“With the fourth pick in the 2020 NBA Draft, the Chicago Bulls select . . . some guy you think you may have heard of, but you’re not really sure.’’
Ladies and gentlemen, Florida State forward Patrick Williams.
At a muscular 6-8, versatile and only 19, Williams should be of fine use to new Bulls coach Billy Donovan. At least, that’s the big idea for also-new executive vice president Arturas Karnisovas and his crew.
For the rest of us? Well, we always can hope for the best.
In this week’s ‘‘Polling Place’’ — your weekly home for Sun-Times sports polls on Twitter — we asked respondents about their reactions to the pick.
‘‘Is this pick the Mitch Trubisky of the Bulls?’’ @JBIRD1268 asked.
Come on, man. On to the polls:
Poll No. 1: In a word, what’s your reaction to the Bulls’ selection of Florida State forward Patrick Williams with the No. 4 pick in the draft?
It’s time for our weekly @suntimes “Polling Place” questions. Let us hear from you! Selected comments will appear in Saturday’s paper. ⚾️
Q1: In a word, what’s your reaction to the Bulls’ selection of Florida State forward Patrick Williams with the No. 4 pick in the draft?
— Chicago Sun-Times (@Suntimes) November 19, 2020
Upshot: If John Paxson and Gar Forman would’ve put their heads together and come up with this surprise, they would’ve gotten instantly crushed. But we trust Karnisovas, don’t we?…