Chicago Bulls Might As Well Mail in Rest Of 2009-10 Season

March 11th, 2010 by Josh Herman Leave a reply »
The 2009-10 Chicago Bulls have had so many loops in their roller-coaster season that they're beginning to look like a Persian king. Too bad their play as of late has been rather pedestrian.

After dropping five straight—four of which were at home—the Bulls traveled to Orlando for a game on Thursday night and were ran out of Amway Arena 111-82 by a Magic team that is something that Chicago strives to be: a contender.

Chicago's most recent skid has shown that this young and semi-talented is built for 2010-11. And with just six roster players set to return next season and nearly $20 million in salary cap space, why shouldn't the team be looking towards the future?

The Bulls unloaded Tyrus Thomas and John Salmons at the trade deadline in exchange for expiring contracts in an effort to bolster their chances at adding a max contract free agent. And while a new attitude, a new look, and a weak schedule sparked the team to a hot start after the All-Star festivities, the Bulls have finally cooled off while playing much better competition.

They now find themselves two games under .500 and 1.5 games out of the eighth an ...

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