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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Grizzlies Holding Trade Talks With Multiple Teams On No. 4 Pick

Grizzlies Holding Trade Talks With Multiple Teams On No. 4 Pick

The Memphis Grizzlies are holding trade talks with several teams concerning the No. 4 overall pick and Chandler Parsons. Parsons’ contract is considered an albatross due to his ongoing knee issues. Parsons is owed $49.2 million over the next two seasons. The Grizzlies would like to trade back rather than trading out of the lottery altogether. The Dallas Mavericks, Orlando Magic, Chicago Bulls, New York Knicks, Denver Nuggets, Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Clippers have each showed varying degrees of…

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Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine Could Command Max Offer Sheets In RFA

Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine Could Command Max Offer Sheets In RFA

Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine are expected to be two of the top restricted free agents on the open market this offseason. The Orlando Magic and Chicago Bulls are widely expected to keep Gordon and LaVine respectively. “I think both teams are aware that they need to go to a max number for them. The question will be are they going to go get a sheet? The sentiment I’ve gotten from both teams is (that they’ll match a max offer…

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Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine Expected To Remain With Current Teams As RFAs

Aaron Gordon, Zach LaVine Expected To Remain With Current Teams As RFAs

Aaron Gordon and Zach LaVine are expected to be two of the top restricted free agents on the open market this offseason. The Orlando Magic and Chicago Bulls are widely expected to keep Gordon and LaVine respectively. “I think both teams are aware that they need to go to a max number for them. The question will be are they going to go get a sheet? The sentiment I’ve gotten from both teams is (that they’ll match a max offer…

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Bulls Deny Skipping NBA Global Camp Due To $10k Fee

Bulls Deny Skipping NBA Global Camp Due To $10k Fee

The NBA’s first league-hosted Global Camp featured 29 out of 30 teams with the Chicago Bulls being the lone absentee. The league took over hosting duties from Adidas, who ran the camp from 2003 until 2017. Camp officials told ESPN that the Bulls declined to participate due to a $10,000 fee charged to every team to subsidize expenses. The Bulls denied skipping the camp due to the fee. “We made a decision not to attend the Treviso camp given our…

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Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team

Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team

Ben Simmons and Donovan Mitchell headline the 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie Teams as unanimous selections. Jayson Tatum nearly was a unanimous selection as well, earning 99 out of 100 First Team Votes. Kyle Kuzma and Lauri Markkanen round out the First Team. 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie First TeamDonovan MitchellBen SimmonsJayson TatumKyle KuzmaLauri Markkanen 2017-18 NBA All-Rookie Second TeamDennis Smith Jr.Lonzo BallJohn CollinsBogdan BogdanovicJosh Jackson Full article @ Simmons, Mitchell, Tatum, Kuzma, Markkanen On 2018 NBA All-Rookie Team Source: RealGM…

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Paul Zipser Undergoes Surgery On Broken Left Foot

Paul Zipser Undergoes Surgery On Broken Left Foot

Paul Zipser has had surgery to repair a broken left foot. The Bulls said Friday the operation was performed in his native Germany, but gave no timetable for his recovery. Zipser averaged 4.0 points in 54 appearances before sitting out the final nine games last season. Full article @ Paul Zipser Undergoes Surgery On Broken Left Foot Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Suns Win 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, Kings At No. 2, Hawks At No. 3

Suns Win 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, Kings At No. 2, Hawks At No. 3

The Phoenix Suns have won the 2018 NBA Draft Lottery while the Sacramento Kings moved up to No. 2 and the Atlanta Hawks will select at No. 3. 1. Phoenix Suns2. Sacramento Kings3. Atlanta Hawks4. Memphis Grizzlies5. Dallas Mavericks6. Orlando Magic7. Chicago Bulls8. Cleveland Cavaliers (from Nets)9. New York Knicks10. Philadelphia 76ers (from Lakers)11. Charlotte Hornets12. Los Angeles Clippers (from Pistons)13. Los Angeles Clippers14. Denver Nuggets Full article @ Suns Win 2018 NBA Draft Lottery, Kings At No….

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