Can Salmons Fill Gordon’s Shoes?

by September 28, 2009

Some in the Chi-town media are making it sound as though Salmons is definitely up to the challenge: “For most NBA teams, losing your leading scorer without getting anything in return would be a major concern and the talk of training camp. But the loss of Ben Gordon — who led the team in scoring each of the previous four seasons — has been little more than an afterthought during the first few of Bulls training camp. ‘BG was definitely a big loss for us,” swingman John Salmons said. ‘But we still have a lot of talent coming back — and we have [Luol Deng] coming back, which is big for us.'”