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Warriors Had 'Lackluster' Interview With Fred Hoiberg In 2014

Warriors Had 'Lackluster' Interview With Fred Hoiberg In 2014

When the Golden State Warriors fired Mark Jackson in 2014, they considered hiring Steve Kerr, Stan Van Gundy and Fred Hoiberg. Hoiberg’s potential interest in the Golden State job was downplayed at the time, but he had a “quick, secret and ultimately lackluster” interview. The Warriors were zeroed in on Kerr and Van Gundy, ultimately hiring Kerr. Hoiberg remained at Iowa State for another season before joining the Chicago Bulls. Full article @ Warriors Had ‘Lackluster’ Interview With…

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Hornets Receive Permission From Bulls To Interview Jim Boylen

Hornets Receive Permission From Bulls To Interview Jim Boylen

The Chicago Bulls have granted permission to the Charlotte Hornets to interview Jim Boylen for their head coaching vacancy. Boylen has head coaching experience in college with Utah. Boylen served on Rudy Tomjanovich’s staff during the 1990s with the Rockets. Mitch Kupchak is known to be close with Tomjanovich. Boylen also worked with the Gregg Popovich in the past. Full article @ Hornets Receive Permission From Bulls To Interview Jim Boylen Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Zach LaVine Not Stressed About Free Agency

Zach LaVine Not Stressed About Free Agency

The Chicago Bulls have been confident they will re-sign Zach LaVine in restricted free agency. LaVine was asked if he believes he’s worth a max contract. “There are things you work for,” LaVine said. “Max players are top of the line. There are a lot of dudes in the NBA who haven’t been top of the line because of money situations or the cap is bigger or a weird offseason. “You are what you’re worth. Obviously, you can’t say no…

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Bulls Waive C.J. Fair

Bulls Waive C.J. Fair

The Chicago Bulls have waived C.J. Fair. Fair was signed earlier on Monday but was waived to create a roster spot to sign Sean Kilpatrick. Full article @ Bulls Waive C.J. Fair Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Bulls Sign Sean Kilpatrick To Three-Year, $6.2M Deal

Bulls Sign Sean Kilpatrick To Three-Year, $6.2M Deal

The Chicago Bulls have signed Sean Kilpatrick to a three-year, $6.2 million deal. The Bulls will hold team options on Kilpatrick for the next two seasons. The Bulls signed Kilpatrick as part of their midlevel exception. Full article @ Bulls Sign Sean Kilpatrick To Three-Year, .2M Deal Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Bulls Sign CJ Fair, Waive Jaylen Johnson

Bulls Sign CJ Fair, Waive Jaylen Johnson

The Chicago Bulls have signed forward CJ Fair. In a related move, prior to signing Fair, Chicago waived forward Jaylen Johnson. This season, Fair (6-8, 218) appeared in 47 G League games (25 starts), splitting time between the Windy City Bulls and the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. On the year, he averaged 10.1 points, 4.3 rebounds and 1.5 assists in 25.4 minutes per game. Full article @ Bulls Sign CJ Fair, Waive Jaylen Johnson Source: RealGM Basketball…

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Bulls Sign Jaylen Johnson

Bulls Sign Jaylen Johnson

The Chicago Bulls have signed forward Jaylen Johnson. Johnson (6-9, 230) has played in 49 games (37 starts) this season for the Windy City Bulls. He holds G League averages of 11.7 points, 7.6 boards and 2.9 assists in 29.0 minutes per game. Full article @ Bulls Sign Jaylen Johnson Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Antonio Blakeney Out For Season With Wrist Fracture

Antonio Blakeney Out For Season With Wrist Fracture

Antonio Blakeney underwent an MRI on Thursday on his left wrist, followed by an examination by the team’s hand specialist, Dr. John Fernandez. Initially diagnosed with a left wrist sprain, the MRI confirmed that he sustained a non-displaced scaphoid fracture in his left wrist. As a result of the injury, Blakeney will miss the remainder of the season. Blakeney incurred the injury in Chicago’s game at New York on Monday night. A two-way player who split time this season between…

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Bulls Warned By NBA About Resting Veterans

Bulls Warned By NBA About Resting Veterans

The NBA issued a warning to Chicago Bulls about their practice of resting healthy veterans. The Bulls have sat players like Robin Lopez and Justin Holiday as they rebuild. Chicago now plans on playing Lopez and Holiday regularly. Full article @ Bulls Warned By NBA About Resting Veterans Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Bulls Plan On Discussing Extension With Bobby Portis

Bulls Plan On Discussing Extension With Bobby Portis

Bobby Portis will be eligible for a contract extension this offseason and the Chicago Bulls plan to engage him on negotiations. Portis will make $2.49 million next season in the final year of his rookie contract. If the Bulls and Portis are unable to agree upon an extension, he will become a restricted free agent in 2019. Portis has averaged 17.1 points and 7.4 rebounds while shooting 47 percent and 39 percent from 3-point range since the Bulls traded Nikola…

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