Chicago Bulls

The Big Red Bus 31 – Billy Donovan is our Head Coach & the Devin Vassell Breakdown

The Big Red Bus 31 – Billy Donovan is our Coach & a Devin Vassell Breakdown

See Red Fred and the Great One Doug Thonus aka The Podfather break down the hiring of Billy Donovan.

THE BULLS HIRE BILLY DONOVAN! 1:00
Bradley Beal, future Bull? 15:00
The Current State of the Playoffs 22:30
Will this Title Be Tarnished? 25:45
Draft Prospect Analysis: Devin Vassell, SF, 6 ft, 7 inches, 194 lbs. 26:45
Draft Prospect Analysis: Cole Anthony, SG 6 ft 3 inches, 32:00
Would you trade for Paul George? 40:00

Chicago Bullseye 451 – The Silvy Interview

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews Chicago legend Silvy @waddleandsilvy (aka Marc Silverman), ½ of the ESPN 1000 iconic duo “Waddle & Silvy”. A variety of Bulls-centric topics are discussed in this interview guaranteed to please young and old alike.

1:00 What advice would you give to the youngsters listening in order to achieve broadcasting domination?
2:22 What are the memories that come to mind first when you sit back and recollect about your years covering the Bulls?
4:50 What member of the Bulls did you enjoy covering the most? The least? Silvy relates the story of his big break at WGN with the MJ Interview.
9:00 Were you as irritated about the fall-out after the last Dance against Michael as I was?
10:42 Noah-Rose-Taj-Butler…from 2007-2011, Does this represent the greatest GM run in the history of Chicago sports?
16:25 Rapid Fire Questions
• Would the Bulls have beat the Celtics in 2017 if Rondo didn’t get hurt?
• Knowing what you know now, would you still make the Butler trade?
• If Boylen is still head coach of the Bulls you will _____.
22:53 Silvy Strong

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Chicago Bullseye 450 – Tip-Off Number Two

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews NBC Sports Chicago’s Kevin Anderson @Kevin_NBC5 regarding a variety of NBA topics.

01:00 Will We Finish this Season?

8:00 Will the 2020 NBA Title Require an Asterisk?

14:40 The NBA Contenders

21:21 Who will win the 2020 NBA Championship?

23:49 Are the Bulls Missing the Bubble Detrimental to their Future?

29:52 Zach LaVine’s Growth

32:00 Lauri’s Regression

33:00 Wendell Carter Jr.

34:53 Coby White’s Development

Chicago Bullseye 448 – The Darnell Mayberry Interview Part 1

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews the great Darnell Mayberry @DarnellMayberry of the Athletic in this wide-ranging interview. Part 2 can be found at BullsHQ. This interview includes the following topics:

What would you estimate the chances are for Jim Boylen to be back? What do you feel Jim did well in his time as coach? What do you feel he did poorly? A recently report stated some players defended him, while some key players blasted him. Who do you feel was his biggest fan? Who do you feel was not?

Rank the core 4 for me in terms of who do you feel are most integral to turning this around: LaVine-White-WCJ-Lauri. Knowing what you do about the new management team, who do you feel is most likely to be moved?

Chicago Bullseye 447 – The Battles of the Bulls, Pistons, and Knicks

See Red Fred Interview @cbefred interviews Coach Michael Colucci. Coach Colucci was a former Knicks fan with a unique perspective on the rivalries of the late 80’s and 90’s. A wide variety of topics are discussed about that era.

Chicago Bullseye 446 – Interview with Bulls Outsider Big Dave Watson

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews Bulls Outsider Big Dave Watson on a variety of topics.

