After a long journey into the abyss of his work life Greg Mroz finally returns to the Hoop Ball Chicago Bulls podcast, and hey, he walked back in at the right time! The Bulls are playing some of their best basketball in years, and it doesn't take a basketball savant to see that Chicago is on a crash course for the playoffs. What's been the difference? Greg explains, so lock in!
The Bulls have made a splash in free agency, adding guards Lonzo Ball & Alex Caruso along with wing DeMar DeRozan. Greg Mroz dives into the details of each player, how they fit with the current roster, and what the Bulls still need to do in order to fill out the 2021-22 roster.
With their lone pick in the 2021 NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls have selected Chicago's own Ayo Dosunmu from the University of Illinois. Greg Mroz explains why the Bulls got themselves a first round talent & how Ayo fills a huge need at the point guard position.
Coby White is out for at least 4 months after shoulder surgery, possibly longer. Greg Mroz explains what that is going to do to the Bulls' free agency plans & who they might target given their scarcity in the backcourt.
Greg Mroz explains on today's show why trailing the 10 seed by 3 games with 8 left to go should get Bulls fans ready to talk about the NBA Lottery after extending their current losing streak to three games with a lackluster performance on Saturday night in Atlanta.
Greg Mroz is back after almost a month away on the HoopBall Chicago Bulls podcast to discuss the burning question in everyone's mind...is a playoff appearance as the 10 seed really worth it for the Bulls? Greg explains why Chicago should focus on developing their core for next season and not worry about chasing wins with a group that won't be part of the future.
Greg Mroz is back after almost a month away on the HoopBall Chicago Bulls podcast to break down some huge news! The Bulls have acquired 2 time All Star center Nikola Vučević along with Al-Farouq Aminu from the Orlando Magic in exchange for Otto Porter Jr, Wendell Carter Jr, & two future 1st round draft picks. Chicago also picked up Troy Brown Jr & Mo Wagner from the Wizards for Daniel Gafford & Chandler Hutchison, and they might not be done.
Greg Mroz recaps the Bulls OT win over the T-Wolves and their 4th quarter collapse in a loss to the Suns, and why you can't be too mad for a young team blowing a lead to one of the best teams in the Western Conference. Greg also runs down the Bulls post-All Star break schedule & what stretches will be the easiest & most difficult.
Greg Mroz recaps the Bulls dominating wins over the Sacramento Kings & the Houston Rockets over the past few days, and why the Bulls have to keep Thad Young around even if it makes more sense to trade him. Plus Greg gives a quick preview of tonight's game against the T-Wolves and talks about Zach LaVine's selection to the 2021 Eastern Conference All Star Team.
Greg Mroz recaps the Bulls loss to the 76ers last night & why Joel Embiid is a matchup problem the Bulls will have any time they face him. Jill Adge from HoopBall Kings then joins the show to preview tonight's game as Sacrament visits the United Center.
Greg Mroz recaps the Bulls two grind it out wins over the Pacers & Pistons and explains why the Bulls in crunchtime are more than just Zach LaVine. Greg also looks at the current standings and says why Bulls fans should be optimistic about their playoff chances. Plus, a discussion on why it is no longer possible for the Bulls to trade Otto Porter Jr.
Greg Mroz recaps the Bulls dominating victory over the New Orleans Pelicans & how the performances of Zach LaVine & Coby White define how the Bulls must play to win games when shorthanded. The Bulls also suffered a 19 point loss to the Los Angeles Clippers in which they were just straight out dominated by a better team. Greg finishes with a quick preview of the Pacers game tonight.
Greg Mroz welcomes Lyle Swithenbank from Hoop Ball Pelicans to give a comprehensive preview of the Bulls-Pelicans matchup tonight at the United Center. Plus Greg takes a quick look back at the last three games, which include a split in Orlando & a bad home loss to Washington. Greg also outlines the health concerns in the Bulls frontcourt with Lauri Markkanen sidelined for at least two weeks with a shoulder injury.
Greg Mroz recaps the last three games for the Bulls, which include a last second loss to the Blazers & a split in a two game home series against the Knicks. The Bulls through all three of these games have shown that being young means being inconsistent, and inconsistent teams lose close games.
Greg Mroz welcomes Danny Marang from NBC Sports Northwest & Blazers Edge to give a comprehensive preview of the Bulls-Blazers matchup on Saturday. Plus Greg takes a quick look back at the loss on Monday to the Celtics & how the Bulls will have to adjust without Wendell Carter Jr for the near future.