The Independent

The rise, fall and resurrection of Derrick Rose

The rise, fall and resurrection of Derrick Rose

April 14, 2020

It may be difficult to believe now, but when the Chicago Bulls drafted Derrick Rose with the first overall...

Evaluating GarPax’s draft history

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2019

Chicago Bulls’ fans have been lobbying for general manager Gar Forman and Vice President of Basketball Operations John Paxson, collectively known as GarPax, to be relieved of their duties for the last half decade. The two have earned a reputation as overly prudent overseers whose pride alienates top talent. However, despite Ga...

Is Coby White the real deal?

Matthew Rago, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2019

A collective groan resonated throughout Chicago after three teams leapfrogged the Chicago Bulls in the 2019 NBA Draft order. The Bulls, in desperate need of help at the point guard position, finished 2018-19 with the fourth worst record in the NBA. They entered the draft lottery with a 12.5% chance of landing the first pick in th...

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