So the Jazz will keep Paul Millsap…

It’s official: The Utah Jazz have matched the offer sheet Paul Millsap signed with the Portland Trail Blazers. And what a hefty offer it was, worth $32 million over four years. This is yet another confirmation that Millsap is Utah’s future at the power forward position…and Carlos Boozer is their past. So of course it’s time for a fresh […]

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A little Summer League perspective

I love the NBA Summer League. It provides the perfect opportunity for rookies (and a handful of non-rookies) to pad their stats so the media and fans can get way too excited about contests that are slightly less meaningful than preseason games. Golden State’s Anthony Randolph “ravaged” the Bulls for 42 points while Chicago rookies James Johnson (21 points) […]

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Boozer-to-Bulls rumors heating up again

Carlos Boozer had a nice little chat with ESPN Radio 1000′s Tom Waddle and Marc Silverman today, during which he confirmed that the Jazz have agreed to trade him. When asked whether he might be shipped to Chi-town, Boozer said: “I definitely heard a little rumbling about it, whether it will go down or not. It’s […]

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Tim Thomas: Bought out

First the Bulls signed a backup combo guard. Then they re-signed their backup-backup point guard. And now they’ve reached a contract settlement with Tim “The Human Coffee Break” Thomas. Exciting times in the Windy City folks…banner number seven here we come! Okay. Sarcasm over. For now. Thomas had one year remaining on his contract at $6,466,600, which […]

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Lindsey Hunter: Re-signed

According to ESPN’s Marc Stein, the Bulls have reached terms with Lindsey Hunter: One-year for the vet’s minimum of $1.3 million. This is one of those Geico Insurance moves. You know, where a team pays for a player in the hopes they’ll never have to actually play them. Last season, Hunter appeared in 28 games […]

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Boozer-to-Bulls rumors cooling down

And I mean cooling way down. As in, it ain’t happening. Oh sure, technically speaking, anything could happen. The Bulls could trade for Boozer next week. MJ could come out of retirement. I could discover a chemical formula that transforms pure evil into delicious candy. A lot of things couldhappen. This one specific thing, barring circumstances unforeseen, will […]

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Boozer-to-Bulls rumors heating up

Now that the Bulls have backup guard insurance in the form of Jannero Pargo, Kirk Hinrich might have become more expendable than ever. And when I say “Kirk Hinrich,” I really mean “the bloated contract that Bulls management desperately wants to get rid of.” Let the trade rumors begin! ESPN.com’s Marc Stein reports: “Another major multi-team trade might […]

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Jannero Pargo: A Bull once again

It’s official: The Bulls and Jannero Pargo have agreed to a one-year deal worth $2 million. This is a nice pickup for the Bulls. Pargo is a solid backup guard who proved in New Orleans that he can come in off the bench and be a valuable contributor. He’s also a Chicago native who played for […]

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The numbers crunch

Some Bulls fans are wondering why the team hasn’t been aggressively pursuing free agents, particularly Ben Gordon, whom they lost to the Pistons. As always, the answer is all about money. As reported by Mike McGraw of the Daily Herald, the NBA finally released the new salary cap and luxury-tax threshold: “For the second time since the cap was instituted in 1984, […]

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Are the Bulls vying for Carlos Boozer?

Yes they are…according to Rumor Press: “Look for the Chicago Bulls to make a strong push for Carlos Boozer. Reports have indicated the Bulls are interested in trading for the Utah Jazz power forward and there is a lot of truth to it. General Manager Gar Forman has already had discussions with the Jazz about […]

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