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Can the Chicago Bulls ever achieve more than mediocrity without a front office commitment to winning?

Can the Chicago Bulls ever achieve more than mediocrity without a front office commitment to winning? After the third trade deadline in a row without a move to make the ball club better, the front office has told fans of the team that improvement will come from within, and perhaps the buyout market. Is being competitive enough for Bulls fans?

The goalposts have been shifted from making the playoffs to staying competitive, as nebulous of a term as that may be. And this a downshift from pursuing titles in Chicago again! Will there ever be accountability for a front office that has since produced a single playoff win?

To some, this is not an instance of the team’s ownership refusing to pay for the sort of talent needed to compete for titles, but rather mismanagement by the front office instead.

The host of the “Chicago Bulls Central” podcast, Haize, took a closer look at the situation on a recent episode. Check it out in the clip embedded above!

Story originally appeared on Lonzo Wire