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Elias Schuster

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Elias Schuster covers the Chicago Bulls and NBA for Bleacher Nation

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Contributing Since: 29 Apr 2019

Experience and short biography

Elias Schuster is the Lead Chicago Bulls writer at Bleacher Nation. He started with BN full-time in 2019 immediately after graduating from the University of Illinois Urbana Champaign with a degree in Journalism (yes, he started with the Jim Boylen Era). Since joining, Elias has been the driving force behind Bulls and NBA content for both the site and social accounts. You can follow him on Twitter/X @Schuster_Elias.

Education

  • University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

More Articles by Elias Schuster

Bulls Depth Takes Another Hit with Onuralp Bitim Ruled Out for Postseason

Another Chicago Bulls player has suffered a season-ending injury. The team announced on Tuesday that Onuralp Bitim has suffered a detached retina in his right eye and is now out for the remainder of the postseason. He now joins Zach...

Sky’s Excellent Draft Night, Surprisingly Hitting the Over, Big TV News, and Other Bulls Bullets

The Chicago Bulls better take some notes! After pressing the reset button earlier this offseason, the Chicago Sky positioned themselves perfectly heading into Monday night's draft. While the Indiana Fever unequivocally walked away the winners with phenom Caitlin Clark, the...

LET’S GO: Sky Grab Kamilla Cardoso, Angel Reese in First Round of WNBA Draft

The Chicago Sky's rebuild is off to a strong start. After trading Kahleah Copper to the Phoenix Mercury and acquiring the No. 3 pick in the 2024 WNBA Draft, the Sky selected Kamilla Cardoso on Monday night. A reigning NCAA...

DeMar DeRozan Had a Perfect Social Media Post Before This Week’s Play-In

DeMar DeRozan is ready for Wednesday's Play-In Tournament matchup. The Chicago Bulls' veteran scorer took to Instagram to make his feelings about this week's postseason contest known. And if I'm the Atlanta Hawks, I'd be terrified. DeRozan shared a photo...

Bulls Lead the Way in Record-Breaking Attendance Season for NBA

The NBA continued to grow in popularity during the 2023-24 regular season. The league announced on Monday that a total of 22,536,341 fans attended games this season, making a new regular-season high. Relatedly, they also broke records for average attendance...

A Fitting End to the Regular Season, A Rough 26 Years, Sky Draft Day, and Other Bulls Bullets

To the presumed pleasure of the front office, the Chicago Bulls ended the 2023-24 regular season in competitive fashion! Did the outcome of the game matter? Not at all. Would it have made sense to prioritize extra rest for the...

NBA Playoff Picture: First-Round Matchups, Play-In Tournament Set

A chaotic Sunday in the NBA is finally over. All 30 teams competed during the last day of the regular season, with many still jockeying for playoff seeding. Not only were seeds 2-8 still undetermined in the Eastern Conference, but...

Enhanced Box Score: Knicks 120, Bulls 119 – April 14, 2024

The end to the Chicago Bulls' 2023-24 regular season felt more than fitting. Not only did the Bulls play in their 44th clutch game of the year and add to their league-leading total in clutch minutes, but they also added...

Happy Final Day of the Regular Season (and Other Bulls Bullets)

Happy final day of the regular season to all who celebrate! The Chicago Bulls tip-off at noon, so we're going to keep today's bullets short and sweet. The NBA is in store for quite a whacky Sunday. The majority of...

The Adama Sanogo Game, Dalen Terry, Possibly Play-In Start Time, and Other Bulls Bullets

My fiancée and I attended a lovely dinner and a stand-up show to celebrate being six months out from our wedding. Considering how many players were sitting thanks to the non-existent stakes, I felt more than fine missing the Chicago...

Bulls Injury Report: Ready for Restpalooza Against the Wizards?

If you've been anxiously awaiting more Henri Drell minutes, I've got good news for you! The Chicago Bulls' latest injury report suggests that the team will proceed with extra caution over the final two games of the regular season. And...

Bulls Earn Top Spot on “Shaqtin’ A Fool” this Week (And Rightfully So)

As expected, the Inside the NBA crew laid into the Chicago Bulls on Thursday night. Torrey Craig and Andre Drummond were part of arguably the dumbest play of the season. After poking the ball away from the Knicks, the two...

Javonte Green Stats, Alex Caruso’s Now Eligible, Billy Donovan Stays, and Other Bulls Bullets

I guess I should just try to enjoy it, right? The Chicago Bulls clinched the honor of hosting the Atlanta Hawks in the Play-In Tournament next week. A win would then send them to either Philly or Miami, where they...

REPORT: Kentucky Looking to Hire BYU’s Mark Pope (So No Billy Donovan)

Kentucky basketball has honed in on a new head coaching candidate. According to both Jon Rothstein and ESPN's Pete Thamel, the Wildcats are expected to strike a deal with BYU head coach Mark Pope. The news comes after Baylor's Scott...

Enhanced Box Score: Bulls 127, Pistons 105 – April 11, 2024

DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic weren't messing around. The Chicago Bulls' veteran came out and played like two motivated veterans in the first half. DeRozan scored 17 points on 7-12 shooting from the field, while Vucevic added his own 17...

Bulls Secure Home-Court Advantage in Play-In Matchup with Hawks

The Chicago Bulls have accomplished the bare minimum. Despite the Atlanta Hawks right on their tails, the Bulls have managed to avoid one last final catastrophe. A victory over the Detroit Pistons on Thursday night officially locked the team into...

Pre-Gamin’: Chicago Bulls at Detroit Pistons (6:00 CT), Projected Lineups, How to Watch, More

If the Chicago Bulls lose three times to the league-worst Pistons, they are automatically demoted to the G-League. Sorry, I don't make the rules! https://twitter.com/chicagobulls/status/1778407503300084070 Game Info Chicago Bulls (37-40) at Detroit Pistons (13-66) – 6:00 p.m. CT on NBC...

Atlanta Hawks Already Rule Out Two Key Players for Play-In Game with Bulls

The Chicago Bulls have already caught a massive break ahead of their Play-In Tournament battle next week. The Atlanta Hawks announced they will officially be without two key rotation players during next Wednesday's matchup. Backup big man Onyeka Okongwu will...

Obsessive Billy Donovan Watch: Scott Drew, Dan Hurley Reportedly Say No to Kentucky

The Billy Donovan rumors slowed down on Wednesday, but they are about to merge back onto the highway. Baylor head coach Scott Drew began to have his name tied heavily to the Kentucky opening. Not only was he being considered...

Clinching Home Court, Drummond’s Status, Among Worst Lineups in the NBA, and Other Bulls Bullets

The Chicago Bulls have a chance to clinch Play-In Tournament revenue by beating the worst team in the NBA tonight. This is their Super Bowl!! The Detroit Pistons have 13 wins on the season. Two of those are against the...