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Bulls Talk Podcast

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The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. Television host Jason Goff, insider K.C. Johnson, and producer Tony Gill break down 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 are released every Tuesday and Thursday.

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The Bulls Talk Podcast takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. Television host Jason Goff, insider K.C. Johnson, and producer Tony Gill break down 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 are released every Tuesday and Thursday.

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English


Episodes
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Bulls combine chronicles: NBA draft speculation and offseason insights

5/16/2024
Join K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson, and Tony Gill on the Bulls Talk Podcast as they dive into the latest NBA Combine discussions and offseason chatter surrounding the Bulls. From analyzing prospects to evaluating team strategies, they share their thoughts on key topics like the lack of chatter on Zach LaVine (6:50). They also share reactions to notable players like Bronny James (11:40), and they break down Alex Caruso's defensive comments on TNT Tip-Off (33:19). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:51:30

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Bulls to pick at No. 11 in NBA Draft, Marc Eversley emerges as candidate to be Pistons' president

5/13/2024
On the latest Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson and Kevin Anderson dissect potential picks and discuss why tanking no longer reigns supreme (1:00). They also break down who the Bulls' can select with the 11th pick (6:13). Finally, they discuss Marc Eversley's bid for the preside of basketball operations for the Detroit Pistons (24:30). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:30:02

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Parallels between Anthony Edwards/Michael Jordan & Jalen Brunson/Derrick Rose

5/9/2024
Even though the Bulls aren't in the playoffs, there are connections. On the latest Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson and Tony Gill discuss the Anthony Edwards/Michael Jordan comparisons and if those comparisons are valid (2:58). Also, are the young stars of the NBA unseating the LeBrons and Durants (14:22) and is Jalen Brunson better than prime Derrick Rose (18:33)? Later in the podcast, the trio debate if Nikola Jokic should have won the MVP this year and has he entered into rare air amongst the all-time greats (35:37). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:55:35

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Bulls roster construction, NBA draft and Patrick Williams future: Bulls Talk Podcast mailbag pt. 2

5/7/2024
The Bulls Talk Podcast is back with Part 2 of their mailbag series! K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson, and Tony Gill tackle fan questions on all things Bulls. Do the Bulls depend too much on older players (1:18)? What does the future look like for Patrick Williams (16:42)? Should the Bulls change their strategy for the upcoming NBA Draft (25:03)? Tune in for expert insights and engaging discussions. Don't miss out on this must-listen episode for every Bulls fan! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:43:36

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Decoding the Bulls' strategy: Embracing evolution or avoiding rebuild?

5/2/2024
Dive deep into the heart of Bulls' basketball with the Bulls Talk Podcast! Join K.C. Johnson, Tony Gill, and Will Perdue as they dissect the pivotal decisions facing the franchise this offseason. From assessing past disappointments to questioning the avoidance of a rebuild, no stone is left unturned in this gripping conversation (2:00). Get ready for insights on maintaining competitiveness versus embracing change (13:39), as well as bold expectations for the upcoming offseason (29:40). Plus, don't miss Will Perdue's response to JJ Redick's controversial remarks about Michael Jordan and the NBA's evolution (45:21). Tune in now for all the hoop action and intrigue. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:01:03:27

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Unveiling Zach LaVine's destiny & Bulls' offseason revival: Bulls Talk Podcast Mailbag Pt. 1

4/30/2024
Get ready for an exciting episode of the Bulls Talk Podcast. In part one of the mailbag, K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson, and Tony Gill dive into fan-submitted questions, bringing you the answers you've been waiting for. Are the Bulls in play for Trae Young or Paul George (2:08). If the Bulls are playing well at the trade deadline, should they still trade Zach LaVine (7:30)? How committed are Bulls' players to Billy Donovan (15:50)? How creative can the Bulls get this offseason (19:30)? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:38:37

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Did DeMar DeRozan deserve to be Clutch Player of the Year?

