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Rip Hamilton: Upgrade or not?

According to K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, Rip Hamilton is expected to sign a two-year, $10 million deal with the Bulls later today, thus ending the team’s search for an upgrade at the shooting guard position. Coach Tom Thibodeau and Carlos Boozer are both fans of Hamilton. Former Bulls sharpshooter Steve Kerr thinks Rip will […]

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No moves so far…but plenty of reports and rumors

Jason Richardson is reportedly going to sign a four-year, $25 million contract with the Orlando Magic. So you can officially cross his name off the list of potential Bulls shooting guards. Apparently, J-Rich decided to go for money over winning. After all, Dwight Howard has demanded a trade. So unless Orlando pulls off an amazing trade […]

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Bulls target: Rip Hamilton

The Detroit Pistons are buying out Rip Hamilton’s contract. ESPNChicago, the Chicago Tribune, and the Detroit Free Press all agree: Hamilton will most likely end up signing with the Bulls. K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune writes: Terms of the buyout of Hamilton’s $12.6 million contract were not disclosed, but a league source said the […]

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More shooting guard search updates…

Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald wants to quash the Jamal Crawford-for-Ronnie Brewer trade rumor: “On rumored Jamal sign and trade, probably wishful thinking from Hawks/Jamal camp. Crawford is a Bulls candidate, but not trading Brewer for him.” The Bulls only have their $5 million mid-level exception to use…and it’s unlikely Crawford would sign for only $5 million a […]

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The ongoing saga of the shooting guard search

K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune writes: After meeting with Caron Butler on Monday and coach Tom Thibodeau personally calling Jason Richardson, Jamal Crawford and others, the Bulls currently have no more free-agent visits scheduled. The strategy appears to be to let the market come to them as they try to upgrade at shooting guard, […]

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Free agent update: Caron Butler and Vince Carter

Jeff Caplan of ESPNDallas writes: Caron Butler begins a busy week Monday with at least four visits lined up to teams interested in signing the Dallas Mavericks’ free-agent forward. Butler will visit with team officials from the Chicago Bulls on Monday morning, followed by trips to sit down with officials from the Los Angeles Clippers […]

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Bulls sign “injury insurance”

ESPNChicago’s Nick Friedell writes: “As expected, the Chicago Bulls signed guards John Lucas III and Jannero Pargo on Sunday, and both players practiced. The pair are expected to provide injury insurance and depth in practices.” I’m sure Brian Scalabrine and Rasual Butler are relieved to know their Gatorade-and-towel handing out duties have been effectively cut in […]

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