Should Chicago Bulls Be Confident or Disappointed in Start to Season?

December 20th, 2014 by Mike B. Leave a reply »

The Chicago Bulls aren't off to the type of start that many fans and pundits had predicted before the season. Should the team be concerned, or is it too early in the year to worry?

Chicago currently owns a 17-9 record, fourth-best in the Eastern Conference. But after making several offseason moves, a much hotter start was expected.

Four-time All-Star Pau Gasol and scoring point guard Aaron Brooks were signed as free agents. And the rookie combo of Doug McDermott and Nikola Mirotic was picked up as well.

With this newcomer quartet added to holdovers Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah, Taj Gibson and Jimmy Butler, the Bulls instantly morphed into legitimate title contenders.

They were supposed to run away with the conference, especially with the new-look Cleveland Cavaliers needing time to gel.

Sitting at fourth place, though, isn't inspiring at all. What are some reasons for Chicago's not-so-spectacular start to the season?


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