Despite Losing Out on LeBron James, Chicago Bulls Continue To Improve

July 10th, 2010 by Nick Poust Leave a reply »

Kyle Korver can shoot and the Bulls needed a shooter. Therefore, a three-year partnership was formed.

The Chicago Bulls found out that they had missed out on the LeBron James sweepstakes when "His Highness" informed the world he would be joining Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh in Miami. James’ former team, the Cleveland Cavaliers, are trying to pick up the pieces and move on. The Bulls, on the other hand, are adding pieces—players that make them, not Miami, the favorites in the Eastern Conference.

They signed power forward Carlos Boozer to a five-year deal worth $80 million dollars the day of “The Decision.” A deft scorer and an all-around fundamentally sound player, Boozer joins Joakim Noah in the front court, forming a tandem with the right mix of offense and defensive ability. He also gives Chicago another target for point guard Derrick Rose , as he is the best scoring big man the franchise has had in years.

The Bulls had been lacking low-post scoring, as well as production from the guard positions. Rose is a streaky shooter, and so was Kirk Hinrich before he was traded to Washington. Luol Den ...

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