“Champagne and Cam Payne” was fun while it lasted, and while Payne himself didn’t give us too many highlights, he symbolized the Bulls this season: struggling hard against a tide of foibles and deficiencies.
The only thing of significance to look forward to for Chicago Bulls players and fans alike is the February 7 trade deadline. The Bulls will be sellers, obviously, but who will be sold off is a tougher question to answer.
It’s getting more and more certain that Jabari Parker’s time as a Chicago Bull will end with the beloved Chicago native being traded away from his hometown team.
It’s an awful situation when the sports franchise you follow is in a state of disarray. Watching the Bulls’ inner turmoil fully exposed to the world like a pulsing wound has been painful, but mostly for the amount of empty talk and posturing it has generated.
Chicago Bulls fans and observers across the NBA came into this season knowing that it would be a struggle for survival for this team, but no one, including me, thought […]
A basketball team is a social construct, all pulling toward a singular goal. That is where a leader must emerge to keep the group moving forward to achieve said goal.
I didn’t want to have expectations for the Chicago Bulls, but I did… which makes it that much worse that they’ve washed them all away in one week’s time.
While the Bulls are limited still in terms of talent and cohesion, they have proven to be a watchable product on most nights…So how to tell the interesting stories of the season’s first month? Statistics!
Considering that Markkanen, Valentine, Dunn and Portis have missed a combined 43 games this year, it’s fair to think the Bulls could be in the thick of the Eastern Conference. That’s not what many Bulls fans want to hear…
…the metaphorical champagne of the future will only be popped because of this year’s campaign — with Cam Payne included.