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Which Bulls have stepped up most sans Rose?

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Which Bulls have stepped up most sans Rose?

Playing without Derrick Rose won't be something new for the 2011-12 Bulls, who did so 27 times out of 66 games in the regular season. You can see each player's scoring average with Rose out of the lineup below:

Player
Overall PPG
PPG without Rose
Games led team in points wo Rose
Luol Deng
15.3
16.7
9
Carlos Boozer
15.0
15.2
8
Richard Hamilton
11.6
13.9
3
C.J. Watson
9.7
11.5
3
Joakim Noah
10.2
10.6
1
John Lucas
7.5
10.4
5
Taj Gibson
7.7
8.1
0

Podcast: Albert Almora Jr. dishes on his role and the Cubs’ unsung hero that keeps things loose behind the scenes

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Podcast: Albert Almora Jr. dishes on his role and the Cubs’ unsung hero that keeps things loose behind the scenes

Albert Almora Jr. joins Kelly Crull on the Cubs Talk Podcast to weigh in on a variety of topics, including his budding bromance with rumored Cubs target Manny Machado, his expanded role and how he spends his time off away from the ballpark.

Plus, Almora has a surprise pick for the organization’s unsung hero, stating the Cubs would’ve never won the World Series without this guy.

Listen to the full Cubs Talk Podcast right here:

Bulls Talk Podcast: How NBA Draft combine impacted mock drafts

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Bulls Talk Podcast: How NBA Draft combine impacted mock drafts

On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Mark Schanowski and Kendall Gill discuss the NBA Draft and what happened at the NBA combine that shifted most experts mock drafts.

Kendall also explains why a "promise" to draft a player isn’t guaranteed. He also shares his experience on getting drafted by the Hornets and why he initially felt they were the wrong team for him.

North Carolina "News and Observer" Duke basketball beat writer Jonathan Alexander gives us his opinion on Wendell Carter and the other Duke draft prospects including why he thinks Carter will be a future all-star. Also includes an interview with Carter from the draft combine.

Listen to the full Bulls Talk Podcast right here: