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The Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards have reportedly engaged in exploratory trade discussions centered on sending Luol Deng in exchange for the No. 3 pick on Thursday and Emeka Okafor. According to Marc Stein of ESPN.com: Sources close to the situation told ESPN.com that the Chicago Bulls, in their latest attempt to gauge the trade value of All-Star swingman Luol Deng, have had exploratory discussions with Washington about a deal that would land Deng with the Wizards and bring the No. 3 pick in Thursday’s draft to the Bulls. The most likely trade construction, if talks were to progress to the serious stage, would send Deng to the Wizards for the No. 3 pick and center Emeka Okafor, who would have to formally opt into his contract for next season ($14.5 million) this week for the trade to go through.
BEST OF MAXIM
The Chicago Bulls have begun contract extension talks with Luol Deng.
Deng has one season and $14.3 million remaining on his contract.
Deng's agent had talks with the Bulls after their elimination from the playoffs and plan on resuming discussions in the near future.
The Bulls are conscious of how their roster will be constructed in relation to the luxury tax.
According to a report, the Chicago Bulls are discussing a deal that would send Luol Deng to the Washington Wizards for the No. 3 pick in Thursday's NBA draft.
Rumors swirl that the Chicago Bulls are exploring trade options with the Cleveland Cavaliers and Washington Wizards involving Luol Deng. The talks with the Wizards centered around Emeka Okafor and their #3 pick, while the deal with the Cavs was centered around the #1 overall pick. Multiple sources have said they don’t expect either [...]
The Chicago Bulls and Washington Wizards have held discussions on a trade of Luol Deng for the No. 3 overall pick.
The Wizards would likely need to include Emeka Okafor, who would have to formally opt into his contract for next season for the trade to go trhough.
The Cleveland Cavaliers also have interest in Deng, according to sources.
The Bulls are trying to gauge the trade value of Deng.
Despite all the Derrick Rose drama of “will he or won’t he play this year,” the Chicago Bulls did rather well for themselves relying on a collective effort to fill the void left by Rose. With their superstar returning for next season, the Bulls are a couple of minor acquisitions away from once again being a title contender.
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2012-13 Season Summary...
The Cleveland Cavaliers are one of two teams who are reportedly expressing high levels of interest in Chicago Bulls small forward Luol Deng.
ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Cavaliers join the Washington Wizards as teams who could potentially acquire the All-Star small forward. The Wizards, owner of the No. 3 pick, would reportedly have to move it to Chicago along with center...
The NBA finals are over and the NBA Draft is just in a couple of days away. Check out the latest NBA draft buzz below.
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Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department spokesman Steve Whitmore says the altercation occurred about 6:30 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot of Nobu restaurant on the Malibu shoreline.
Whitmore says there was an argument...
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Fizer is hoping that his physicality and Christian faith will give him a place with the Warriors as a veteran forward.
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Pippen came in voluntarily to a substation after he was named as a suspect in an investigation of an assault with intent to commit great bodily injury, Los Angeles County sheriff's officials...
New details have emerged regarding the weekend altercation between
former Chicago Bulls star Scottie Pippen and an autograph-seeker.