Chicago Bulls: Being careful about trading up in 2019 NBA Draft

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The Bulls should not be overly aggressive in this year’s draft, as it could be detrimental to the direction of this rebuild and the franchise as a whole.

If the opportunity rose for Chicago to make a minor trade to move up to pick six and forfeit a small-ish asset like Kris Dunn, the 38th pick, or future second round picks, then certainly the team should explore it.

However, shopping stars or multiple picks to trade up in a draft that is far from star-studded after the first three is a bad move, especially when the player who the Bulls are trading up for may be available at seven.

This season is pivotal in the rebuild, and although far from over, one little slip or great decision can make or break a future championship. There are options no matter how the draft shakes out. Great front offices don’t manipulate the way the league operates, they roll with the punches and play to the hands dealt to them.

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It will be interesting to see the direction the Bulls decide to go tonight. Whatever they decide to do, Bulls fans can only hope that they continue to nail draft picks as they have in recent history.