Bulls Beat

Hosted ByDoug Thonus

Your in-depth analysis of the Chicago Bulls with Doug Thonus. The Bulls Beat is one of the longest running podcasts in Chicago sports history.


All Episodes

Bulls Beat 2019-08-04

Discussion of why you can’t play guys to build trade value.   Rotation / depth going forward this season.  Why anchoring bias combined with the cyclical nature of the league leave fans upset with management.   Zach being criminally underrated.  Carmelo’s very self-motivated comments.  Why playing at a slow pace isn’t as bad as you think and why Boylen may actually be a pretty great hire.

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Bulls Beat 2019-07-28

I discuss Anthony Davis calling Chicago the mecca of basketball, Dunn and Val vs open roster spots, Lauri vs LaVine in terms of who can make it to the all-star team and a whole lot about expectations for this season.  

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Bulls Beat – 2019-07-18

I discuss the Bulls injury situation, when it is time to fire GarPax, how the Bulls compare to the East as well as other rebuilding teams, and answer all of your other mailbag questions.

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Bulls Beat #400 – Summer league, 2021, and 1st round picks

I discuss in detail the Bulls summer league games, expectations for rookies for this year, why 2021 isn’t as awful a thing as you think, and why having GMs with long term staying power has some advantages.

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Bulls Beat #399 – Thaddeus Young and Tomas Satoransky

I discuss the Bulls pick ups of Thaddeus Young and Tomas Satoransky as well as break down day 1 of free agency around the NBA and start trying to piece together what a rotation looks like for Chicago this season.

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Bulls Beat #398 – Draft Recap and FA preview

I break down Coby White, Daniel Gafford, free agent prospects and give you the trade proposal that you’ll hate and stop listening to forever after you hear.  

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Bulls Beat #397 – Time to Tank

The tank is back on as the Bulls have fallen to the 3rd worst record in the NBA.  I discuss the firing of Fred Hoiberg and why this doesn’t really impact whether Gar/Pax should be fired.   I also run down every important player on the Bulls roster and give some brief thoughts of where they are including Lauri after one game back.

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Bulls Beat #396 – The Amazing Arcidiacono

I discuss Zach LaVine’s shot selection, the rise of Ryan Arcidiacono, and all things Chicago Bulls over the year.

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Bulls Beat 395 – Season so far

I break down the good and bad of the Bulls season to date.

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