Posts tagged "portland"

Bulls want more than Boozer if they include Tyrus?

According to a John Hollinger chat Jim (Cambridge)What’s holding up Hinrich-Thomas-Boozer-Blazers? Seems like a win-win-win, and gives the Bulls even more cap space in 2010… John Hollinger (3:57 PM)Bulls want something extra from Portland if they’re going to include Tyrus Thomas, but Blazers don’t want to part with their prospects This is the trade that... Read more »

Carlos Boozer deal dead?

According to Chris Brousard on a sportscenter update, Kevin Pritchard has quashed the deal. ESPN The Magazine’s Chris Broussard shot down the story during a SportsCenter broadcast. Broussard quoted Pritchard as saying the deal is “not going to happen,” despite his team’s strong desire to bring to trade for Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich. Well the... 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 »
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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 »

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 »
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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 »