Chicago Bulls: Two Months In, Too Many Questions

December 28th, 2009 by Ed Leiser Leave a reply »
As the clock runs out on Head Coach Vinny Del Negro's brief Bulls career, according to various reports, it's time to look at where the Bulls stand two months into the NBA season.

Last year's exciting playoff series against the Boston Celtics fueled hope and optimism for this year's Bulls squad, but that hope and optimism have not provided the only real thing that matters to NBA teams: wins.

At 11-17, the Bulls are remarkably the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference, and would play the Celtics if the playoffs started today.  Even though there's over 50 games yet to play, the thought of that match-up makes me shiver.

Here's what we know about the Bulls.


They can't score

At 91 points per game, the Bulls rank 29th in the NBA in team scoring.  That just won't get it done. 

To put that in perspective, the Phoenix Suns are averaging 109 points per game.  Granted, their style of play is more conducive to high scoring totals, but it is still shocking how one group of NBA players can score that much, while another group can score so few.

The Nets (2-28) are the only team with less points p ...

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