4 ways the Chicago Bulls could surprise in 2018-2019

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3. The Bulls could be really, really bad

On the other hand, the Bulls could tailspin into another high lottery pick in 2019. Hopefully, for the fans’ sake, there is no in-between. Personally, I’d be thrilled if this team made it into the postseason. I would not enjoy watching them endure a likely first-round exit, but the ride to get into postseason play would be fun.

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However, if this team completely falls apart and winds up in the top-3 or top-5 of next year’s lottery, I’ll also be fine. Why? Because this team is still in rebuild-mode, and a top draft selection would be wonderful — that’s just honesty, folks.

How could the Bulls be really, really bad, you ask? It’s pretty easy.

LaVine proves he truly isn’t more than an average scorer and still can’t defend at a high level. Parker gets injured again and becomes a complete waste of cash. Dunn finds himself taking too many shots after the Parker injury and fails to evolve into a defensive juggernaut that this coaching staff envisions.

I could go on, but this is all hypothetical. However, it’s a bad dream that is not at all crazy. Finally, could the Bulls pull off a surprise trade at next year’s deadline?