Found October 02, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
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With former MVP Derrick Rose set to miss at least half the season as he rehabs his ACL, the Chicago Bulls will have a completely different look this season. Kirk Hinrich takes over at starting point guard, and the bench has been completely reshuffled, giving the Bulls basically a whole new team. Which makes this media day and start of training camp basically a very new beginning. A season that will look quite different from the past couple years. Here’s some of the highlights of what was said at media day Gar Forman and Tom Thibodeau addressed the media first “I don’t like to put a cap on what a team can become, my only hope is that whatever our potential is, we reach it. Our goal is whatever the potential is, we reach it,” Forman said. Coach Thibs agreed to a four year contract extension today. So that off the court issue is resolved. There’s also a whole new roster revamp. The bench mob is gone, and in it’s place seven new players. Ronnie Brewer, Kyle Korver, and C.J. Watson are...
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