ESPN is giving away Hollinger's analysis of the Bulls right now.
And here's where our story takes another turn. As I mentioned above, usually when a team struggles you can blame it on one or two obvious differences. Similarly, when a team struggles offensively you can usually isolate it to subpar performances from one or two players. But this is why Chicago's performance is so perplexing. Break down the Bulls' offensive results and you'll discover the reason for the bad start is poor performances by ...
I mean, this is flabbergasting. It's not just that one or two guys are off to poor starts. Literally every key player is performing vastly below his career norms with the exception of Joe Smith. It's so bad that not a single Bull has a true shooting percentage that can match the league average of 53.4, not even the guys at the end of the bench who have played five minutes. Let's go through the carnage: