Archive for the ‘Transactions’ Category
Posted on Jul 25
Well, maybe it doesn’t look that bad for the Bulls in the 2012-13 season, after all.
It’s not good, mind you, at least as long as Derrick Rose is recovering from knee surgery, which should be at least half the season. You lose the league MVP or your star and you get worse.
There are no shortcuts: Bulls go from …
Posted on Jul 24
The Bulls will not match the restricted free agent offer to Omer Asik, allowing Asik to join the Houston Rockets.
“We have decided not to match Houston’s offer sheet for restricted free agent Omer Asik,” Bulls general manager Gar Forman said Tuesday morning. “It was a difficult decision because Omer did a nice job for us. Matching the offer for …
Posted on Nov 26
The Bulls have signed a backup point guard, which is something many have suggested. But not for the reasons often raised about concerns with depth at that position.
The Bulls added John Lucas III to their roster on Friday. Lucas, who was released by Chicago in training camp, was signed in part because the Bulls might not have Derrick Rose …
Posted on 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 …
Posted on 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 …
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 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 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 Apr 9
So why did the Bulls waive Jerome James and sign Notre Dame’s Rob Kurz with four games left in the season and perhaps some more games for the playoffs?
I asked Vinny before Friday’s game whether it was a plan to fool the Nets and start Kurz and completely mess up the Nets scouting report on the Bulls.
We both …