Chicago Bulls in Need of a Healthy Tracy McGrady

July 26th, 2010 by Ahmad Nafe Leave a reply »

It seems like most sportswriters are opposed to the idea of the Bulls bringing in the 13-year veteran, Tracy McGrady. Many Chicago Bulls fans believe that McGrady will disrupt the direction this team has recently taken toward contending for an NBA title. Many also argue that McGrady is well past his prime and is an injury-prone player.

I totally disagree with that school of thought. The Bulls, as they are currently constructed, are NOT ready for contending for a championship yet.

This may surprise many people who believe that the Bulls will be a force in the Eastern Conference next year. I’m not saying that the Bulls are a bad team. They are a 50-win team at best. They are certainly capable of advancing past the first round of the playoffs, but that is it!

The Bulls do have a great front court with Boozer, Noah, Thomas, and Asik, but the NBA is becoming more of a guard-oriented league, and in order to get to the NBA Finals, you can’t only rely on Derrick Rose to do all the work. You will need a guy who can score, pass, and get to the foul line.

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