On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski is joined by Sun-Times Bulls beat writer Joe Cowley.
0:45 - On perception that Cowley is looking for negative stories
3:00 - On making the switch from covering the White Sox to the Bulls; his relationship with Jerry Reinsdorf
5:50 - On misconceptions about Michael Reinsdorf
8:05 - On Jim Boylen and why he’s so well-liked by the front office
11:10 - On relationship between Boylen and Zach LaVine, impact of Otto Porter trade
15:05 - On the Porter trade working out better than expectations
18:30 - On future of Kris Dunn with the Bulls
20:05 - On potential of Bulls landing free agent Patrick Beverley
22:40 - On Bulls needing a ‘tough guy’ on the court
24:25 - Potential of Robin Lopez returning, draft won’t impact the decision
27:10 - Is Derrick Rose a potential option next season?
30:30 - Should Bulls have done more in trying to build around Jimmy Butler?
32:30 - Why Kyrie Irving will be first major move of the NBA offseason
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Bulls Talk Podcast
On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast, Mark Schanowski sits down with Bulls head coach Jim Boylen to get his thoughts on the team, star players Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen, and his goal to win a title.
1:00 What he’s learned about being a head coach vs assistant coach
3:20 Who he leans on for support on and off the court
5:10 On pride in the organization and the influence basketball had on him as a kid
7:55 On joining the Bulls as an assistant under Fred Hoiberg, then as a head coach
9:50 On players buying in to his program, relationship with Zach LaVine
11:58 On playing more up-tempo in February and hope for next season
13:55 On what he wants to see from his players this offseason
15:40 On potential roster changes this summer and adding veterans
17:35 Impact of Otto Porter Jr.
20:10 On Lauri Markkanen and areas he needs to improve in
22:18 On Kris Dunn and the team’s approach this offseason to point guard
24:20 On the several members of the Windy City Bulls getting significant playing time at the end of the season
26:28 What he will work on this summer
28:44 On his goal of bringing a championship to the Bulls
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Bulls Talk Podcast
On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast Mark Schanowski is joined by Kendall Gill and Will Perdue as the guys put a bow on the 2018-19 season. It was a difficult season for the Bulls young core dealing with injuries and an in season coaching change. (:23) The guys debate who will emerge as the team leader next season and the best way to build team chemistry in the offseason. (2:10) With the point guard position in a state of flux, have the Bulls already moved on from Kris Dunn? (8:14) The guys discuss the possible return of Derrick Rose, but would he be open to coming off the bench? (12:00) Plus they look at the Bulls front court and who will back up Wendell Carter next year and the future of Robin Lopez. (18:45) It was a rough year under Jim Boylen in his first season behind the bench, but building trust in year 2 could be pivotal for the team's success next season. (22:15)
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