Paxson Sees Bulls Contending for Playoffs

CHICAGO (AP) — The way John Paxson sees it, the Chicago Bulls are ready to contend for a playoff spot. The team’s top basketball executive made that clear Monday as the Bulls reported for their first training camp under coach Jim Boylen. They insist it’s a possibility coming off an injury-riddled season in which they posted one of the worst records in franchise history at 22-60.