Five Of The Bulls’ Most Forgettable First-Rounders

Today’s sports column from CBS Chicago

Twenty-five years ago this month, the Chicago Bulls enjoyed an NBA Draft Night that laid nearly as much of their championship foundation as the one that brought some kid named Jordan to town three seasons earlier.

In 1987, Bulls general manager Jerry Krause was at his “organization-building” best when he flipped No. 8 pick Olden Polynice for a lanky forward out of Central Arkansas named Scottie Pippen that Seattle had selected at No. 5. Two picks later, Krause plucked Clemson forward Horace Grant off the board at No. 10.

And just like that, Chicago’s “Dobermans” were born.

Not every Bulls’ draft has been as memorable as that one, however.

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