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Bulls likely to add point guard to roster
by Sam Smith
Posted on Oct 26
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With the release last week of Kyle Weaver and John Lucas III, the Bulls continue to monitor the waiver wire to pick up a 14th player.
They’ve mostly been looking at point guards, though as a 14th player it’s most likely the player would not be a rotation player and used primarily as a practice player unless there is an emergency.
The Bulls had an eye on Portland’s Patty Mills, who made the final roster. Another name that has been mentioned is Chicagoan Patrick Beverley from Marshall High School. He is a six foot guard from Arkansas regarded as a good defender and solid person, though not much of a shooter. He was released by Miami despite some guaranteed money when Mike Miller got hurt and they had to sign Jerry Stackhouse. He had a good chance of making Miami’s roster until then. He doesn’t clear waivers for another day. The Bulls also have looked at Jazz point guard Sundiata Gaines, who was famous for a moment last season with a dramatic three point winner on national TV against the Cavs last season.
Though there are veterans available like Chucky Atkins, it’s more likely the Bulls bring in a young player they could look at for future development as well.