It’s Not LeBron or Bust for Chicago Bulls this Offseason

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We all know that LeBron James is the ultimate prize this NBA offseason. And we all know the Chicago Bulls are, if not THE front-runner, one of the front runners to acquire his services. We’ve already heard the rumor that King James and Chris Bosh are a “done deal.” Only to later hear that rumor debunked. But don’t regard this summer of free agency love as a complete loss should the King establish a new court in some place other than Chicago.

Obtaining the best player in the NBA is the goal, and the best of all outcomes. However, there are still plenty of other prizes available should the Bulls not land one of 2010 free agency’s “big three” (James, Bosh, Dwanye Wade).

We can start by looking at the small things the Bulls have accomplished already.

By Paul M. Banks

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Bulls TV Analyst Kendall Gill breaks down Free Agency Prospects

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The NBA free agency season has just begun, and trust me- it will be a hundred times more interesting and exciting than last year’s NBA regular season. I say that without hyperbole.

And if you don’t believe me check out these tweets from Chris Bosh himself, the third most sought after free agent in this class. Bosh posted them right before: “I’ve been watching this clock and it won’t speed up!”

and after: “The time is finally here. Thank you for all the support. I’m nervous, but I’m excited and READY! LET THE GAMES BEGIN!!!!!!!” open season officially commenced.

And the Chicago Bulls are premier players in this free agency period. Former Bull Kendall Gill was added to Comcast SportsNet’s studio coverage of the Chicago Bulls as analyst prior to the ‘06-‘07 season. He also serves as college basketball analyst for the Big Ten Network.

I recently had an exclusive with Gill where we talked Bulls free agency prospects.

By Paul M. Banks

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NBA Free Agent Shooting Guard Rankings

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Dwyane Wade and Joe Johnson headline a talented class of free agent shooting guards.  The fun begins when the clock strikes midnight on Thursday.  That is when teams can officialliy begin neogtiating with free agents.  The Sports Bank will have it all covered.  You can check out our point guard rankings and off-season team needs pages to get ready for what will undoubtedly be a crazy summer.

By: David Kay
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NBA Free Agent Point Guard Rankings

Like the 2010 NBA Draft, the 2010 class of free agent point guards is weak.  How weak?  Luke Ridnour is the third best free agent point guard set to hit the open market.  No joke.  Teams can begin communicating with free agents on July 1st, so allow The Sports Bank to provide your in-depth guide on what’s going to be happening in the next couple of weeks.

By: David Kay
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The Most Important Off-Season in Miami Heat History

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Will Dwyane Wade be back?  If so, what marquee free agent will come with him?  Is LeBron interested in coming to South Beach?  It is an off-season swirling with franchise altering possibilities for the Miami Heat.

By: David Kay
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Where Will Chris Bosh Land this Summer?

By: David Kay

While every NBA team with tons of cap space will be targeting LeBron James and Dwyane Wade as the main prizes in the much anticipated 2010 off-season, Chris Bosh will not be a terrible plan B.  The Raptors free agent has emerged into one of the most talented and versatile big men in the NBA.  This past season, he set career-highs in points and rebounds per game, and field goal percentage.

While Bosh’s name has been linked to possibly ending up in the same spot as LeBron or D-Wade, Bosh has stated time and time again that he wants to go some place where he can be the alpha dog and not the number two option.  Teams have a decision to make this off-season; put all their eggs in the ‘Bron or Wade sweepstakes and possibly miss out on landing Bosh or make Bosh their number one priority from the get-go to prove he is the player they covet.
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