we dont need more PF depth...nikola will be on his way over
Gary Harris @ #10
Since we're officially on the clock, what's our draft position, and who do we take in the 1st round?
Here's my guess:
Judging from the mocks I've seen, the Bulls will have the 10th overall, and #15 with the Bobcats pick.
10. Aaron Gordon, PF
15. Jahii Carson, PG
With Boozer gone, the Bulls will need depth at PF. I'm hoping they get another 1st rounder somehow to draft a SF as well.
All the mocks have Parker going to Milwaukee, Wiggins to Utah and Randall to Denver.
If the cut Boozer and trade Taij they'll need a new coach too because Thibs can't be as in love with Mirotic as some fans. You people who think they will make a much of deals and have a far younger roster are nuts.
With what they will probably have I would say they draft at least one 2 or 3 in the first and a 5 in the second. Rose comes back and they can keep Augustin and Hinrich. Snell maybe starts at the 2 and Butler at the 3, Dunleavy behind them with Noah maybe Nazr in the middle, Boozer likely returns with Gibson backing them both up. Maybe Mirotic is able to come over who knows.
What I have read on him is that he is still a little raw.
IMO, he has good size for an NBA SF with good athleticism, and could be a good option in the 18-20 range if he can improve his jumper and FT%.
Man I need to start watching college basketball now so I can know who the hell all these guys are. Usually I don't pay attention until March.
I personally am not a fan of Aaron Gordon either. I think he's gonna end up like Michael Beasley at best but more likely like Derrick Williams. I'd focus our efforts on a scoring wing player...maybe even 2. One for a starter, the other for a 6th man role.
Backup C would be another option to look at with the later pick. Get some solid depth behind Noah because I don't think Mirotic will be able to defend NBA centers well unless he bulks up a lot.
Yeah, Mirotic is a typical Euro big... very good offensive skills, but severely challenged on the defensive end of the court. He's probably a little better than Boozer in the paint, but about equal on defense.
Cauley-Stein wouldn't be a bad pick if we were picking at the back end of the lottery. I think he'll be as good as Tyson Chandler, it would be a good move for depth/size since Nazr and Murphy are essentially worthless.
No Jerami Grant, great athleticism but that's about it.
last thing is we need is another high motor guy that cant put the ball in the hoop
we need offense offense offense and more offense...lets rebuild/retool the team right....i want alteast 2 guys that can create their shot in the starting lineup and one off the bench
How does everyone feel about Joel Embiid or Dante Exum? If we were drafting and Wiggins/Parker were off the board but both of them were on, would you take one of them or someone else? All the experts say they both have the ceiling of a franchise player. I haven't seen Embiid enough to form an opinion and I've never seen Exum play at all.