As another Derrick Rose season ends prematurely, we look back at his career with the Chicago Bulls—what did happen, and of course, what could have happened.
Following our WhatIfSports football and baseball simulations, we turn to the NBA Finals. The Bulls, Heat, Warriors; which champion became best ever?
If Lonzo Ball, Malik Monk and other Top NBA Draft prospects could choose their team, where would they go? We find the best fits of 10 top prospects.
At first, the Bulls acquiring Cam Payne produced yet another groan. But maybe normal is good; we’re used to normal. Doesn’t that make you feel better?
When it comes to the Chicago Bulls, it’s difficult to find something that’s working. In fact, it’s arguably impossible to. And it starts at the top.
Rumor has it the Atlanta Hawks are considering moving their superstar, Paul Millsap. So, what could some of the potential trades look like?
Jerry Krause decides to reshape the Bulls future before they age out, sending Pippen away in a move that doesn’t work out. At least, not right away.
In Chicago, sports media coverage would lead you to believe the Bears are everything. No longer. Lately, other franchises have risen in their place.
The Chicago Bulls ever trading Michael Jordan? Not a chance. But when they do so for five Clippers’ assets, it changes the NBA forever.
In the middle of the 1991-92 NBA season, the Lakers do the unthinkable to acquire Charles Barkley. And, Sir Charles talks someone into sticking around.
The Bulls—not L.A.—win the coin toss, taking Magic Johnson No. 1 overall. What happens next? MJ ends up in Philly, L.A.’s dynasty is put on hold, and more.
Once the Miami Heat reach an agreement to acquire Hakeem Olajuwan, it sets off a chain reaction across the NBA—and sets up rivalries for the ages.
The year: 1993. The player: Dennis Rodman. Once Phoenix acquires him, there’s no telling what he and Charles Barkley will do playing alongside each other.
Dwyane Wade may have landed with his hometown Chicago Bulls this past offseason, but what if he had fallen to them in the 2003 draft?
There’s a very good case to be made that Jimmy Butler, not Derrick Rose, is the best post-Jordan Chicago Bull. So where does he go from here?
Had he been on a more competent team, DeMarcus Cousins’ value would be even higher. That said, his unpredictability has plenty of downside.
There’s no denying Phil Jackson’s legacy; 11 championships is absurd. But he always had the best players and rarely developed his own.