With Derrick Rose’s health condition up in the air for the 2012-13 season after tearing his ACL in the playoffs, the Chicago Bulls enter the off-season with a ton of uncertainty. Luol Deng’s name has already popped up in numerous trade rumors as the team tries to deal with the fallout from losing their star power.
Chicago Bulls (50-16 last year)
2011-12 Season Summary:
After finishing with the best record in the Eastern Conference, it was presumed that the Bulls and Heat were going to slug it out for a trip to the NBA Finals. That expectation quickly disappeared as Derrick Rose tore his ACL in the first game of the postseason. As a result, Chicago was “upset” in the opening round by the Philadelphia 76ers.
The reigning NBA MVP battled nagging injuries throughout the season forcing the Bulls to rely on C.J. Watson and John Lucas III to run the point. Ish. Rose’s playmaking ability was certainly missed and when he was on the floor, he just seemed to be lacking some of that explo...