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Bulls Waive Tony Allen

Bulls Waive Tony Allen

The Chicago Bulls have waived Tony Allen. Allen was acquired on February 1 in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. Chicago’s roster now stands at 16. Full article @ Bulls Waive Tony Allen Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Blazers Trade Noah Vonleh To Bulls, Drop Below Luxury Tax

Blazers Trade Noah Vonleh To Bulls, Drop Below Luxury Tax

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Noah Vonleh and cash to the Chicago Bulls for the draft rights to Milovan Rakovic. The Blazers will get under the luxury tax with the move while also creating a roster spot. Vonleh will be a restricted free agent this offseason. Full article @ Blazers Trade Noah Vonleh To Bulls, Drop Below Luxury Tax Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Pistons Acquire Jameer Nelson From Bulls For Willie Reed

Pistons Acquire Jameer Nelson From Bulls For Willie Reed

The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade Jameer Nelson to the Detroit Pistons for Willie Reed. The Bulls will also be able to swap second round picks with the Pistons in 2022. Nelson will reunite with Stan Van Gundy. The Bulls acquired Nelson last week in the Nikola Mirotic trade. After Nelson was waived by the Nuggets in October, he signed a one-year deal with the Pelicans. Nelson averaged 5.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists over 43 games this…

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Forbes Values Average NBA Franchise At $1.65 Billion

Forbes Values Average NBA Franchise At $1.65 Billion

The New York Knicks remain the NBA’s most valuable franchise for the third straight season, according to Forbes’ annual report. The Knicks are valued at $3.6 billion, which is an increase of nine percent from 2017. The Los Angeles Lakers rank second at $3.3 billion, an increase of 10 percent. The Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics round out the top-5. The average NBA franchise is now worth a record $1.65 billion, up 22% over last year, and…

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Thunder, Bulls, Pistons Interested In Rodney Hood

Thunder, Bulls, Pistons Interested In Rodney Hood

The Utah Jazz have received interest on Rodney Hood from the Thunder, Bulls and Pistons. The Nuggets and Magic have shown a passing interest in Hood. Hood will be a restricted free agent this offseason. The Jazz would like a first round pick for Hood. Full article @ Thunder, Bulls, Pistons Interested In Rodney Hood Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Bulls Intensify Robin Lopez Trade Talks

Bulls Intensify Robin Lopez Trade Talks

The Chicago Bulls have intensified their trade talks centered on Robin Lopez. Lopez has one more season remaining on his four-year, $54 million deal he signed in 2015 with the Knicks. The Bulls are still below the salary cap floor and could take on bad contracts in exchange for a future asset. “Trades are part of the business,” Lopez said. “Guys are used to it. At the end of the day, it’s just us and the other team and basketball….

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Bulls To Release Quincy Pondexter

Bulls To Release Quincy Pondexter

The Chicago Bulls plan to release Quincy Pondexter to create a roster spot for their trade of Nikola Mirotic. Pondexter has undergone multiple surgeries on his left knee. Pondexter was acquired from the Pelicans earlier in the season. Full article @ Bulls To Release Quincy Pondexter Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Bulls Trade Nikola Mirotic To Pelicans

Bulls Trade Nikola Mirotic To Pelicans

The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade Nikola Mirotic to the New Orleans Pelicans for Omer Asik, Tony Allen, Jameer Nelson and a 2018 first round pick. Allen is likely to be waived by the Bulls. The first round pick will have minimal protections. Chicago will also send a second round pick to the Pelicans and the right to exchange seconds in the 2021 draft. Full article @ Bulls Trade Nikola Mirotic To Pelicans Source: RealGM Basketball…

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Bulls Will Likely Sit Nikola Mirotic Through Trade Deadline

Bulls Will Likely Sit Nikola Mirotic Through Trade Deadline

The Chicago Bulls will keep Nikola Mirotic from playing in Wednesday’s game and presumably through the trade deadline on Feb. 8th. The Bulls are attempting to trade Mirotic, who can veto a trade. Chicago and the Pelicans were close to a trade of Mirotic this week. Full article @ Bulls Will Likely Sit Nikola Mirotic Through Trade Deadline Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Pelicans' Trade For Nikola Mirotic Falls Apart

Pelicans' Trade For Nikola Mirotic Falls Apart

The New Orleans Pelicans and Chicago Bulls were close to a trade involving Nikola Mirotic for a first round pick and the contract of Omer Asik. Mirotic can veto a trade unless the Bulls pick up his $12.5 million option for next season. Mirotic has sought a trade from the Bulls since his preseason fight with Bobby Portis. Full article @ Pelicans’ Trade For Nikola Mirotic Falls Apart Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap