PBT Extra: What has the Chicago Bulls slipping?


The Chicago Bulls were in command of their first-round series against the Milwaukee Bucks — Chicago was up 3-0. But a funny thing happened on the way to that sweep.

The Bucks kept gaining confidence and playing better, the Bulls stopped getting easy buckets, the Bucks started scoring a few of their own — Michael Carter-Williams completely outplayed Derrick Rose in Game 5 — and suddenly we have a series. It’s 3-2, and Game 6 is in Milwaukee.

What do Tom Thibodeau and the Bulls have to change to swing this series and finish off the Bucks? That’s the topic for this PBT Extra. Maybe not playing Jimmy Butler 46 minutes so he has nothing left at the end of the game would be a start.