The Bulls were in no jeopardy of missing out on the NBA's second season, but last night's victory over the Charlotte Hornets officially earned them a playoff berth for the seventh straight season.
It’s not panic mode yet, but the Chicago Bulls have to be keenly aware of where things stand in the Eastern Conference.
The warning signs were loud and clear, with the flare signals not far behind for the Bulls after a disheartening 36 minutes against a team that bullied them, outworked them and out-executed them.
To say Otto Porter Jr. zoned out while playing defense against the Bulls Tuesday night is an understatement.
Doug McDermott didn't impress in his first extended minutes in more than three months, but it was a start for the first-round pick.