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This is the best daily Chicago Bulls podcast on the air. The voice of true Chicago Bulls fans lies here. Hosts Matt Peck and Big Dave Watson provide you with a daily dose of Chicago Bulls news, recaps, fan reaction, and some of the best guests - five days a week. Join the conversation by leaving texts and voicemails at (331)-979-1369. We are Locked On Bulls covering your team, every day, part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

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1
DeMar DeRozan Dominates 4th Quarter as Bulls Be...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Bulls 119-115 win over the New York Knicks on Thursday night.
36 min
2
Lonzo Ball vs LaMelo Ball: Who's Better? Should...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take texts from listeners, with topics ranging from whether Lonzo or LaMelo Ball is the better player to the Bulls offering Coby White to the Knicks.
41 min
3
Bulls Lose 2nd Round Pick with Conclusion of NB...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the breaking news that the Bulls and Heat were each penalized one second round draft pick by the league after the conclusion of the tampering investigations.
34 min
4
Nikola Vucevic ERUPTS for 30 Points As Bulls Be...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Bulls 133-119 win over the Charlotte Hornets on Monday night, thanks in part to a BIG night from Nikola Vucevic.
35 min
5
Bulls Offense Struggling with Zone Defenses as ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss takeaways from the past 3 games, with good and bad trends including 3rd quarter performances and the Bulls battling zone defenses.
42 min
6
Do the Chicago Bulls or Miami Heat Have a Bette...
On today's episode, Matt joins David Ramil and Wes Goldberg of Locked On Heat for a crossover conversation ahead of the Bulls matchup with the Miami Heat on Saturday night.
33 min
7
Should Bulls Trade for Harrison Barnes? Should ...
On today's episode, Matt takes texts and emails from listeners, with topics including a hypothetical Harrison Barnes trade and resting DeMar DeRozan for soft matchups or back-to-backs.
41 min
8
Bulls Lay Egg vs Pacers As Schedule Catches Up ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the ugly Bulls loss to the Indiana Pacers on Monday night.
38 min
9
DeMar DeRozan Drops 30 Again As Bulls Beat Knicks
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Bulls 109-103 victory over the New York Knicks on Sunday night.
37 min
10
Voicemails! Should Bulls Pursue a Trade for Kar...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take calls from listeners, with topics ranging from whether the Bulls should try to acquire Karl-Anthony Towns to the underwhelming return of Coby White.
52 min
11
Bulls Blow 20-Point Lead As Awful 3rd Quarter L...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Bulls loss to the Portland Trail Blazers, breaking down what all went wrong that led to the late collapse.
39 min
12
Bulls Rocketing Up NBA Power Rankings & Bulls v...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the latest power rankings from NBA.com and ESPN, which have the Bulls at #2 and #7 respectively.
40 min
13
Bulls Crush Lakers to Move to 2-1 on West Coast...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave break down the Bulls' dominant victory over Anthony Davis and the Lakers, including massive games from the trio of DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine and Lonzo Ball.
45 min
14
Bulls Split First Two Games of Road Trip Withou...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave break down the blowout loss to the Warriors and the bounce-back win over the Clippers, with their keys to each game and Billy Donovan's rotation adjustments.
40 min
15
Bulls Center Nikola Vucevic Tests Positive for ...
On today's episode, Matt and recurring guest John Sabine react to the news that Bulls center Nikola Vucevic tested positive for Covid-19, and discuss how the team will make up for his absence.
42 min
16
Lonzo Ball Catches Fire, Bulls Topple Mavericks...
On today's episode, Matt breaks down the Bulls 117-107 win over Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks.
33 min
17
Should Billy Donovan Try Starting Ayo Dosunmu? ...
On today's episode, Matt takes texts and emails from listeners, with topics ranging from starting Ayo Dosumnu to potential trades to bolster the Bulls frontcourt.
34 min
18
Bulls Take Down Brooklyn Nets, with Guest Rob S...
On today's episode, Matt is joined by NBC Sports Chicago's Rob Schaefer to break down the Bulls win over the Nets and their 7-3 start to the season.
44 min
19
Bulls Slow Starts, Insufficient Three Point Sho...
On today's episode, Matt looks at Saturday's loss to the Philadelphia 76ers through the lens of three troubling trends: bad offensive first quarters, a lack of three point shooting, and the awful shooting of Nikola Vucevic.
34 min
20
Mailbag! Can Billy Donovan Win COY? Are Bulls B...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take texts and emails from listeners, with topics ranging from Billy Donovan as a Coach of the Year candidate to a hypothetical trade for Cam Reddish.
40 min
21
Bulls Lose to 76ers as Comeback Falls Short
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Bulls 103-98 loss to the Philadelphia 76ers on Wednesday night, as this comeback falls short despite another 37 point night from DeMar DeRozan.
33 min
22
Matchup Preview: Can Bulls Contain Joel Embiid ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave preview the matchup for two consecutive games against Joel Embiid and the 5-2 Philadelphia 76ers.
39 min
23
Bulls STUN Boston Celtics with Huge 4th Quarter...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the epic comeback victory by the Chicago Bulls, who stun the Boston Celtics with a 39-11 4th Quarter and a 128-114 win to improve to 6-1 on the season.
44 min
24
Bulls get STATEMENT WIN Over Utah Jazz 107-99
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave break down the Bulls statement victory over the Utah Jazz on Saturday night, highlighting specific areas of improvement with the new roster.
36 min
25
Bulls Lose First Game to Knicks, Lose Patrick W...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the breaking news that Bulls forward Patrick Williams will miss the next 4-6 months with a dislocated wrist, and break down the Bulls' loss to the Knicks on Thursday night.
44 min
26
Joakim Noah Night: The Best Moments of the Bull...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave relive some of their favorite moments from the career of legendary Bulls center Joakim Noah leading up to his honorary night at the United Center.
56 min
27
Voicemails! How Should Bulls Address Lack of Si...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to calls from listeners on a variety of topics, including how the Bulls should address their problematic lack of size.
52 min
28
Bulls Hold On to Beat Raptors 111-108 Thanks to...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the nail-biting Bulls victory over the Toronto Raptors, 111-108.
38 min
29
Bulls Defense Impresses in Wins over Pelicans, ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave break down back to back weekend wins over the Pelicans and Pistons, improving to a 3-0 start to the season.
40 min
30
Mailbag: Is Zach LaVine Becoming Better than Ja...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take texts and emails from listeners on a variety of topics, including one Bulls fan who believes Zach LaVine is better than Jayson Tatum.
44 min
31
Zach LaVine Shines, Bulls Beat Pistons in Ugly ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave break down the Bulls season opening 94-88 victory over the Detroit Pistons.
39 min
32
Bulls vs Pistons Preview, and Can the Bulls Con...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss what they'd like to see in the Bulls season opener against the Detroit Pistons and wonder if the team can be contenders without a true superstar.
39 min
33
Bulls Rank 19th in ESPN Power Rankings, What is...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Bulls power rankings spot and win projections by ESPN, 538 & Vegas.
44 min
34
Bulls Preseason Finale Shows Problem Areas & Po...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave offer their thoughts from the Bulls preseason finale against the Memphis Grizzlies and the final roster cuts made over the weekend.
45 min
35
Midnight Mass Star and Bulls Superfan Zach Gilf...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave welcome actor and Bulls fan Zach Gilford back to the podcast to get his thoughts on the upcoming Bulls season, his Bulls fandom and his new Netflix show Midnight Mass.
56 min
36
Can Bulls Slow Down Ja Morant and the Grizzlies...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss what they'd like to see from the Bulls preseason finale, and how the Memphis Grizzlies will present the toughest challenge yet for a surprisingly decent Bulls defense.
39 min
37
Can Lonzo Ball Become a Better Version of Ben S...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to texts and emails from listeners, with a key topic of whether or not Lonzo Ball can turn himself into a better version of Ben Simmons.
40 min
38
Crossover Episode with Bulls Central YouTube Ch...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave welcome Jamaal Aflatooni, host of the Bulls Central YouTube channel to get his thoughts on the Bulls preseason action, competitions for rotation spots and the projected finish in the Eastern Conference.
44 min
39
Bulls Beat Pelicans & Cavaliers to Remain Undef...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave break down the Bulls' preseason wins over the New Orleans Pelicans and Cleveland Cavaliers.
43 min
40
Guest John Sabine Talks Bulls Preseason and Pla...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave welcome their friend and former Bulls Outsiders co-star John Sabine to the pod to discuss John's impressions of the Bulls start to preseason and playoff expectations.
56 min
41
Voicemails! What Will Bulls Starters Average, S...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to several voicemails from listeners, with topics ranging from projected average stats of the starters to which other players Billy Donovan might put into his starting unit while Patrick Williams is out.
46 min
42
Bulls Demolish Cavaliers In Preseason Debut
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave offer their biggest takeaways from the Bulls preseason debut, a clinical beatdown of the Cleveland Cavaliers.
45 min
43
NBA GMs Vote Bulls Most Improved Team For 2021-...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the results of the annual NBA GMs survey, which had the Bulls land the most votes for most improved team for the upcoming season.
47 min
44
Zach LaVine & Billy Donovan Talk Relationship, ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to recent comments made by Zach LaVine and Billy Donovan about their relationship, growing chemistry, and Billy's approach to coaching.
41 min
45
Mailbag: Can Lonzo Ball be an All Star? Can Ale...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take your texts and emails, with topics like whether Lonzo Ball can be an All Star and what level the Bulls need to reach for this season to be considered a success.
52 min
46
Bulls Beat Out LeBron, Lakers for DeMar DeRozan...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the report from The Athletic that LeBron James and the Lakers heavily recruited DeMar DeRozan during free agency.
49 min
47
Bulls Media Day Part 2: Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRoz...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave continue their discussion of Bulls Media Day, particularly the interviews from the team's biggest newcomers Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan and Nikola Vucevic.
45 min
48
Bulls Media Day! Reaction to Arturas Karnisovas...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to all the sights and sounds from Chicago Bulls Media Day.
50 min
49
Patrick Williams Out 4-6 Weeks with Sprained An...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the news that Patrick Williams suffered a severe ankle sprain that will keep him out 4-6 weeks, and break down what new roster addition Daniel Oturu could provide to the Bulls frontcourt.
40 min
50
Voicemails! Bulls Fans are Worried About This T...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to voicemails from listeners, with topics ranging from the Bulls coaching staff to the ceiling of the current roster.
45 min
51
Can Zach LaVine Enter MVP Conversation This Sea...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take your texts and emails, with topics ranging from the impact of Thad Young's absence, Patrick Williams' pecking order among offensive options and whether Zach LaVine can enter the MVP conversation this season.
44 min
52
How Ben Simmons Saga Could Affect Zach Lavine's...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss their expectations for Bulls Media Day, and how the latest wrinkles of the Ben Simmons mess could provide insight into Zach LaVine's upcoming free agency.
44 min
53
Patrick Williams & Coby White Fall In Redrafts,...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the recent Bleacher Report redrafts for the 2019 and 2020 NBA rookie classes, with Patrick Williams and Coby White both falling from their original draft spots.
54 min
54
Voicemails! Who Will Be The 9th & 10th in Donov...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave listen to voicemails from our listeners, with topics ranging from the back end of Billy Donovan's rotation to the new ways in which Zach LaVine might elevate his game this season.
54 min
55
Over/Under 41.5 Wins and Which Bulls Bench Play...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take listeners' texts and emails with topics including betting the over/under for Bulls wins this season and which bench piece will surprise us by earning a solid spot in the rotation.
49 min
56
Celtics Poaching Zach LaVine? And Zach Gets Mor...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the recent report saying Zach LaVine could be the Celtics #1 target next summer, and Zach's growing brand with the NBA2K/Mountain Dew partnership.
36 min
57
Tomas *SALT*oransky, Toni Kukoc Goes to the Hal...
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt and Big Dave discuss the additions of Tyler Cook and Ethan Thompson to training camp, Tomas Satoransky's comments about Arturas Karnisovas's blunt farewell, and the legendary career of Toni Kukoc.
49 min
58
Mailbag: Rotations & Offensive Style, Would You...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take texts and emails from listeners.
46 min
59
Bulls Sign Stanley Johnson, Alize Johnson & Mat...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the additions of Stanley Johnson, Alize Johnson and Matt Thomas to the Bulls roster.
44 min
60
John Paxson Speaks, Ranking Bulls Starting 5 in...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to John Paxson's interview on the Gimme The Hot Sauce podcast, and break down where they think the Bulls starting 5 ranks among their Eastern Conference competition.
46 min
61
How Important Is Patrick Williams' Development ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take listeners' emails and texts in a full mailbag episode!
38 min
62
Should Bulls Get Involved with Ben Simmons Drama?
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the latest reports of Ben Simmons wanting to leave the 76ers and whether or not the Bulls should get involved in a potential trade with Philadelphia.
