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ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Bulls are signing center Kyrylo Fesenko to a non-guaranteed contract and he will join the team for training camp starting next week.
One small problem: the Bulls are hard-capped for the entirety of the season at $74 million, and are currently so close to the cap that they cannot even expend enough to add a player at the veteran’s minimum.
Fortunately, the Bulls have a loophole they can exploit. The minimum goes down over the course of the season. Players signed to a mid-season minimum deals earn the same amount of money per game, but the total amount of money in the deal goes down as the number of games does.
Basically, if the Bulls wait until the end of November, they can sign Fesenko to the prorated minimum and just barely fit him under the hard cap. So that’s what’s going on. The Bulls will “cut” Fesenko after training camp and then bring him back when they have enough room to officially do so.
It’s hard to say right now exactly where Fesenko fi...
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The best rebounder in the NBA appears to be headed to the Chicago Bulls. Settle down. Dwight Howard, who led the league with 14.5 rebounds per game last season, is still a member of the Los Angeles Lakers. The man who is set to join the Bulls is Kyrylo Fesenko, the 25-year-old Unkrainian center who led the league last season with a 27.3 rebounding percentage. Granted, Fesenko only...
Chicago bulls legend Michael Jordan surprised his former Bulls wingman, Scottie Pippen at his 47th birthday party.
The fiesta was planned by Scottie’s wife Larsa, and some of the guests included; Bulls team president Michael Reinsdorf, Jordan’s fiancee, Yvette, former NBA player Antoine Walker, new Bulls player Nazr Mohammed, “World Wide Wes” and Ahmad Rashad to name...
ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Bulls are signing center Kyrylo Fesenko to a non-guaranteed contract and he will join the team for training camp starting next week. One small problem: the Bulls are hard-capped for the entirety of the season at $74 million, and are currently so close to the cap that they cannot even [...]
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Yeah, that big dude from Utah.
7’1 300lbs to be exact. But expect some shuffling around with his 1yr contract, because of cap space issues, Chicago may have to cut him and then resign him in November. Either way, expect him to be on the bench as a backup, backup.
This past Monday night a grand affair took place at Sunda, a Chicago area restaurant, as Scottie Pippen’s wife Larsa threw her husband a 47th birthday party. Many celbrities and atheletes were in attendance, includign former NBAer Antoine Walker (who was probably bussing tables), golfer Ben Crenshaw, Bulls center Nazr Mohammed, Ahmad Rashad, and team president Michael Reinsdorf...
Basketball uber God, Michael Jordan was spotted with his former Bulls wingman, Scottie Pippen at Sunda for Pip’s 47th birthday shindig on Monday. Planned by Scottie’s wife Larsa, guest included; Bulls team president Michael Reinsdorf, Jordan’s fiancee, Yvette, former NBA player Antoine Walker, new Bulls player Nazr Mohammed, “World Wide Wes” and Ahmad Rashad to [...]
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Kyrylo Fesenko will sign a non-guaranteed veteran's minimum with the Bulls.
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