3 steps to a perfect offseason for the Chicago Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have begun falling behind a bit in the Eastern Conference race. They are five games out of a postseason spot but could have their eye on the future. At the NBA trade deadline, Chicago decided to buy a bit rather than sell their big-name players like expected. This aggressiveness could continue in the offseason if the Bulls believe they are heading in the right direction.

Chicago came into the season with two stars in Zach LaVine and Lauri Markkanen. LaVine is continuing to be one of the top scorers in the league while Markkanen is a force down low, when healthy. The front office brought in Billy Donovan to be the new head coach prior to the regular season and this proved that the team wants to compete right away.

At the deadline, they made a move for Nikola Vucevic, which gave them another impact performer in the lineup. The Bulls also added Daniel Theis, which added depth in the frontcourt.

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At 22-32, the Bulls seem to be falling out of the postseason race a bit but the future is bright. If Chicago’s season is ending after the regular season, it is important for the front office the begin looking for potential moves. There has to be a plan heading in if the Bulls want to compete moving forward.

As the second half of the year winds down, it is time to take an early look at the offseason plan for some teams. Here is what the Bulls could look to accomplish once the year is complete.

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