My Plan for the Chicago Bulls' New Season

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The Chicago Bulls have been in Chicago, Illinois since 1966 when they joined the NBA as an expansion team. The Bulls took over the basketball scene in Chicago by winning games and having a great fan base to come to games. The Chicago Bulls since when they first started playing at Chicago Stadium dubbed "Madhouse on Madison" they were winning games and making it to the playoffs. The Bulls did run into a slump stretching from 1976 till about 1989. Their slump turned around when the Bulls hired Phil Jackson to be the new head coach after going through 6 coaches before Jackson. They also had acquired top players such as: Michael Jordan in 1984, Scottie Pippen and Horace Grant in 1987. The Bulls were rebuilding their team and making a plan to keep them from losing revenue and fans. The Bulls this season went 48-34 and clinched a playoff spot for the thirty third time since joining the league in 1966. Their season came to end when they lost in game 5 at home to the Washington Wizards. They were a healthy team at the beginning of the season when Derrick Rose returned from being out due to knee surgery, but his return did not last long. The Bulls lost their key player for another season after Rose injured his right knee in November of 2013, a whole year after injuring his left knee in 2012. The Bulls also lost Luol Deng when he was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers for Andrew Bynum, and three future draft picks. The Bulls have struggled over the past few years with injuries and

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