullseye 437 – The Red Leviathan Winneth

See Red Fred @cbefred and Basketball Historian Tim Gallagher discuss the Bulls win over Memphis in Game 2. They also provide their Finals predictions.

Email the show: chicagobullseye@gmail.com
Follow See Red Fred on Twitter: @cbefred

Bulls Beat – Why the Bulls failed to defend the three

I break down the Bulls defensive scheme, intentions, and rotations as to why they failed to defend the three point shot against the Charlotte Hornets on way to a season opening loss.

Bulls Podcast #42

It’s the Bulls Podcast #42 with Marcus Couch and Wyse Black. We’re talking Bulls vs Hornets post-game from the 126-125 loss. A look ahead to the first week of the season and Kenyatta Wright drops in and expresses his disappointment with the first Bulls effort. You don’t want to miss this one!
Welcome to the Bulls Podcast, coming to you from BullsPodcast.com. This is where we bring you the latest news, reviews, rants, rumors and opinions on the players, coaches and front office of the Chicago Bulls.
We’ve got several topics for this episode. Including:

* Bulls vs Hornets Recap
* Game predictions for the coming week

OK, opening night on the road didn’t go as well as we thought, but the Bulls played a good game overall against the Charlotte Hornets, but lost in the closing minute with a score of 126-125.
Lauri Markkanen had a monster game with 35 points and 17 rebounds. Zach Lavine had 16 points and 5 turnovers and Coby White and Thad Young each poured in 17 points off the bench.
But ultimately it was such a tight game, there was really no room left for error down the stretch, and the Bulls just ran out of time. Zach probably should have taken a three, Dunn should have reacted differently on the sequence before that, but all in all it was a good game down to the wire.
Some thoughts from the team after the game:
“I thought we battled back. Down 16 in the second quarter. We had a good talk at halftime and got ourselves back in the game. I’m really proud of the fact we battled, but we have to do a better job of executing down the stretch.” – Coach Boylen
“A lot of good moments, some bad. Just have to learn from it and build. I feel like I played hard, but I could have hit more shots. Would have love to come out with the win.” – Coby White
“They made a lot of shots, but we didn’t execute on defense and offense like we wanted to. Transition defense hurt us. We didn’t communicate the way we wanted to. They got comfortable and made the shots.” – Lauri Markkanen
OK we’ve got a number of games coming up out of the gate and they are going to be a big test for our young Chicago Bulls. Wins early on in the season come a lot easier than those late in the season, injury ridden, tired player games that seem to slip away from us in recent years. Let’s build some W’s early on and ride the momentum..
So here’s what we have coming up..
On Friday the 25th the Bulls travel to Memphis to take on the Grizzlies.
This game features the attack of the J’s Ja Morant, Jae Crowder, Jaren Jackson Jr the Memphis Grizzlies.
Predictions:
Wyse: W
Kdub: W
Marcus: W
It’s a Back-To-back, as the very next day the Bulls will take on the NBA champs, the Toronto Raptors for the United Center home opener.
Predictions:
Wyse: L
Kdub: L
Marcus: W
Then on Monday you have the Bulls taking on Bobby Portis, Taj Gibson, Kevin Knox, RJ Barrett and the NY Knicks
Predictions:
Wyse: W
Kdub: W
Marcus: W
We’re still trying to work out our schedules for Wyse and I to record on a regular basis. We’re going to finalize that within a week or so.
Next week we’re going to try and get Kay-Dub, Kenyatta Wright on the pod and see what his take is on the 2019-2020 Bulls.
Wyse and I are going to be guests on The Bully Pulpit pretty soon, and also on Bawl! On Bulls with Big Dave and C-Dub. I am REALLY looking forward to that and I might revive the game show over there..
Wyse Social Links:
Twitter: http://twitter.com/radical_creator
Instagram: http://instagram.com/radical_creator
YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6vBYCVNxRnzuxvdQVkWfgg
Marcus Social Links

Bulls regular season preview and preseason wrap up

I discuss the latest news heading into the season opener and what to expect from the Chicago Bulls this year.  Hint, quite a bit.

Chicago Bullseye 436 – Bullseye at Bulls Practice Part 2

Part 2 was recorded after the 1st Preseason game. See Red Fred @cbefred and Keith Frantz @bullscripted discuss the Bulls practice we were able to witness on October 5th, 2019.

Follow Fred on Twitter: @cbefred
Email the show: chicagobullseye@gmail.com

Chicago Bullseye 436 – Bullseye at Bulls Practice Part 1

Part 1 was recorded after the preseason victory over the Raptors. See Red Fred @cbefred comments on the likely starting 5, the rotation, and the sad fact that it likely won’t included Denzel Valentine. Keith Frantz @bullscripted joins the show to discuss the Bulls practice we were able to witness on October 5th, 2019.

Follow Fred on Twitter: @cbefred
Email the show: chicagobullseye@gmail.com

Bulls Podcast #41

It’s the Bulls Podcast #41 with Marcus Couch and Wyse Black. We’re covering the first 2 preseason games and a look ahead to the Pacers, Raptors and Hawks.
Welcome to the Bulls Podcast, coming to you from BullsPodcast.com. This is where we bring you the latest news, reviews, rants, rumors and opinions on the players, coaches and front office of the Chicago Bulls.
We’ve got several topics for this episode. Including:

Our Take on the Bulls Off-Season
Impressions of the Bulls First Two Pre-Season Games
Things to watch for in upcoming games

Our take on the Bulls off season

Bulls Trained together all of September
Felicio Got new glasses and gained 20 lbs to 285!
Boylen hung out with all of the players (Bahamas with Zach, Finland with Lauri, DC with Otto)

Impressions of the Bulls First Two Pre-Season Games
Milwaukee Bulls lost 121-112

Yannis is even more of a beast
Robin Lopez still loves the Bulls, hates his brother

New Orleans – Bulls Lost 127-125 
Wyse Impression of the game in person

Scoreboard
Entertainment
Pre-Game
Food

Game Highlights

Zion
Luke Kornet
Coby White show
Thad Young is awesome
Sato is really good

Why can’t we hold the lead?
Things to watch for in upcoming games
Upcoming Games:
Friday Oct 11th – Bulls at Pacers
(Thad Young homecoming game)
Sunday Oct 13th – Bulls at Raptors
(Let’s see if they still got it without Kawai Leonard)
Thurs Oct 17th – Bulls at Atlanta
(Jabari Parker revenge game. Vince Carter, Trae Young, Cam Reddish and De’Andre Hunter)
Wyse Social Links:
 

* Twitter: http://twitter.com/radical_creator

* Instagram: http://instagram.com/radical_creator

* YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC6vBYCVNxRnzuxvdQVkWfgg

 
Marcus Social Links
 

* Twitter: http://twitter.com/marcuscouch

* Instagram: http://instagram.com/marcuscouch

 
Everything show related you can find @bullspodcast. Please make sure you are connected with us everywhere we are.
If you can’t remember any of these, you can check out our show notes for this show over at our website, which is BullsPodcast.com where we have all the links we mentioned in today’s show.
Until next time, Thank you for listening everyone, Go Bulls!