The Chicago Bulls sound like they may be on the verge of blowing it all up.
Stop me if you have heard this one before — the Chicago Bulls may be on the verge of another rebuild. The question is, ‘will the fans have the stomach for it?’ Each year it feels like the fans are sold a different bill of goods. It’s as if the front office thumbs through its excuse Rolodex and feeds it to the faithful. Whether they’re going through a true rebuild, or hired a new coach, or have dealt with injuries, the excuses are piling up almost as fast as the losses.
However, it was starting to feel like the Bulls had their young core in place to build off of. Lauri Markkanen, Zach LaVine, Wendell Carter, and Coby White were thought to form a pretty formidable nucleus to build around. Throw in Otto Porter Jr., and another top-ten draft pick this year, and it was reasonable for fans to think the rebuilding years were behind them.