Posts tagged "free agent"

Wade, The Bulls And Three Concerns

Wade, The Bulls And Three Concerns
The NBA landscape continues its trend of dramatic shifts, and today, the Bulls were right in the center of it. After agreeing to terms on a two-year, $28 million deal with free agent point guard Rajon Rondo, the Bulls have done the unthinkable. Somehow, general manager Gar Forman concocted a sales pitch that convinced Dwyane... Read more »

The Bulls' Interest In Wade And Rondo Makes No Sense

The Bulls' Interest In Wade And Rondo Makes No Sense
Day one of free agency is done, and thus far, it’s brought upon the exit of Joakim Noah and E’Twaun Moore, further speculation of Pau Gasol’s new destination, and bizarre reports suggesting that the Bulls have interests in signing one of Dwyane Wade and Rajon Rondo. A dominant ball handler, lapsing defensive effort and without... Read more »

Bulls Lose Noah, Moore

Bulls Lose Noah, Moore
Even before free agency had begun, it had long been established that Joakim Noah would not be returning to Chicago. That was confirmed today, with the center finalizing terms with the New York Knicks. Noah will join the Knicks on a 4-year, $72 million deal, all of which will be fully guaranteed. As expected, the... Read more »
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Why Wait For 2017?

Why Wait For 2017?
Free agency has begun, but thus far, the only activity involving the Chicago Bulls are reports of current players being courted by opposition teams. This was to be expected. As reported by K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Bulls planned to play it coy in the upcoming free agency period, with eyes firmly set... Read more »

Bulls Cap Position Ahead Of Free Agency

Bulls Cap Position Ahead Of Free Agency
Who’s ready for the mayhem that is NBA free agency? Truthfully, I’m not sure if anyone is fully prepared. Due to the salary cap rising from $70 million in 2015-16 to $94 million in 2016-17, the contract numbers players will receive will be unprecedented, as will the fiery opinions once the signing of massive offer... Read more »

Think Percentages, Not Free Agent Dollars

Think Percentages, Not Free Agent Dollars
By now, we’ve all heard about the pending boom that will see the NBA’s salary cap soar. Currently, all team’s league-wide are operating within a salary cap of $70 million. Thanks to an exorbitant TV deal that is set to benefit all involved with game, the cap is going to change in a big way.... Read more »
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Spare a thought for Vince Carter

So rumors are abound that the Phoenix Suns may buy out Vince Carter this season.  At age 34, without a ring but plenty of money in the bank, Carter’s the type of player who will have to decide if he can find one last decent contract (maybe he could get a 2 year MLE deal),... Read more »

Is Acie Law a keeper?

If you think back to the post-dynasty era, the Bulls had a lot of different scrubs come in, some of them played well over small stretches, especially while we were losing, giving us quite a bit of excitement and hope that they could become players.   Heck, Jannero Pargo was one such player. Enter Acie... Read more »

Ben Gordon making a documentary?

Hoopsworld had some notes about Gordon with a bunch of the same quotes that Gordon will likely give every time he’s asked about the bulls for the next year.  It’s a business, the Bulls weren’t interested, he understands, etc..   However, it did have one very interesting note.  Ben Gordon is finishing up a documentary. So... Read more »
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Gordon rumors around the web

First, DraftExpress reports the Pistons are interested in freeing up cap space to make a run at muliple FAs with Gordon being one of them. Enter the Oklahoma City Thunder. They are reportedly high on B.J. Mullens (as is Milwaukee), and likely would be able to nab him with the 15th pick. Considering how far... Read more »