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 Bulls privately had hoped the Kings would become enamored with Michael Porter Jr., dropping Bagley to a slot from which the Bulls could possibly trade up and acquire Bagley.
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Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap