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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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Jarell Eddie Likely To Sign 10-Day Contract With Bulls

Jarell Eddie Likely To Sign 10-Day Contract With Bulls

Jarell Eddie is expected to sign a 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls. Eddie has been playing with the Windy City Bulls of the G League. Eddie was with the Bulls during preseason. Eddie appeared in two games this season with the Celtics. Eddie played briefly for the Wizards and Suns during the 16-17 season. Eddie went undrafted in 2014 out of Virginia Tech. Full article @ Jarell Eddie Likely To Sign 10-Day Contract With Bulls Source:…

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Bulls Waive Tony Allen

Bulls Waive Tony Allen

The Chicago Bulls have waived Tony Allen. Allen was acquired on February 1 in a trade with the New Orleans Pelicans. Chicago’s roster now stands at 16. Full article @ Bulls Waive Tony Allen Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Blazers Trade Noah Vonleh To Bulls, Drop Below Luxury Tax

Blazers Trade Noah Vonleh To Bulls, Drop Below Luxury Tax

The Portland Trail Blazers have traded Noah Vonleh and cash to the Chicago Bulls for the draft rights to Milovan Rakovic. The Blazers will get under the luxury tax with the move while also creating a roster spot. Vonleh will be a restricted free agent this offseason. Full article @ Blazers Trade Noah Vonleh To Bulls, Drop Below Luxury Tax Source: RealGM Basketball Wiretap

Pistons Acquire Jameer Nelson From Bulls For Willie Reed

Pistons Acquire Jameer Nelson From Bulls For Willie Reed

The Chicago Bulls have agreed to trade Jameer Nelson to the Detroit Pistons for Willie Reed. The Bulls will also be able to swap second round picks with the Pistons in 2022. Nelson will reunite with Stan Van Gundy. The Bulls acquired Nelson last week in the Nikola Mirotic trade. After Nelson was waived by the Nuggets in October, he signed a one-year deal with the Pelicans. Nelson averaged 5.1 points, 2.2 rebounds and 3.6 assists over 43 games this…

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Forbes Values Average NBA Franchise At $1.65 Billion

Forbes Values Average NBA Franchise At $1.65 Billion

The New York Knicks remain the NBA’s most valuable franchise for the third straight season, according to Forbes’ annual report. The Knicks are valued at $3.6 billion, which is an increase of nine percent from 2017. The Los Angeles Lakers rank second at $3.3 billion, an increase of 10 percent. The Golden State Warriors, Chicago Bulls and Boston Celtics round out the top-5. The average NBA franchise is now worth a record $1.65 billion, up 22% over last year, and…

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