Will Gottlieb

Lead Writer and podcast co-host for CHGO covering the Chicago Bulls. A fan of the side-step and well executed defensive rotations. Previously covered the Golden State Warriors for Bleacher Report and the Bulls for the Athletic Chicago. Say hi on Twitter @will_gottlieb

One of the main and most concerning storylines of this Bulls season has been the team’s inability to compete against the league’s elite. The Bulls are 0-9 against the three teams ahead of them in the East standings. They’re 1-1 against the fifth place Celtics, but that win came back on November 1. They aren’t faring much better against the…...

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In the modern NBA, the spike in three-point volume has created some misconceptions around the lost art of the mid-range jumper. But what if I told you that it’s actually an analytics-friendly shot for the Bulls, and DeMar DeRozan especially? DeRozan’s mid-range jumper is the driving force behind the Bulls top-five offense and one of the most aesthetically beautiful aspects…