Any game pitting teams coached by close friends Tom Thibodeau and Doc Rivers should be expected to be a barnburner and Monday nights showdown between the Bulls (4-3) vs.
The old "Bench Mob" is gone, with the exception of Taj Gibson, but the Bulls' new second unit showed it has some potential in Saturday evening's home win over Minnesota.
After Thursdays disappointing home loss at the hands of Oklahoma City, the Bulls (4-2) took out their frustrations on Saturdays visitor to the United Center, the Timberwolves (4-2).
Games like Thursday night's narrow home loss to the Thunder illustrate both the ceiling and floor of this season's edition of the Bulls.
Slowly but surely, Tom Thibodeau is learning to rely on second year reserve Jimmy Butler.