Originally written February 11, 2013 on Crossover Chronicles:
The Bulls have always been looking for offense. With Derrick Rose firmly supplanted as the catalyst for everything, the Bulls have a solid formula to defend but a less than solid formula for the Playoffs. And, with Chicago surprisingly in the top-half of the Eastern Conference playoff picture and Rose now traveling with the team and getting close to a return to the floor, the team may be looking to solidify itself and make a surprise push in the Playoffs. Bulls general manager Gar Forman is stoking the fires some to find that offensive boost. Chicago currently ranks 18th in the league in offensive rating, scoring 100.5 points per 100 possessions. However, even without Rose, the Bulls are third in the league in defensive rating, giving up 97.3 points per 100 possessions. The Bulls, again assuming Rose gets back to some form of health, could very well have the same problems they always have deep in the Playoffs. So Chicago, knowing the Playoffs are coming, know the tea...
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