4/26/2024
On the latest Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson and Tony Gill break down if DeMar DeRozan was the better choice for the NBA's Clutch Player of the Year award over Steph Curry and offer stats to prove it (0:30). Later in the podcast, the trio discusses the coaching changes made by the Bulls and what went into the process of making those moves (18:00). Finally, they give their thoughts on the NBA Playoffs (28:21). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:36:40

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Coby White, DeMar DeRozan NBA award chances, and deep dive into the Bulls' finances

4/23/2024
Get ready for an offseason deep dive with Kevin Anderson, K.C. Johnson, and Tony Gill! They kick it off by dissecting Bulls VP Artūras Karnišovas' postseason perspective (1:31) and predict if Coby White and DeMar DeRozan will snag major NBA awards (7:48). Later, to explore the Bulls' offseason game plan, they scrutinize the team's financial playbook. From Torrey Craig's player option (19:00) to DeRozan's potential contract (28:05) and the pivotal decision on Patrick Williams (32:00), no stone is left unturned. Plus, the trio debates the necessity of trading Zach LaVine (38:27). Don't miss this crucial offseason breakdown - tune in now! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:52:35

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How Artūras Karnišovas' bold words could reshape the Bulls: An end-of-season analysis

4/20/2024
The Bulls' heartbreak echoes as they bid farewell to the playoffs. What seismic shifts await? K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson, and Tony Gill dissect Artūras Karnišovas' post-season press conference (1:00). They reveal their top insights (5:36), debate Karnišovas' accountability (12:36), and discuss the burning question: Will Zach LaVine finally be traded this offseason? (18:47). Later, K.C. reveals details on DeMar DeRozan's potential future with the Bulls (39:36). Don't miss out on this unmissable episode of the Bulls Talk Podcast! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:54:07

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Coby White's explosive 42-point performance, Miami Heat preview, and the conundrum of Play-In games

4/18/2024
On the latest Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson and Tony Gill break down Coby White's electrifying 42-point eruption in a playoff atmosphere (1:00). They also dive deep into the Bulls' impending clash against the Miami Heat (17:00). Finally, they look at things from a fan perspective as the Bulls find them in another sudden death Play-In game. Can fans enjoy the post-season games and want more from the Bulls (33:52)? Don't miss this must-watch episode! See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:48:48

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Bulls’ rollercoaster season concludes with up-and-down results and previewing Play-In game

4/15/2024
The Bulls regular season comes to an end. What did we learn? Did they improve from last year? Did they get worse? K.C. Johnson and Kevin Anderson evaluate whether the franchise made or missed their goals (1:35). They also discuss what the Bulls intended to improve on and if the numbers supported growth (5:16) and they preview how the Bulls match up against the Atlanta Hawks (13:35). Finally on the podcast, K.C. reveals what DeMar DeRozan called his low point for the season and how it impacted the team for the rest of the year (22:20). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:15

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Bulls secure homecourt advantage in Play-In, Billy Donovan's Loyalty, and Javonte Green's Impact

4/12/2024
On the latest episode of the Bulls Talk Podcast, Jason Goff, Tony Gill, and Kendall Gill dive deep into the Chicago Bulls' recent triumphs. They discuss the Bulls securing homecourt advantage in the first round of the Play-In Tournament (2:00). They also discuss head coach Billy Donovan's comments about wanting to remain with the Bulls despite Kentucky's overtures (11:42). Finally, they break down Javonte Green's recent performance and discuss how big of a role he played in helping the team find success at the end of the season (22:30). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:40:58

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Bulls Play-In Tournament matchup vs. Atlanta and Billy Donovan Kentucky rumors

4/8/2024
On the latest Bulls Talk Pod, K.C. Johnson and Kevin Anderson break down the Bulls' loss to the Orlando Magic, who swept the series against the Bulls this season (0:29). The Bulls are locked to play the Atlanta Hawks in the first game of the Play-In tournament, but will they play in Chicago (3:00)? Later in the podcast, the duo discusses Coby White's slipping chances to win the Most Improved Award (11:25) and K.C. Johnson breaks down the rumors that the University of Kentucky may consider trying to lure Bulls head coach Billy Donovan (15:52). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:33:02

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The story of how Division 3 athletes came to run the NBA with Danny Parkins and Ben Kaplan

