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Wendell Carter Jr. Out 8-12 Weeks With Thumb Surgery

Wendell Carter Jr. Out 8-12 Weeks With Thumb Surgery

Wendell Carter Jr. sustained a left thumb injury in the game at the Los Angeles Lakers on Jan. 15. A MRI was performed the next day in Los Angeles, with the initial diagnosis of an acute on chronic thumb sprain. He was examined today by Bulls hand specialists, Drs. John Fernandez and Mark Cohen. Repeat physical examination, testing under live fluoroscopic XR, and review of all tests determined the extent of the thumb injury and associated instability. Surgery is recommended…

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Kris Dunn, Robin Lopez Exchange Words At Practice

Kris Dunn, Robin Lopez Exchange Words At Practice

Robin Lopez and Kris Dunn exchanged words during the Chicago Bulls’ practice on Monday in Santa Monica. Lopez made an aggressive play on Dunn before the argument. Lopez left practice for 15 minutes to cool off before returning. Chicago is on a seven-game losing streak. “We had a very, very competitive practice,” Boylen said. “I felt like we had some guys who are sick of not winning games.” Boylen said Lopez told him his discontent stems from not playing as…

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Bulls Not Interested In Buying Out Robin Lopez

Bulls Not Interested In Buying Out Robin Lopez

The Chicago Bulls are refusing to negotiate a buyout agreement with Robin Lopez, preferring to trade him for an asset. Lopez’s representatives have been working to reach a buyout agreement with the team since December, though Lopez has yet to personally approach the Bulls. “I’m not heavily involved in [buyout talks] because I try to stay focused in on the day-to-day. My [agent] keeps me informed of the bigger bullet points, abreast of the more important news,” said Lopez. Lopez…

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Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter And Jabari Parker

Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter And Jabari Parker

The New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls recently discussed a potential trade centered around Enes Kanter and Jabari Parker. Trade talks hit a snag as the Bulls and Knicks looked for a third team to take Kanter. The Kings were mentioned as a possible candidate to make the trade work. Kanter has been the subject of recent trade rumors, including one to the Kings for Zach Randolph. Full article @ Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter And…

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Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter, Jabari Parker

Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter, Jabari Parker

The New York Knicks and Chicago Bulls recently discussed a potential trade centered around Enes Kanter and Jabari Parker. Trade talks hit a snag as the Bulls and Knicks looked for a third team to take Kanter. The Kings were mentioned as a possible candidate to make the trade work. Kanter has been the subject of recent trade rumors, including one to the Kings for Zach Randolph. Full article @ Knicks, Bulls Explore Trade Involving Enes Kanter, Jabari…

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Jim Boylen To Coach Bulls Through 2020, Receives Pay Increase

Jim Boylen To Coach Bulls Through 2020, Receives Pay Increase

Jim Boylen has agreed to a contract extension with the Chicago Bulls through the 2019-2020 season. The deal also comes with an increase in salary. Boylen was slated to make just over $800,000 for the rest of this season. The Bulls are currently paying out the remainder of Fred Hoiberg’s $5 million-per-year deal through next season. Full article @ Jim Boylen To Coach Bulls Through 2020, Receives Pay Increase Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Rockets Trade Michael Carter-Williams To Bulls

Rockets Trade Michael Carter-Williams To Bulls

The Houston Rockets have agreed to trade Michael Carter-Williams and cash to the Chicago Bulls. Chicago will send a conditional second round pick to complete the deal. The deal gives the Rockets cap flexibility as Carter-Williams’ deal for the season became guaranteed if he remained on their roster at the end of Monday. The Bulls will waive Carter-Williams. Full article @ Rockets Trade Michael Carter-Williams To Bulls Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Bulls Waive Cam Payne, Want To Find New Destination For MarShon Brooks

Bulls Waive Cam Payne, Want To Find New Destination For MarShon Brooks

The Chicago Bulls have waived Cameron Payne to make roster room following their trade for MarShon Brooks and Wayne Selden. Payne averaged 5.7 points in 31 games with the Bulls this season. The Bulls are also working to find a new team for MarShon Brooks. According to Shams Charania, the Bulls neither plan on having Brooks report to the team or to waive him. Full article @ Bulls Waive Cam Payne, Want To Find New Destination For MarShon…

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Bulls Trade Justin Holiday To Grizzlies For Marshon Brooks, Wayne Selden, Two 2nd Round Picks

Bulls Trade Justin Holiday To Grizzlies For Marshon Brooks, Wayne Selden, Two 2nd Round Picks

The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade Justin Holiday to the Memphis Grizzlies for Marshon Brooks, Wayne Selden and two second round picks. Memphis will send their own second round picks in 2019 and 2020. Full article @ Bulls Trade Justin Holiday To Grizzlies For Marshon Brooks, Wayne Selden, Two 2nd Round Picks Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Jabari Parker Blames Benching On Direction Of Bulls' Organization

Jabari Parker Blames Benching On Direction Of Bulls' Organization

Jabari Parker said he doesn’t blame his demotion from the starting lineup on Jim Boylen, stating that there are larger issues within the Chicago Bulls organization at play. “It’s bigger than Jim. I think it’s the overall organization and the direction they’re going. I’ve done everything that’s been asked of me. I didn’t complain. I never had an argument or confrontation with anybody. I’ve done what I do,” said Parker. He added that “I kept my end of the bargain”….

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