39 min
63
Zach LaVine Signs with Klutch Sports, Bulls Pur...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the latest ESPN pundit trashing the Bulls offseason, the report of the Bulls pursuing Paul Millsap, and Zach LaVine signing with Klutch Sports.
41 min
64
BREAKING: Bulls Trade Lauri Markkanen to Clevel...
Matt and Big Dave react to the breaking news of a three team trade that sends Lauri Markkanen to the Cavs, while the Bulls get Derrick Jones Jr. and a first round draft pick from Portland.
60 min
65
Free Agents Still Available for Chicago Bulls
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the list of still-available free agents compiled by their friend Rob Schaefer and offer their takes on each player's potential fit with the Bulls.
49 min
66
Did Bulls Deserve Better In NBA Power Rankings?
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the latest ESPN NBA Power Rankings that have the Bulls 19th in the league and 10th in the East.
50 min
67
Will Bulls Defense Really Be Awful? Is DeMar De...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to voicemails from listeners, with topics ranging from expectations for the Bulls defense to the potential ceiling of this new-look roster.
60 min
68
NBA Executives & Scouts Trash Bulls Signing DeM...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the poll of NBA executives and scouts that voted DeMar DeRozan's signing with the Bulls as their least favorite offseason move.
40 min
69
Limitless Possibilities for New Bulls Offense, ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Bulls getting shut out of the national TV games for opening week and Christmas day, and talk about potential staples of the Bulls' new offense.
51 min
70
New Bulls Speak About Their Decisions to Pick C...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave offer their final thoughts from Bulls Summer League games and react to the introductory press conferences of Lonzo Ball, DeMar DeRozan and Alex Caruso.
54 min
71
Chicago Bulls: A Team Of Chips On Shoulders, Mo...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to voicemails from listeners with topics including several Bulls players looking to take their next steps and why the Pelicans may not be punished for tampering.
56 min
72
Can Arturas Karnisovas & Marc Eversley Model Th...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to texts and emails from listeners on a variety of topics.
53 min
73
P-Dub & Ayo Lead Bulls to Victory, DeMar DeRoza...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the big games from Patrick Williams and Ayo Dosunmu in the Bulls' first Summer League victory and the comments given from DeMar DeRozan about why he chose Chicago.
45 min
74
Summer League Takeaways for Patrick Williams & ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the performances of Patrick Williams and Marko Simonovic in the Bulls' first Summer League game.
45 min
75
Bulls In Tampering Trouble, Several Teams Inter...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the news that the NBA is investigating potential tampering in the sign-and-trade deal that sent Lonzo Ball from the Pelicans to the Bulls.
48 min
76
Voicemail Silliness 2: Bulls Fans Rejoice, Who ...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to more of your voicemails, from Bulls fans thrilled about the recent changes to wondering what Billy Donovan will do with his lineup and rotations next season.
57 min
77
Voicemail Silliness: Can Zach Eclipse D-Rose Lo...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave respond to several voicemails from LOB listeners, and it gets pretty wild.
44 min
78
AKME Give Bulls Fans Renewed Hope, Can Zach LaV...
On today's mailbag episode, Matt and Big Dave take lots of your texts reacting to the signings of Lonzo Ball and DeMar DeRozan.
52 min
79
Bulls Sign Tony Bradley, What's Up With Lauri M...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss the latest Bulls free agency addition of Tony Bradley, where the Lauri Markkanen situation stands, and the release of the Bulls 2021 Summer League roster.
39 min
80
EMERGENCY POD: Chicago Bulls Sign Free Agent De...
In this emergency episode of Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave Watson react to the shocking news that the Bulls are signing All Star free agent DeMar DeRozan to a 3-year, $85 million contract.
51 min
81
Bulls Sign Alex Caruso to Four Year Deal, Smart...
On this episode of Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave Watson discuss the Bulls signing role playing point guard Alex Caruso away from the Lakers.
40 min
82
EMERGENCY POD: Lonzo Ball Signs with Bulls!
In this emergency episode, Matt and Big Dave are joined by their friend John Sabine to react to the breaking news that Lonzo Ball agreed to a four-year deal to join the Chicago Bulls in the opening seconds of NBA free agency!
31 min
83
Bulls Going After Lonzo Ball, Zach LaVine Contr...
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the latest rumors surrounding the Bulls' pursuit of Lonzo Ball in free agency, and the latest on Zach LaVine's contract situation.
46 min
84
Bulls Select Ayo Dosunmu with 38th Pick, Did Th...