0-4:20 See Red Fred on Waddle & Silvy 4.17.20
6:17 AK for the Sevens
8:57 Head Coach and General Manager
11:20 The top 3 Moves of Pax
17:50 Big Dave doesn’t like Scott Skiles
19:45 Rose over Beasley
21:21 Core Four Discussion
34:00 The Last Dance

Chicago Bullseye 445 – Arturasapalooza Part 1 w/ Stephen Noh

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews the great Bulls Master of Prose Stephen Noh @StephNoh about Arturas Karnisovas. Topics discussed include:

AK History and Philosophy
Adrian Griffin
Fire GarPax and the Kevin Anderson Tweet
Will the Core 4 be back?
The Athletic
Bulls Free Agent Signings
Hinkie is a Bum
The players in Review
Lauri
Ranking the Core

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Chicago Bullseye 443 – Bulls and Star Wars Talk with Bulldog Kevin Anderson of NBC Sports Chicago

The show begins with an excerpt of See Red Fred’s visit with Kyle Long and David Kaplan on ESPN 1000 from the 2.6.2020 morning show. NBC Sports Chicago’s Kevin Anderson (@Kevin_NBC5) chats with See Red Fred about the Core 4 Bulls. At the 31 minute mark, Star Wars talk begins about the new movie. Kevin also ranks all the Star Wars films. Email the show at ChicagoBullseye@gmail.com

Chicago Bullseye 442 – Bulls Lose on Thunder Road and DePaul is Back

See Red Fred @cbefred discusses the awful loss to the Thunder. In the 2nd half of the show, John Watson (Older Brother to Bulls Outsider Big Dave @bawlsports) joins the show to discuss the return of DePaul basketball.
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Chicago Bullseye 441 – The Bulls Slide Continues Part 1

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews Kevin Anderson of NBC Sports Chicago to discuss the continuing slide of the Beloved Bulls:

Boylen Christmas Song 0:01
Why Are the Bulls A Tire Fire? 3:00
Are the Bulls better than… 6:00
Player Regression 10:43
Lauri’s Diet : 15:10
Boylen’s Job 21:00

The Big Red Bus #27 – The Big Red Tires are on Fire

See Red Fred @cbefred and the Podfather Doug Thonus discuss the Bulls disappointing start to the season.

Top 3 Reasons for the Disappointing Start 3:00
Boylen 12:10
Valentine is in the Doghouse 16:10
Coby White 21
Options at the 3 – 25 min

Chicago Bullseye 440 – A Win in a Sea of Troubles

See Red Fred @cbefred and Mark Lewinthal reunite on a night that the Bulls celebrate Luol Deng. Recorded just after the Bulls 20 point victory over the hapless Pistons.

Topics include:
Bulls of Ole’
Bulls Problems 3:00
See Red Fred’s Counter 5:00
LaVine Critiques 6:45
Playoffs? 11:00
Lauri’s Struggles 15
Because I Said So 20:30
The Boylen Contract 21
Harden 25

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.

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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.

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Chicago Bullseye 434 Part 1: Interview with Michael Walton II of NBC Sports Chicago

In this episode, See Red Fred @cbefred interviews Michael Walton II @ZenMasterMike in a wide-ranging discussion on the Beloved Bulls. They discuss the draft, the free agent signings, and where the Bulls will likely end in the East. Email the show: ChicagoBulleye@gmail.com

Chicago Bullseye – Part 1B Interview with Bulldog Anderson of NBC

“Bulldog” Kevin Anderson of NBC Sports Chicago joins the Bullseye to discuss the burgeoning Red Leviathan after their successful offseason.

Topics:
Defense of Kris Dunn
The #8 Seed in the West
Will Chris Paul Be Traded?
Happy 40th Birthday to Mark K

The Big Red Bus #26 – Ranking the Bulls in the East Part 1

Bulls Podcasting Legends See Red Fred @cbefred & the Great One Doug Thonus @doug_thonus discuss the Bulls draft, free agency, and ranking the Bulls in the East.
The Big Red Bus: Ranking the Bulls in the East Part 1
2:40 Doug’s Thoughts on the Draft
6:10 The Disappearance of the Traditional Point Guard
9:14 Free Agency Review
13:00 Let’s Pretend Otto Porter Jr was an Unrestricted Free Agent
19:01 The Injury Problem for the Bulls
21:01 Where Do the Bulls Rank in the East

Chicago Bullseye 431 – Interview with Kevin “Bulldog” Anderson discussing the Bulls Draft

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews the sagacious Kevin Anderson of NBC Sports Chicago regarding the Bulls draft and potential free agent targets.

