Chicago Bulls: 11-2

Particularly when that team spent the exhibition program taxing its rotation players than most — A preseason would normally raise questions about the fitness of a team for title contention.
However, the Chicago Bulls got exactly what they wanted from the month of October: Derrick Rose looked like himself. Sam Smith of stated Rose”generally bordered between fabulous and magnificent in his preseason development,” along with the former MVP closed things out with a boom. In the final two tuneups of Rose, he scored 57 points in 56 minutes. Over the preseason, he connected on 43 percent of the triples.
And do not worry: He looked as fast and reckless as he did.
Actually, it’s probably reasonable to worry about the recklessness.
At any rate, Chicago struggled to adjust to pieces in the rotation, which explains its record that was underwhelming. Tom Thibodeau is experimenting with the role of Gasol alongside Joakim Noah and Taj Gibson. Additionally, some shaky defense was to be expected with rookies Nikola Mirotic and Doug McDermott getting familiar with Thibs’ system.
Jimmy Butler’s thumb injury marred an otherwise healthy preseason, but if the most significant setback merely leaves a role player”day to day,” based on K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Bulls will take it.
With Rose the Bulls are very, very scary.

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