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Bulls Talk Podcast

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The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With television host Jason Goff, insider K.C. Johnson, beat writer Rob Schaefer and producer Tony Gill breakdown the Bulls in an informed and entertaining way you won't get anywhere else. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA. Episodes released every Tuesday and Thursday.

The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With television host Jason Goff, insider K.C. Johnson, beat writer Rob Schaefer and producer Tony Gill breakdown the Bulls in an informed and entertaining way you won't get anywhere else. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA. Episodes released every Tuesday and Thursday.

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The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With television host Jason Goff, insider K.C. Johnson, beat writer Rob Schaefer and producer Tony Gill breakdown the Bulls in an informed and entertaining way you won't get anywhere else. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA. Episodes released every Tuesday and Thursday.

Language:

English


Episodes

Billy Donovan switches up the lineup as schedule lightens up

12/9/2022
After a bad stretch of games, the Bulls get a win against the Washington Wizards at home. Will the team be able to tally a good stretch of games? K.C. Johnson and Rob Schaefer discuss the win and if there's a winning streak coming. They also break down Billy Donovan announcing that Alex Caruso and Javonte Green have officially replaced Ayo Dosunmu and Patrick Williams as starters until further notice. Is it a good move? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:33:57

DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine and Nikola Vučević need to play better, or the Bulls are done

12/6/2022
With the Bulls coming off a disappointing West Coast road trip, Rob Schaefer and Jason Goff take fan questions about the struggling Bulls and if there is light at the end of the tunnel. The guys discuss their thoughts on if giving Billy Donovan's extension was premature, who gets traded first off the Bulls, why the Bulls' defense is inconsistent, what it would take for the Bulls to trade a core piece, and much more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:01:06:15

Is the Bulls signing Billy Donovan to quiet extension great for the future?

12/2/2022
With this season and next still left on his contract, Bulls head coach Billy Donovan gets a contract extension from the Bulls to be in Chicago long term before this season started. Why the secrecy? Jason Goff, Tony Gill and Rob Schaefer discuss the Billy extension and how the Bulls signed him. The crew also discuss the issues with the current roster and a lot more. (0:30) - Remembering the Jim Boylen Era (10:20) - Is there a player on the Bulls who will get in people's faces (33:19) -...

Duration:00:53:51

Did the Bulls give up on Lauri Markkannen too early?

11/28/2022
The "What-If" story continues as former Bull Lauri Markkanen continues to shine for his new team, the Utah Jazz. What does Markkanen feel about his time in Chicago? Markkanen joins K.C. Johnson to discuss his time as a Bull, why he's playing so well now and much more. Also in the pod, Rob Schaefer joins K.C. to react to the interview and discuss the Lauri Markkanen era of Bulls basketball and whether fans should be cautious about giving up on Patrick Williams too soon. (8:56) - Lauri...

Duration:00:38:54

Bulls beat the surging Celtics after Zach LaVine benching

11/22/2022
The Bulls break a downward spiral by beating the red hot Boston Celtics on Monday night. Will they be able to build momentum after a great win? Rob Schaefer and K.C. Johnson break down how the Bulls beat the hottest team in the NBA after some really bad losses. The guys also discuss Zach LaVine's response in the Celtics game and the upcoming road trip for the Bulls. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:16

Venting Bulls frustrations amid three-game losing streak

11/18/2022
The Bulls have lost three straight games and five of the last six to fall to 6-9. And many of the problems plaguing them are reminiscent of their uninspiring finish to last season. Rob Schaefer and Tony Gill identify the real issues the Bulls are facing and brainstorm solutions — from refining the team’s new offense to potential lineup changes. An episode for all fans frustrated by the Bulls’ Big Three, Billy Donovan and the continued absence of Lonzo Ball. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:00:54:29

Are Bulls woes too much to overcome?

11/15/2022
The Bulls took an embarrassing loss to Denver Nuggets on Sunday and fans were not happy. Is it the coach? Is it the players? Is it the roster construction? Rob Schaefer, K.C. Johnson and Jason Goff break down the Bulls’ most recent loss and if there are bigger issues that Lonzo Ball returning won’t fix on its own. This is the episode Bulls fans will want to hear. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:14

Bulls mailbag: Clutch time woes, Goran Dragić appreciation

11/11/2022
In a mailbag edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Bulls insiders K.C. Johnson and Rob Schaefer answer your questions about the early start to the Bulls’ 2022-23 campaign. They discuss why the Bulls have been bad in clutch time minutes at the end of games and if that can be fixed, whether Goran Dragić should start over Ayo Dosunmu, what’s wrong with Alex Caruso’s shooting and a lot more. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:00:40:12

Are Bulls fixing last season’s issues?

11/8/2022
The Bulls are 12 games in and this year they haven’t gotten off to a start similar last year. Now that teams have adjusted, are the Bulls on their way to fixing their issues from? Will Perdue, Rob Schaefer and Tony Gill discuss if Billy Donovan and the Bulls are improving and fixing their issues as they seek a chance to make it to the 2nd round of the playoffs. Later in the pod, Rob is joined by K.C. Johnson who provides an update on Lonzo Ball's injury. See Privacy Policy at...

Duration:01:14:18

Metta World Peace talks Bulls career, Kobe Bryant, and new show The Pitch

11/3/2022
NBA Champion and former Bull Metta World Peace joins Jason Goff on the podcast to discuss his new virtual show The Pitch where entrepreneurs pitch their startup businesses for a cash prize through Orbiiit Technologies. Metta also discusses his time as a Bull and his time with the late great Kobe Bryant. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:26:51

Getting Zach LaVine back to All-Star level and fixing Bulls poor starts

11/1/2022
The Bulls have things to address in the early season if they plan to make a run in the playoffs. K.C. Johnson, Rob Schaefer, and Jason Goff discuss the need to get Zach LaVine healthy and why the Bulls have poor starts and finishes to games. The guys also preview the matchup against the Nets. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:10

Bulls get instant impact from Goran Dragić and Andre Drummond

10/28/2022
The Bulls are getting a big boost from their veteran free agent pickups, Andre Drummond and Goran Dragić but can they sustain it? K.C. Johnson and Rob Schaefer discuss the impact the new Bulls are making this season so far. Later in the podcast, the guys discuss DeMar DeRozan becoming a 20,000 point scorer and if he is a Hall of Famer. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:59

Could Bulls bench be key to season?

10/25/2022
The Bulls pulled off a stunner against a Finals team in the Boston Celtics, coming back from a 19-point deficit to win by 18! K.C. Johnson and Rob Schaefer break down how the Bulls pulled off the comeback including the contributions by the bench, the star play of DeMar DeRozan, and the rotations pulled off by Billy Donovan. That’s already 2 wins against potential playoff contenders for the Bulls — can they keep it up? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...

Duration:00:33:07

Bulls win season opener vs. Heat without Zach LaVine

10/20/2022
The Chicago Bulls beat the Miami Heat 116-108 in their season opener without All-Star guard Zach LaVine. Rob Schaefer and Will Perdue give their instant reactions to the game, including breakdowns of DeMar DeRozan, an improved second unit and Ayo Dosunmu’s leadership. Finally, they discuss Zach LaVine missing the first game of the season with knee injury management and what it could mean moving forward. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at...

Duration:01:06:58

No extension for Coby White, Bulls 2022-23 season predictions

10/18/2022
The Bulls open the regular season on Wednesday night in Miami, and the Bulls Talk Podcast crew is here to prepare you for opening night. K.C. Johnson, Rob Schaefer and Jason Goff look at the Bulls’ tough start to the season, where they will face off against some of the NBA’s most elite teams in the first two weeks. They also discuss Coby White not signing a rookie scale extension with the Bulls and what this season will mean for his future. Finally, the crew gives their predictions for the...

Duration:00:30:39

What we learned from Chicago Bulls preseason

10/13/2022
Rob Schaefer and Jason Goff discuss what they learned about the Bulls from their four preseason games. Who would they start at the power forward position opening night? Where will Dalen Terry be most impactful this season? Plus, they discuss which Zach LaVine they are expecting to see this season. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:47:59

Will Javonte Green be Chicago Bulls’ starting power forward?

10/11/2022
During the preseason, Billy Donovan has been experimenting with the power forward position, starting Patrick Williams, Javonte Green and Derrick Jones Jr. in each of their three games. With just one week left until the regular-season opener, who will be the Bulls' starting power forward? K.C. Johnson and Rob Schaefer discuss how Javonte Green has looked during the preseason, if they think Patrick Williams will play on the second unit, and finally, how they feel DeMar DeRozan will do this...

Duration:00:25:09

Chicago Bulls' flaws show up in preseason game vs. New Orleans Pelicans

10/6/2022
The Bulls' preseason has begun and it did not start off well. K.C. Johnson and Rob Schaefer discuss the 129-125 loss to Zion Williamson and the New Orleans Pelicans. The guys break down Patrick Williams’ game, Ayo Dosunmu, the rotations of Billy Donovan and a lot more! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Chicago Bulls preseason training camp and the growth of the offense

10/4/2022
Chicago Bulls preseason training camp is in progress and the team is looking to change some things up this time around, specifically on the offensive end. Jason Goff and Rob Schaefer discuss what Billy Donovan wants to do in making the offense less predictable this year. What does that mean for DeMar DeRozan and Zach LaVine? Will Patrick Williams and Ayo Dosunmu and other players step up? Rob and Jason break it all down before the Bulls play their first preseason game against the New Orleans...

Duration:00:38:59

Nikola Vučević's 2022-23 expectations before the season opener

9/30/2022
Will Perdue and K.C. Johnson discuss one of the biggest factors for a successful Bulls season, All-Star center Nikola Vučević. The guys break down Vučević's sneaky good offensive numbers, how he can improve as a post presence, whether will he be better defensively, and how he will perform under the pressure of a contract year. How do you think Vooch will perform? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:53