2:29 See Red Fred’s Mental Breakdown During the Draft
4:30 Zach LaVine is Undervalued & Tampering Galore
7:30 Lonzo Ball doesn’t fit with Zach LaVine
15:50 Coby White Draft Pick
20:20 Daniel Gafford
23:23 Options at the 4
25:00 Beverley and Brogdon Contract Options
32:00 Corey Joseph
36:16 See Red Fred vs. Bulls Outsider Matt Peck

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Email the show: chicagobullseye@gmail.com

Chicago Bullseye 430 – Interview with Sean Highkin

See Red Fred interviews the Glorious Wordsmith and NBA expert Sean Highkin. They discuss his time as a beat writer covering the Bulls and his current stop with the Blazers:

1:00 Sean Highkin 411
3:37 Blazer Fans
5:14 Highkin’s First Year in Chicago
6:00 The Fanbase Negativity
10:30 The Fall of Thibs
14:00 The 3 Alphas
21:50 Jimmy Butler
28:05 Wall or Felicio?
37:00 Draft Picks
38:19 Patrick Beverley
43:43 Ed Davis
45:11 Ed Davis or Rolo or Taj?
47:30 Favorite Player to Cover
49:34 Favorite Coach to Cover

Chicago Bullseye 429 – Interview with Chicago Icon David Kaplan

Chicago Legend David Kaplan makes his first appearance on the Chicago Bullseye. See Red Fred asks Kap for his reasons regarding the rampant negativity within the Bulls fan base. He also shares his story about the Scottie Pippen – Shawn Kemp trade of 1994, that David Kaplan imploded with his reporting. This “Pippen trade that didn’t happen” is the most underrated and under-reported story in Chicago Sports History. Kap’s actions had a massive impact on Bulls History.

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Chicago Bullseye 428 – Lottery Thoughts

See Red Fred provides his post-lottery thoughts and hope for moving forward. In Part 2, See Red Fred interview Paul Conner @paulconner of Bulls Twitter, and they discuss a wide variety of Bulls topics. This is the first segment of “Fixtures of Bulls Twitter”, where SRF interviews shining lights of Bulls Twitter.

Email the show: ChicagoBullseye@gmail.com
Twitter: @cbefred
Paul’s Twitter: @paulconner33

Chicago Bullseye 427 – Top Draft Prospect Review Part 2 with Keith Frantz

Keith Frantz @BullScripted joins the Chicago Bullseye to make the case for Darius Garland. See Red Fred (@cbefred) interviews.

1:00 Darius Garland
5:40 Ja and LaVine
10:20 Coby White
16:08 Kris Dunn Island

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Chicago Bullseye 427 – Top Draft Prospect Review Part 1 with Tim Gallagher

Basketball Historian Tim Gallagher joins the Chicago Bullseye to offer his thoughts on his top NBA prospects. See Red Fred (@cbefred) interviews.

1:00 Tim’s review of the NCAA Tournament
2:50 Thoughts on Chris Beard Texas, Tech Coach
5:22 De’Andre Hunter
6:48 Carsen Edwards of Purdue & Players Outside Tim’s Top 5
10:15 Colby White
11:07 Brandon Clarke
12:30 Cam Johnson
13:19 Zion
15:57 Ja Morant
18:35 RJ Barrett
20:50 Culver
25:00 Finals Thoughts on the Prospects

Chicago Bullseye 426 – The 2009 Bulls-Celtics Playoff Series Part 2

See Red Fred @cbefred, Big Dave @BawlSports, C-Dub @BawlSports1, and Jack Silverstein @readjack reminisce about the iconic 2009 Bulls-Celtics Playoff Series as we approach the 10-year anniversary. This episode is Part 2. Part 1 can be found in Chicago Bullseye Episode 423.

