The Chicago Bulls and Utah Jazz are two teams that started the 2021-22 NBA season hot, before finally cooling off in the second half of the year.

In the case of the Bulls, it looked like they had just burnt out due to numerous minor injuries and an increasingly difficult schedule.

For the Jazz, it was more about seeing their two best players openly despise each other.

Because Chicago is largely happy with how things went last season, the front office isn’t looking to lose essentials. He just wants to build around them.

Utah, meanwhile, is clearly looking for a trade for Rudy Gobert.

Is an exchange between these two teams planned?

“The Bulls remain invested in finding the optimal keystone to partner with LaVine and DeRozan,” reported Jake Fischer from the Bleacher Report.

Chicago continues to explore the trade market for two-time All-Star center Nikola Vucevic, sources said. He has expressed interest in Rudy Gobert, but the Bulls appear unwilling to include Patrick Williams alongside Vucevic in the deal. a trade package for Gobert, sources told B/R.

If a Gobert swap ultimately doesn’t materialize between these two teams, there are two other teams who have a legitimate interest in the French big man.

The Jazz will eventually find him a buyer.

If Gobert in Chicago fails, the Bulls have also recently been linked to a certain big man in Los Angeles who could be on the trading block if the Lakers don’t figure things out quickly.

It is also a situation to watch closely in the weeks and months to come.

One way or another, the Bulls are looking to improve the roster before the start of the 2022-23 season.

Will they finally be able to?

Time will tell us.

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