Chicago Bulls Starting Lineup 2022 Bulls Starting Lineup

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The Bulls revamped their entire roster over the last several months. There may not be a team in the NBA that has made as many significant moves in the previous year. Chicago brought in Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan, Nikola Vucevic, and Alex Caruso to help make them somewhat of a contender in the Eastern Conference. Keeping Zach LaVine and making him happy is a priority as he is a budding star in the NBA. Patrick Williams and Coby White also will remain on the Bulls. The starting lineup will feature Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine, Patrick Williams, and Nikola Vucevic on this highly competitive Bulls roster.

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Chicago Bulls Starting Lineup Analysis

Chicago decided to go in a completely different direction than what it had been doing when it traded for Nikola Vucevic and did a sign-and-trade with the New Orleans Pelicans for Lonzo Ball and the San Antonio Spurs for DeMar DeRozan. The Bulls also signed Alex Caruso in free agency. They could execute all of this without giving up Zach LaVine, Coby White, or Patrick Williams, which should be considered a massive win for the Bulls. Suddenly, Chicago becomes an instant threat in the Eastern Conference to knock out a team for their spot in the playoffs. LaVine is coming off of the best season in his young career after averaging 27.4 points, five rebounds, and 4.9 assists per game on 50.7% from the field and 41.9% from behind the arc. These stats are eye-popping and should be frightening for opposing teams when considering the Bulls’ depth. LaVine no longer has to carry the Bulls every game and instead can rely on Lonzo Ball to distribute and Vucevic and DeRozan to help score. Additionally, Chicago has Patrick Williams, who should take another step forward this year after showing some promise this past season. Having Alex Caruso’s energy, IQ, and offensive and defensive prowess will help a great deal also.