The Chicago Bulls will watch the 2020 NBA Playoffs from home, but there are other teams that are worth a look.
It’s going to be an interesting situation as the NBA resumes play in Orlando, FL at Disney World in late July. The schedule will be condensed, and all the players will be quarantined at various hotels in the park. The Chicago Bulls won’t be there, but there’s still plenty to watch.
Of course, it will be great for sports fans to get any sort of live sports back. With the MLB deadlocked in a standoff between players and owners and the NFL still a couple of months out, the already popular NBA will be front and center in the sports world.
The Bulls are looking to start a new era when they finally get back to basketball in the 2020-21 season. The front office two-headed monster known as GarPax is now finally gone. In steps Arturas Karnisovas, the new Executive VP of the Bulls, to right the ship.
While there’s still that pesky issue of firing coach Jim Boylen, it seems inevitable at this point. It’s a matter of time before he’s shown the door, and a new head coaching search begins.
There is no timeline for this decision, but there’s almost no chance Karnisovas keeps him on board. Despite reports that Karnisovas wants to first “Assess” the coaching staff, I don’t see Boylen sticking around.
In the meantime, Bulls fans will have to watch the 22 other teams from home and hope that maybe their roster can improve now that there’s been a front-office shakeup. In a perfect world, this helps repair the team’s damaged reputation.
It’s a given we’ll all be watching anyway, but here are three teams for Bulls fans to take a closer look at during the restart of the season and the 2020 NBA Playoffs.