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Chicago Bulls Begin Hunting for a New Executive Role, Reports Reveal Shortlisted Candidates

Chicago Bulls Begin Hunting for a New Executive Role, Reports Reveal Shortlisted Candidates

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Chicago Bulls have started their search for a new top executive in their franchise. The role will include having full authority on basketball operations. ESPN reported that their shortlist includes Denver Nuggets GM (General Manager) Arturas Karnisovas and Toronto Raptors GM Bobby Webster.

Further, reports suggest that the Bulls’ current executive vice president of basketball operations, John Paxson, will continue. However, the future of GM Gar Forman remains uncertain.

ESPN reported that among Bulls’ initial plans was to seek permission to interview Karnisovas and Webster.

Karnisovas, who previously worked with Houston Rockets, helped the Nuggets become consistent playoff contenders. Prior to the league’s suspension, the Nuggets were third in the Western Conference. Also, The Bulls are currently hoping to become strong contenders again. So, they will be looking to get a person who could help them achieve their goal.

Chicago Bulls also look towards Miami Heat & Indiana Pacers among other options

According to Darnell Mayberry of The Athletic, the Bulls are looking at Indiana Pacers’ Chad Buchanan and Miami Heat’s Adam Simon.

The coronavirus pandemic does not seem to stop their hunt for a new top executive. As per reports, they will conduct the interviews electronically next week.

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