Chicago Bulls: Carmelo Anthony’s Juice Isn’t Worth the Squeeze

September 24th, 2010 by Jack Winter Leave a reply »
Aside from the Miami Heat, perhaps no other NBA team had an offseason as encouraging as that of the Chicago Bulls.  

After a hard fought—but convincing—second-round playoff loss to the Cleveland Cavaliers, Chicago's focus immediately turned to adding marquee names from the most anticipated free-agent class in the history of professional sports.  LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, and a host of other impact players were available, and the Bulls' combination of a strong media market and burgeoning talent base made them serious players.

Fast-forward a couple months, and most Bulls fans are disappointed at their team's inability to land one of the Miami Thrice.  Chicago certainly didn't leave the summer empty-handed, however.  The Bulls added longtime Celtics assistant Tom Thibodeau as head coach, All-Star power forward Carlos Boozer via free agency, as well as proven role players Kyle Korver and Ronnie Brewer.  It might not have been what they initially wanted, but the summer of 2010 proved to be a very successful one for Chicago nonetheless.

Just when it seemed as if the Bulls had completed their relative ov ...

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