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Bulls Rescind Qualifying Offer To David Nwaba

Bulls Rescind Qualifying Offer To David Nwaba

The Chicago Bulls have rescinded their qualifying offer to David Nwaba. Nwaba will become an unrestricted free agent. The Bulls are on the cusp of either signing a wing or absorbing a bad contract with an asset attached. The Bulls now have 12 guaranteed contracts, a non-guaranteed Paul Zipser deal that will be waived and a qualifying offer to Ryan Arcidiacono to make them restricted free agents. Nwaba averaged 7.9 points and 4.7 rebounds in 70 games last season, including…

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Bulls Waive Sean Kilpatrick

Bulls Waive Sean Kilpatrick

The Chicago Bulls have waived guard Sean Kilpatrick. During his time with Chicago, Kilpatrick (6-4, 210) appeared in nine games and averaged 15.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 1.4 assists, 0.70 steals in 23.8 minutes per game. He shot .439 from the field, .396 from long range and .813 from the foul line. Kilpatrick originally signed with Chicago as a free agent on March 26, 2018. Full article @ Bulls Waive Sean Kilpatrick Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Hornets, Magic, Bulls Agree Upon Three-Team Trade

Hornets, Magic, Bulls Agree Upon Three-Team Trade

The Charlotte Hornets, Chicago Bulls and Orlando Magic have agreed upon a three-team trade. The Hornets will trade Timofey Mozgov to the Magic and Julyan Stone to the Bulls. Bismack Biyombo will be moved from the Magic to the Hornets. Biyombo began his career with Charlotte. Orlando will also acquire Jerian Grant. The Hornets acquired Mozgov in the Dwight Howard trade. If Chicago waives Stone, the trade clears Grant and creates a $2.6 million trade exception, according to Albert Nahmad….

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Bulls Match Zach LaVine's Four-Year, $80M Offer Sheet With Kings

Bulls Match Zach LaVine's Four-Year, $80M Offer Sheet With Kings

The Chicago Bulls have matched a four-year, $80 million offer sheet Zach LaVine signed with the Sacramento Kings. The Bulls had 48 hours to match but did so almost immediately. LaVine was one of the top free agents on the market. LaVine averaged 16.7 points and 3.9 rebounds in 24 games for Chicago last season after recovering from a torn ACL. The Bulls acquired LaVine from the Minnesota Timberwolves in the 2017 Jimmy Butler trade. Full article @…

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Kings Serious About Signing Zach LaVine To Offer Sheet

Kings Serious About Signing Zach LaVine To Offer Sheet

With few teams possessing cap space and many of them seeking to use it to take on bad contract, the restricted free agents are finding a limited market for them. Zach LaVine, however, could receive enough interest from the Sacramento Kings to get the kind of offer sheet he’s seeking. The Chicago Bulls would have matching rights on any offer sheet LaVine signs with a rival team. “The restricted free agent market is just decimated,” said Adrian Wojnarowski. “I don’t…

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Hawks, Bulls, Kings Preparing To Use Cap Space For Trades Of Bad Contracts

Hawks, Bulls, Kings Preparing To Use Cap Space For Trades Of Bad Contracts

The Atlanta Hawks, Chicago Bulls and Sacramento Kings have signaled they plan on using their prized cap space to take on bad salary and extra draft picks. Teams could be looking to decrease their luxury tax bill or to create cap space. The decision from the Kings is interesting considering they don’t own their first round draft pick this season as part of their trade with the Philadelphia 76ers. The Hawks and Bulls are embarking on multi-year rebuilds. …

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Bulls Hope To Re-Sign Zach LaVine At $14M-$16M Per Season

Bulls Hope To Re-Sign Zach LaVine At $14M-$16M Per Season

Zach LaVine will be a restricted free agent in a market without many teams possessing cap space. The Bulls reportedly would prefer to re-sign LaVine at a number close to $14 million to $16 million per season. If LaVine signs an offer sheet at $20 million or more per season, the Bulls will have a more difficult decision. The Bulls acquired LaVine a year ago from the Wolves in the Jimmy Butler trade. Full article @ Bulls Hope…

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Bulls Had Interest In Trading Up For Marvin Bagley III, Jaren Jackson

Bulls Had Interest In Trading Up For Marvin Bagley III, Jaren Jackson

The Chicago Bulls stayed at No. 7 in the 2018 NBA Draft and selected Wendell Carter Jr. But the Bulls tried to trade up for Marvin Bagley III and Jaren Jackson. Sources say the Bulls’ efforts never got close. The Bulls did discuss trades with both the Atlanta Hawks at No. 3 and Memphis Grizzlies at No. 4. The Bulls didn’t want to sacrifice future first round picks to move up, or take on the contract of Chandler Parsons. The…

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2018 NBA Draft: Full Results

2018 NBA Draft: Full Results

The 2018 NBA Draft is underway in Brooklyn. 1. Phoenix Suns: Deandre Ayton 2. Sacramento Kings: Marvin Bagley 3. Dallas Mavericks (via Atlanta): Luka Doncic 4. Memphis Grizzlies: Jaren Jackson Jr. 5. Atlanta Hawks (via Dallas): Trae Young 6. Orlando Magic: Mohamed Bamba 7. Chicago Bulls: Wendell Carter Jr. 8. Cleveland Cavaliers (from Brooklyn): Collin Sexton 9. New York Knicks: Kevin Knox 10. Phoenix Suns (via Philadelphia): Mikal Bridges 11. Los Angeles Clippers (from Charlotte: Shai Gilgeous-Alexander 12. Charlotte Hornets…

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