4/4/2024
There is an unmistakable trend of Division III coaches and athletes coming to prominence in the NBA, including former Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau. To discuss this trend, the authors of Pipeline to the Pros: How D3, Small-College Nobodies Rose to Rule the NBA, Ben Kaplan and Danny Parkins join K.C. Johnson (former D3 hooper) to discuss how the book came about and just how prominent Division III hoops is at the professional level. If you are a hoops head, this interview will enlighten and surprise you. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:32:36

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Riding the Bulls rollercoaster: Play-In hopes vs. playoff nightmares, and the Coby White conundrum

4/2/2024
Get ready for an unmissable episode of the Bulls Talk Podcast! Join K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson, and Tony Gill as they dissect the Bulls' tough loss to the Atlanta Hawks (1:00). They dive into the team's struggle with inconsistency throughout the season and explore the silver linings they cling to amidst the ups and downs (7:15). Is clinching a Play-In spot a triumph or a disappointment for this Bulls squad (11:20)? Later, they have a candid discussion on Coby White's slump, as he reveals the toll of heavy minutes and the weight of leadership responsibilities (27:00). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:42:10

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“Five Javontes” propel the Bulls to much-needed win

3/28/2024
On the latest Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson and Tony Gil discuss the Javonte Green impact. They break down how the returning Bull impacted a crucial victory over the Pacers, his journey to get back to the Bulls and if Billy Donovan will use him going forward this season. Later in the podcast, the duo discusses the up-and-down nature of the Bulls and if Donovan is the one to finger for the inconsistency or if the roster construction is flawed. All of that and more on the Bulls Talk Podcast. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:31:35

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Bulls' meltdown against Wizards sparks uncertainty for end of season

3/26/2024
Dive into the latest Bulls Talk Podcast for an in-depth analysis of the gut-wrenching loss to the Washington Wizards that left fans reeling! Join K.C. Johnson, Kevin Anderson, and Tony Gill as they dissect what could be deemed the Bulls' toughest defeat of the season (0:50). Why has a slow start to games become a troubling trend for this team (5:15)? Later, they look at the aggressive fouls plaguing the Bulls and their implications (7:30). With only ten games left, what can fans expect from the Bulls? Will Billy Donovan opt to rest veterans amidst the playoff push (26:46). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:37:36

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From Career Highs to Team Lows: Ayo Dosunmu's Epic Night and Chicago Bulls' NBA Limbo

3/22/2024
On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson, Jason Goff and Tony Gill discuss Ayo Dosunmu scoring his career high for second time in three games but in a loss to the Houston Rockets (1:00). They break down the limbo the Bulls are in and the struggles they are having getting to a .500 record (9:30). And they discuss if Bulls management is seeing the same things the fans and media are to make the necessary changes this offseason (14:00). Later in the podcast, the trio discusses the difference in rooting for the Kirk Hinrich, Ben Gordon, Luol Deng-era Bulls and the current Bulls (26:52) and whether Minnesota shooting guard Anthony Edwards should be getting the Michael Jordan comparisons (33:42). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:53

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DeMar DeRozan: Worth Every Penny? The Chicago Bulls Tough Decision Explained

3/19/2024
On this episode of the Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson and Kevin Anderson break down the play of DeMar DeRozan and discuss if he will cash in big at the end of the year (6:55). Later in the podcast, the duo get into more offseason talk as they discuss ways the Bulls can avoid the luxury tax (11:00) and discuss If the Bulls will have to trade Zach LaVine at a lower price (13:30). Finally, K.C. and Kevin discuss the growth of Ayo Dosunmu since Coby White has been out with a hip injury (22:39) and discuss if the Bulls will be able to get to .500. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:41:41

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Julian Phillips out indefinitely, Coby White update and DeMar DeRozan appreciation

3/15/2024
On this edition of the Bulls Talk Podcast, K.C. Johnson, Jason Goff and Tony Gill discuss the latest news of Bulls rookie Julian Phillips now sidelined with a right foot sprain (0:40). K.C. Johnson provides updates on Coby White's hip injury after a terrible fall against the Indiana Pacers (8:12). Later in the podcast, the trio recaps the loss to the Los Angeles Clippers (16:03) and breaks down DeMar DeRozan’s epic night against the Pacers. They also discuss where DeRozan ranks among some all-time greats. (26:45). See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Duration:00:43:16