On today's episode, Matt Peck reacts to the Bulls selecting Chicago native and Illini star Ayo Dosunmu with the 38th pick of the 2021 NBA Draft and analyzes whether or not AKME should've taken Sharife Cooper instead.
39 min
85
Derrick Rose Homecoming? Plus Latest Rumors on ...
On today's episode, Matt Peck talks about Woj's comments regarding a Derrick Rose homecoming to the Bulls, a report that the Bulls are interested in DeMar DeRozan, and what the Pelicans-Grizzlies trade means for the Bulls' pursuit of Lonzo Ball.
33 min
86
Bulls Offseason Decisions and Bulls NFTs, With ...
On today's episode, Matt Peck is joined by Rick Camp of 670 The Score to discuss the Nikola Vucevic trade, some tough decisions that lie ahead for the Bulls offseason, and the new Bulls dynasty NFTs that are available for fans to collect starting this week.
43 min
87
Bobby Portis Is A Champion, With Guest John Sabine
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck is joined by John Sabine for a little Olympics talk, a celebration of NBA Champion Bobby Portis and more ponderings about the Chicago Bulls' options to address the point guard position this offseason.
46 min
88
Zach LaVine Cleared for Olympics, NBA Finals Re...
On today's episode, Matt Peck discusses the good news on Zach LaVine, breaks down Giannis's historic Finals performance, and ponders how the play of Jrue Holiday and Chris Paul in the Finals may alter the Bulls' point guard plans this offseason.
39 min
89
Mailbag Part 2
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave continue with Part 2 of a mailbag extravaganza with four fresh voicemails from listeners.
49 min
90
Mailbag Part 1
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave take listeners' questions and comments from Twitter and their text line. Topics include whether the Minnesota Timberwolves might be interested in a sign-and-trade for Lauri Markkanen, and whether or not Spencer Dinwiddie is still a possible offseason target.
40 min
91
Kyle Lowry To Bulls? And Finals Game 5 Reaction
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave react to the Milwaukee Bucks winning Game 5 of the NBA Finals to claim a 3-2 series lead, and the latest free agency rumors that the Chicago Bulls will be "big spenders" and possibly go after Kyle Lowry.
43 min
92
Zach LaVine Talks Money and Bulls Future
On today's episode, Matt and Big Dave discuss Zach LaVine's final Olympic exhibition performance, and his recent comments about his upcoming contract negotiations and future with the Chicago Bulls.
44 min
93
Damian Lillard Trade Request, Team USA Shakeup ...
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave welcome in their Outsiders pal John Sabine to discuss the latest Damian Lillard rumors, Team USA's roster shakeup, and have a lively Giannis block vs LeBron block debate.
58 min
94
Bradley Beal and Zach LaVine Together? Plus Mai...
On today's episode, Matt Peck and Big Dave discuss Team USA's first exhibition win, Zach Lavine's impact on the game, and whether or not there's potential for Zach and Bradley Beal to team up with the Chicago Bulls.
48 min
95
NBA Talk Crossover Episode with John Karalis of...
On today's episode, Matt Peck joins Locked On Celtics host John Karalis for a variety of NBA topics including Kawhi Leonard's injury news, Ben Simmons trade rumors and a preview of Game 4 of the Finals.
40 min
96
Will Bulls Throw Bag at Lonzo Ball? Marko Simon...
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave discuss the report that the Pelicans aren't likely to match a significant offer for Lonzo Ball, the Chicago arrival of 2020 2nd round pick Marko Simonovic, and Team USA losing another exhibition game before the Olympics.
47 min
97
Dejounte Murray To Bulls? USA Loses to Nigeria ...
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave dissect Bobby Portis's comments about his time in Chicago, Team USA losing to Nigeria in their Olympic exhibition debut, and break down the elements of a potential trade for Spurs guard Dejounte Murray.
47 min
98
Mailbag & Voicemails
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave address several listener's voicemail questions and comments.
46 min
99
Bulls Need New Strength Coach, Patrick Williams...
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave discuss the Bulls' need for a new strength coach, Patrick Williams and Zach LaVine continuing to impress for Team USA, and look back on memories of former Bulls coach Vinny Del Negro.
38 min
100
Patrick Williams Draws Praise at USA Camp
On today's Locked On Bulls, Matt Peck and Big Dave discuss the praise Patrick Williams received from USA Select Team coach Erik Spoelstra and take mailbag texts and emails from LOB listeners.
48 min