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 – 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.

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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.

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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.

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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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