The Mailbag: Who’s Winning The Next Title Around Here?

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Welcome to The Chicago Homer’s Mailbag. It runs once a week unless it doesn’t, and in it I answer questions from readers via Twitter or email. The questions can be about any damn thing you please, and there likely isn’t a question I won’t answer. There may be questions I can’t answer, but I’ll try.

If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition of the mailbag it’s pretty simple. Either ask the question on Twitter using the #AskTCH hashtag — as long as you use the hashtag I will see it — or send an email to TCHMailbag@gmail.com.

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Some Helpful English Phrases For Nikola Mirotic

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During his introductory press conference with the Chicago Bulls, Nikola Mirotic confessed that his “English is not so good.” Which is understandable, as he was born in Montenegro and has spent his entire professional career in Spain.

So he does speak Spanish, and seeing that I have a passable knowledge of the Spanish language, I thought I could help Nikola make the transition to English.

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Pau Gasol Is A Chicago Bull

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Contract details aren’t known yet, but Pau Gasol made the announcement on Twitter, Saturday. He’s signed with the Bulls.

Plan the parade route, y’all.

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The Mailbag: A Whole Bunch Of Bulls And White Sox Questions

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Welcome to The Chicago Homer’s Mailbag. It runs once a week unless it doesn’t, and in it I answer questions from readers via Twitter or email. The questions can be about any damn thing you please, and there likely isn’t a question I won’t answer. There may be questions I can’t answer, but I’ll try.

If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition of the mailbag it’s pretty simple. Either ask the question on Twitter using the #AskTCH hashtag — as long as you use the hashtag I will see it — or send an email to TCHMailbag@gmail.com.

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Pau Gasol Inches Ever Closer To Becoming A Bull

It’s looking more and more likely that Pau Gasol will soon be a member of the Chicago Bulls. I’m still trying to figure out whether this means the Bulls know what Carmelo Anthony plans to do, or if they’re just doing this anyway.

It also remains to be seen how Gasol will be joining the Bulls. If it’s a sign-and-trade there were reports Friday night that the Lakers weren’t interested in Carlos Boozer, so it’s possible that Mike Dunleavy is on his way to Los Angeles. If that’s the case, a sign-and-trade for Carmelo seems a lot less likely.

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Oh God Here We Go

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There are a lot of things speculated about the Bulls summer that I haven’t exactly been a big fan of. I don’t like the idea of Pau Gasol if they miss out on Carmelo Anthony. Hell, I’m not even that big of a fan of the idea of Carmelo Anthony. I also live in constant fear of Kirk Hinrich coming back.

But these are all things I could live with were they to happen. I wouldn’t be happy, but it’s just sports, man. It isn’t that big of a deal.

There’s really only one thing the Bulls could do this summer that would cause me to lose my mind, but it’s a good thing there’s no chance of that happ…oh? What’s that?

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POTD: I Don’t Think This Is Going To Work Out

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Went on a rant about this on Twitter last night, but KC Johnson is reporting the Bulls are considering doing a sign-and-trade that would send Carlos Boozer to Los Angeles for Pau Gasol. As I asked during last weekend’s mailbag, why? What’s the point?

Pau Gasol doesn’t fill a need other than the “hey we’ve thought about getting this guy for a few years now and this is our chance!” need. And that’s not really a need, Ahab.

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The Mailbag: So How About That Cubs Trade?

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Welcome to The Chicago Homer’s Mailbag. It runs once a week unless it doesn’t, and in it I answer questions from readers via Twitter or email. The questions can be about any damn thing you please, and there likely isn’t a question I won’t answer. There may be questions I can’t answer, but I’ll try.

If you’d like to submit a question for the next edition of the mailbag it’s pretty simple. Either ask the question on Twitter using the #AskTCH hashtag — as long as you use the hashtag I will see it — or send an email to TCHMailbag@gmail.com.

And now that you know how to do it, let’s get to the this week’s questions.

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Seems We Won’t Have To Wait Much Longer For Carmelo’s Decision

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If you’re like me, you’re already tired of the constant updates about where Carmelo Anthony is today, what he’s doing there and what he’s thinking while he’s doing things there. It’s just a non-stop barrage of tweets from different reporters covering different beats, usually delivering conflicting messages.

So I’ll be happy when it’s all over, and apparently I’m not going to have to wait much longer for it to be.

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So Why The Sudden Interest In Pau Gasol?

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This really shouldn’t surprise any of you because, as far as I can remember, way back to the long, long ago, the Bulls have been linked to Pau Gasol. Be it via free agency, or a trade, the “Bulls interested in Pau Gasol” stories always seem to rise from he ashes like a phoenix that keeps killing itself just to come back again.

And that phoenix, it has risen once more.

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