Tag: kirk

Portland offers Millsap a four year deal

According to ESPN, the Blazers have signed Millsap to an offersheet.  Utah has seven days to match. The Portland Trail Blazers have offered Utah Jazz free agent Paul Millsap a four-year contract worth between $32 million and $36 million, according to league sources. The offer includes a hefty signing bonus that will make it difficult... Read more »

Bulls holding out for Jerryd Bayless in Boozer trade?

From Marc Stein’s twitter. CHI would insist on Bayless to replace Hinrich (and Gordon). POR not prepared to include Bayless. And … CHI would want to substitute TIM Thomas (who was pulled out of the Marion deal) for Tyrus Thomas. UTA not interested in Tim Thomas. Important clarification: CHI’s preference to switch TIM Thomas for... Read more »

More Boozer to Chicago rumors

Reported from the twitter account of 1280 The Zone, a Utah sports radio station. Source” tells me that Jazz R trying 4 a 3 way w/ Port and Chi to send Booze to CHI and PG Heinrich to Port so Blazers don’t offer Millsap First, I hate that news is now sent out via twitter.  ... Read more »

Would the Chicago Bulls trade for Carlos Boozer?

While this piece bleeds blind speculation, the concept of the Jazz dumping Boozer if they can agree to terms with Paul Millsap is straight forward enough.   The Bulls were named as a trade partner out of random guess more so than anything else.   However, here are a few trade ideas that could land Boozer in... Read more »

Interesting notes from "Ask Sam"

Sam Smith’s blog and mailbag are always must reads, so check out the full link.  However, here are a few of the notes I found most interesting. But you’d have to deal Kirk into someone’s cap space, and that was proving unlikely with Portland and Minnesota no longer that interested. Ben deserves our praise and... Read more »

Salary saving trade options for Hinrich are limited starting July 1st

If the Bulls want to stay under the luxury tax, which seems obvious given their history, then they have three options to save salary by trading Kirk Hinrich.    One of those options expires on July 1st. First, the Bulls could move Hinrich to a team underneath the salary cap.   Options are relatively limited here as... Read more »

Some Kirk Hinrich rumors are BS

This isn’t to say that Kirk Hinrich isn’t being traded.   However, sources close to me have confirmed that several recent rumors floated about the Hinrich situation are complete fabrications. The first is that Kirk Hinrich told friends that he expects to be traded to Portland.  Kirk said no such things to his friends.   Either... Read more »

Kirk telling friends he's going to Portland

Adrian Wojnarowski reports Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich is telling friends that he thinks he’ll be dealt to the Portland Trail Blazers, who have interest in pairing him with Brandon Roy. And just not to create another Kirk Hinrich post, I’ll throw this odd tidbit in there from a Blazers blog: Speaking of point guards….Jason... Read more »

Bulls willing to move Tyrus, Hinrich to Portland?

According to Mark Stein, the Bulls are willing to move Tyrus Thomas and that the Trailblazers are focusing in on Kirk Hinrich. Chicago, by all accounts, has been increasingly open in its willingness to move power forward Tyrus Thomas. Kirk Hinrich, meanwhile, is said to be prominent on Portland’s wish list given the Blazers’ growing... Read more »