Dickey Simpkins began the 1997-98 season with the Golden State Warriors, having been traded there by the Bulls for Scott Burrell. Later that season the Warriors waived him and he resigned with the Bulls. He played in 13 games for the Bulls during their playoff run and averaged 7.8 points and 6.3 rebounds per game during the playoffs.
These days Dickey Simpkins is a color commentator for Fox Sports 1’s Big East basketball coverage. He has previously worked in the same role for ESPN. He is also the founder of Next Level Performance Inc., a basketball development company.