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The Bulls Talk Podcast presented by Coors Light takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With 28 years of combined NBA experience, Kendall Gill and Will Perdue explain what’s happening on the court while host Jason Goff take you behind the scenes off of it. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA.

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The Bulls Talk Podcast presented by Coors Light takes you inside the Bulls and around the NBA. With 28 years of combined NBA experience, Kendall Gill and Will Perdue explain what’s happening on the court while host Jason Goff take you behind the scenes off of it. Featuring guests and reporters who cover the Bulls and the NBA.

    Our All-Star weekend celebration

    Our All-Star weekend celebration

    On this edition of the Bulls Talk podcast recorded live from West End on Madison, Jason Goff, Will Perdue, Kendall Gill, Vincent Goodwill, and A. Sherrod Blakely preview NBA All-Star weekend in Chicago and discuss their favorite All-Star moments




    1:00       Jason, Kendall, and Will welcome in Celtics Insider A. Sherrod Blakely

    1:55       What hosting the All-Star game means to Chicago

    5:40       Our favorite All-Star weekend moments

    10:05    Blakely on the Boston Celtics and their championship hopes

    13:05    On the difference between Kemba Walker and Kyrie Irving

    14:10    On the importance of a team having a ‘pecking order’ on offense and the Celtics approach

    17:00    Will the Bucks carry over their regular season dominance into the playoffs?

    21:30    Vincent Goodwill joins the podcast

    22:05    Was Zach LaVine snubbed from the All-Star game?

    25:00    On Bulls potential moves this offseason

    27:40    On the state of the NBA and what we’d change

    34:05    Is there too much pressure being put on the Lakers to win for Kobe?

    • 35 min
    Who really won the 1988 Dunk Contest, Jordan or Wilkins?

    Who really won the 1988 Dunk Contest, Jordan or Wilkins?

    The last time the NBA All-Star Game was in Chicago, it housed one of the greatest Dunk Contest's in NBA history. NBCS Chicago Bulls insider KC Johnson retells that famous contest in an Oral History of the 1988 Slam Dunk Contest on NBCS Chicago.com and discusses with host Jason Goff and Bulls writer Rob Schaefer. The crew goes over the contest and reacts to 2 interviews from Dominique Wilkins and Michael Jordan's former agent David Falk KC did to tell the story of the contest.

    (3:00) - Reliving the 1988 Dunk Contest broadcast

    (10:00) - KC Johnson interview with Dominique Wilkins interview

    (17:00) - Is there any innovation left for the Dunk contest

    (29:00) - KC Johnson interview with David Falk

    (38:00) - How winning that dunk contest boosted Michael Jordan's status

    (45:00) - Why the dunk contest as dropped in interest over the years

    • 55 min
    Black History Month: The impact of the black athlete in Baseball

    Black History Month: The impact of the black athlete in Baseball

    NBCS Chicago is celebrating Black History Month with special episodes every Friday of the month to discuss the impact of the black athlete in sports. To start the series Laurence Holmes interviews former Cub, now baseball analyst Doug Glanville as they discuss his experience in baseball, and the change that black athletes have brought in baseball.

    (0:53) - The legacy of Black history and sports

    (5:47) - Should an athlete speak on social issues?

    (10:00) - His parents weren't comfortable with him playing baseball

    (14:20) - The diversity of baseball

    (17:00) - Black interest in baseball

    (23:00) - Current black baseball players still dealing with issues

    • 28 min
    90s Throwback: Bill Wennington on the late 90s Bulls and Michael Jordan's return

    90s Throwback: Bill Wennington on the late 90s Bulls and Michael Jordan's return

    The 90s series continues this week as host Jason Goff is joined by former Bulls champion and current color commentator for Bulls radio Bill Wennington. Bill discusses what it was like being on a team that had already won 3 championships and the difference it made to the team when Michael Jordan made his return to the NBA in the late 90s.

    (1:46) - Coming to a team without Michael Jordan

    (4:05) - What if the Bulls made it to the Finals the season Jordan retired?

    (6:10) - Why was Phil Jackson so different from other coaches

    (9:40) - What happened when Jordan came back to the team

    (15:50) - Hardest times for the late 90s teams

    (20:54) - Bill gets his 1st championship

    (24:14) - Do the late 90s Bulls get enough credit/compares today's game

    • 29 min
    What does Zach LaVine's legacy as a Bull look like?

    What does Zach LaVine's legacy as a Bull look like?

    With Zach LaVine only doing the 3-point contest the only other player Chicago will root for is Detroit Piston Derrick Rose. With the disappointment of missing the All-Star Game and the losses continuing to pile up for the Bulls how does Zach view is tenure as a Bull so far? Host Jason Goff is joined by Bulls Outsider Matt Peck and Bulls writer for NBC Sports Chicago Rob Schaefer to discuss Zach LaVine and how the Bulls should proceed at the deadline.

    (1:25) - How will Chicago react to having All-Star Weekend

    (9:38) - Did Zach LaVine have a case for making the ASG?

    (27:52) - Zach LaVine's legacy as a Bull

    (37:16) - Did the Bulls organization do enough to help Zach LaVine?

    • 1 hr
    90s Throwback: Melissa Isaacson "You saw that a dynasty was possible"

    90s Throwback: Melissa Isaacson "You saw that a dynasty was possible"

    NBC Sports Chicago podcast producer Tony Gill fills in for host Jason Goff as he continues the 90s Throwback series with Melissa Isaacson who covered those teams for the Chicago Tribune. They discuss how the team was constructed, Scottie Pippen's growth to help get them to a championship level, and why the run it seemingly ended too early.

    (2:30) - It was an incredible gift to cover those teams

    (4:52) - Signs that a dynasty was coming

    (8:36) - Bulls couldn't be dominant until Scottie Pippen was ready

    (16:54) - Phil Jackson's role in forming a dynasty

    (20:35) - Craziness around the Bulls while covering the team

    (24:06) - Was there at least one more run in that team before they broke up?

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

Bina.RoRo ,

NBA ALL Star Weekend

Fantastic episode, as always.....great 2 hear Vinnie’s unique perspective (especially on the terrible state of the current Bulls💔). Feel awful 4 all the disrespect shown 2 Zach LaVine

bjtb20 Joel ,

Love the show!

Long time Bulls fan. Always loyal to any conversations concerning my boyz!! Also glad to see you put my boy Jason Goff back in Chicago media discussing NBA (Bulls) where he belongs!

nodnarbanirtak ,

Scoop B

The podcast with Brandon ‘Scoop B’ Robinson was solid! Thanks for adding this gem to the mix!

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