Chicago Bullseye 425 – Interview with Mark K of Bulls HQ

See Red Fred (@cbefred) interviews quasi-legendary Australian Mark K( @mkhoops) from BullsHQ! Topics of Discussion:

2:06 No Love for Ja?
7:19 Mark K as VP of Basketball Operations
10:17 What to do with Dunn
15:21 Selden or Arch?
19:00 The Plan with Zion
25:04 WCJ
29:00 Hunter vs. Culver, Etc.

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

Chicago Bullseye 424 – Interview with Jason Patt of the Cash Considerations Podcast Part 1

Recorded last Sunday, See Red Fred @cbefred interviews the Bulls Twitter & Podcast celebrity Jay Patt @Bulls_Jay, co-host of the Bulls Podcast sensation “Cash Considerations”. Timeless topics include:
1:00 See Red Jay?
2:30 Do you believe the Bulls need to land Zion for a Title?
4:40 Ja Morant
6:10 The Bulls with Zion
10:15 RJ Barrett
14:40 Does Lauri Markkanen have Top 10 Potential?
19:00 Zach LaVine
24:05 The Otto Porter Trade
27:00 Departure from Kris Dunn Island
35:05 The Jim Boylen Roller Coaster
40:45 The Disastrous State of our Illini

Chicago Bullseye 423 – The 2009 Bulls-Celtics Playoff Series Part 1

See Red Fred @cbefred, Big Dave @BawlSports, C-Dub @BawlSports1, and Jack Silverstein @readjack reminisce about the iconic 2009 Bulls-Celtics Playoff Series as we approach the 10-year anniversary. Part 1 includes:

1:00 Background on the Season
5:56 What led up to 08-09
9:30 Beasley vs. Rose
17:30 The Trade for Miller-Salmons
21:00 Noah’s Importance
25:00 Vinny Del Negro & Ben Gordon
27:27 Ray Allen
29:00 Game 3

Part 2 will be posted later this week.

Chicago Bullseye 421: Wyse_Black & Marcus Couch of Bulls Podcast

See Red Fred @cbefred interviews Wyse_Black @radical_Creator & Marcus Couch @marcuscouch of BullsPodcast.com:

1:39 Can the Bulls Make the Playoffs without a contributing rookie?
4:57 The Injuries
9:00 Who should we draft outside of Zion?
15:00 Would you trade next year’s #1 to move up to #2?
20:45 The Top 4 Teams in the East

Chicago Bullseye 420 – Interview with the Mysterious RaMEANa

See Red Fred @cbefred and Keith Frantz @bullscripted interview the iconic heroine of Bulls Twitter, the Mysterious RaMEANa @Ramina1690
1:05 Why so positive?
2:29 Bulls Secret Chat Line
3:31 The Mysterious Rameana
4:00 Comments after the Atlanta Loss
8:15 Pax Moves of the Rebuild
10:30 The Jabari Parker Signing
13:30 Is Dunn Done?
18:30 What is the Your Favorite Part of Bulls Twitter?
20:11 The Evil of Bulls Twitter
30:00 The Resurrection of Jim Boylen
34:10 The Future of the Beloved Bull

The Big Red Bus #25 – Risking the Lottery Spot

In this latest episode of the Big Red Bus, See Red Fred @cbefred and the Podfather Doug Thonus @doug_thonus discuss the improving Bulls, the risk of losing a better lottery spot, and Doug’s reaction to Fred’s Visions. Recorded before last Friday’s Atlanta game. Email the show: ChicagoBullseye@gmail.com