Archive for the ‘Free Agency’ Category

Oct 3

It wasn’t all bad news for the Bulls on Sunday.

While the team learned that free agent power forward Carlos Boozer would be lost with a fractured right hand, league sources confirmed the Bulls have come to an agreement with Joakim Noah on a contract extension.

Sources said the deal is for five years and is worth about $60 …

Aug 6

The Bulls Friday added another perimeter factor to their roster by reaching agreement on a two-year deal with former Spurs starter Keith Bogans, NBA sources confirmed.

The deal is estimated at about $2.5 million, with the second year not fully guaranteed until next summer. Thus, the Bulls still have salary cap room left and flexibility and are expected to remain …

Jul 29

Following a couple weeks in Las Vegas which ended with him being named among the 15 finalists for the 2010 USA World Championship Team, Derrick Rose is back home in Chicago.

But rather than taking a break from basketball, he’s still out on the courts, this week with several hundred Chicagoland area children at the second annual Derrick Rose Basketball …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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.

“We’re …

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 …

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