By Shane Monaghan
he Fred Hoiberg era begins tonight, as the Bulls take on the Cleveland Cavaliers in the regular season opener.
6 hours! #OpeningNight pic.twitter.com/hZ79qVzoYr
— Chicago Bulls (@chicagobulls) October 27, 2015
Joakim Noah is pumped. There are even rumors of an apperance by President Obama.
According to Dave McMenamin of ESPN,”President Barack Obama, perhaps the most famous Bulls fan in the world, is expected to be in attendance for Chicago’s season-opening game Tuesday against the Cavaliers.”
.@POTUS is expected to attend tonight's @chicagobulls game against the @cavs.https://t.co/5UmJCjEzwi pic.twitter.com/oWgQrBQbVb
— NBA on ESPN (@ESPNNBA) October 27, 2015
Hoiberg seems to be only mildly impressed with a potential presidential visit.
Hoiberg on Obama: "That'll be cool."
— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) October 27, 2015
According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, former MVP Derrick Rose will play tonight after suffering a fractured orbital bone during preseason.
Some experts believe the Bulls and Cavaliers will be two of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.
Who will win the NBA championship this year?
Our predictions: https://t.co/wifyZxr0jK
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) October 23, 2015
But it is anybody’s guess. Let Medill News Service know what you think.
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