Archive for the ‘Free Agency’ Category
Posted on Jul 26
He came, he jumped, well almost, and Tracy hardly conquered.
Tracy McGrady had his much hyped workout with the Bulls Monday, and indications are Tracy has a long way to go before conquering anything.
It seems unlikely he’ll be with the Bulls this season.
There’s a famous Latin saying, “Veni, Vidi Vici,” supposedly attributed to Julius Caesar about a short …
Posted on Jul 26
The Bulls and Kurt Thomas made it official on Monday, as the 15-year NBA veteran signed his contract with the team following a physical exam. The deal, first reported by Sam Smith, was agreed to last Thursday evening.
“I feel great,” Thomas said while at the United Center. “I’m definitely strong as ever both physically and mentally. Coming off of …
Posted on Jul 23
The Bulls late Thursday filled out their front court rotation by agreeing to a one year deal with veteran center/forward Kurt Thomas, NBA sources confirmed.
Thomas joins Joakim Noah, Carlos Boozer, Taj Gibson and Omer Asik in what should be a solid five-man interior rotation.
Thomas agreed to a deal for slightly more than the veterans’ minimum, which means the …
Posted on Jul 19
In the Bulls’ detective work searching out a backup point guard, it looks like it’s Watson.
The Bulls late Monday, league sources confirmed, agreed with the Golden State Warriors on a sign-and-trade deal that will bring C.J. Watson to the Bulls for a second round pick. Watson, 26, from the University of Tennessee, will earn about $10 million for three …
Posted on Jul 19
When the Utah Jazz dealt away Ronnie Brewer prior to the NBA trade deadline in February, All-Star point guard Deron Williams publically voiced his displeasure.
Williams complained that the move didn’t make the Jazz any better and even insinuated he may leave upon completion of his own contract. On Monday, when the Bulls introduced Brewer at the United Center as …
Posted on Jul 17
NBA Summer League action carries on in Las Vegas, but the story of the day on Friday for the Bulls was the signing of unrestricted free agent guard Ronnie Brewer. Not long after the Bulls learned Orlando would match their three-year offer sheet for J.J. Redick, a deal for Brewer, reportedly for three-years and $12.5 million, was in place.
Posted on Jul 16
I’ll take being the Utah Jazz East–with Derrick Rose and Joakim Noah.
The Bulls on Friday, according to NBA sources, agreed to a three-year deal with Ronnie Brewer, the former Utah Jazz starting shooting guard who is known as a fierce defender.
Assuming Brewer passes his physical exam, which is expected, the Bulls will fill out their starting five after …
Posted on Jul 15
So what now?
Although the Bulls have not been notified, it appears likely now the Orlando Magic will match the $20 million/three-year free agent offer for shooting guard J.J. Redick.
The Orlando Sentinel and Fanhouse with former Sentinel reporter Tim Povtak both reported late Thursday the Magic intend to match the offer and make an announcement Friday.
Orlando hasn’t been …
Posted on Jul 14
Head Coach Tom Thibodeau joined his team’s Summer League squad in Las Vegas on Wednesday and must have been happy with the results he saw on the court, as the Bulls easily defeated the Los Angeles Clippers, 79-50.
Bulls guard John Lucas III led all scorers with 25 points on 9-of-12 from the field, including a perfect 6-of-6 from behind …
Posted on Jul 13
Given Kyle Korver’s Midwest roots, having grown up in Pella, Iowa, he must have been a Bulls fan during the team’s dominant run during the 1990s. Right?
“I thought Michael Jordan was selfish and I hated the Bulls growing up,” Korver, 29, said not so jokingly. “I was a Lakers fan. I was actually born in L.A., so ‘Showtime’ basketball …