Organizational changes are needed for the Chicago Bulls and I hope they arrive sooner rather than later.
Just a few days ago, NBA reporter Adrian Wojnarowski reported that the Bulls had started their search for a new front office chief, signaling these potential changes. The Bulls have a list of candidates who they hope will be able to come and quickly transform this organization.
But it will be with their young nucleus that they currently have?
Chicago Bull-writer Sun-Times defeated writer Joe Cowley wrote about the potential changes on Sunday and detailed a player who might not be here if the changes are not made quickly. According to Cowley, striker Lauri Markkanen would rather play elsewhere if the organization’s leadership does not change quickly. Here is what Cowley wrote about the situation:
Depending on who sits in these new GM / VP seats, Markkanen could be one of those pieces to pack, especially if they deem his plight irreparable. This does not appear to be the case, but it still needs to be explored.
Markkanen has completely backtracked in development with Boylen and has rarely been a factor in the field along with Zach LaVine. One of these problems is very easy to solve, especially if the new front office wants to bring in a head coach of its choice.
LaVine’s problem is much more difficult to understand, especially because Markkanen and LaVine have been identified as the two basic pieces to carry out this reconstruction, and their games should complement each other.
We should note that Cowley made a prediction about the situation and noted that he thinks the changes will come quickly and will be quick enough to please Markkanen.
It’s no secret that the Bulls are messy at the moment and Markkanen’s development has trended downward this season, which is not a good sign for a piece of their core. Chicago is going to have to make things happen quickly or it could be another reset of their reconstruction.