Vegas Over/Under: 21.5
The Record Projection: 20-62 of fromal The Bet: Under with marginal confidence Yes, our listing projections only have the Chicago Bulls hitting the under by 1.5 games. They boast lots of young talents who could break out in expeditious fashion, whether Zach LaVine yields from his ACL injury to average 20 points per game or Lauri Markkanen immediately proves he belongs in an NBA starting lineup. Among the point guards could even become a legitimate asset and make everybody’s lives easier.
But the Dwyane Wade difficulty persists.
The forecast that Chicago will break out of these teenagers relies on Wade staying with the team; he is currently on the roster. No matter how far he has declined since his prime years with the Miami Heat, he’s still a rather valuable player who could function as the Bulls’ leading contributor while the youngsters develop.
And that makes it all the more troubling that the 35-year-old could be gone sooner than later.
ESPN.com’s Nick Friedell explained that a buyout is”inevitable” during an appearance on The Jump, and we have already seen the 2-guard inform TMZ Sports he’ll be having dinner with LeBron James, where he will discuss joining the Cleveland Cavaliers later in year.
Hassan Whiteside is getting in on the action and recruitment the future Hall of Famer back to the Miami Heat, Too.
Wade won’t last a full season with the Bulls, making this thin team.
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