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4 days after the Bulls decided to decline C.J. Watson’s $3.2 million option, D.Rose’s former back-up has found a new home with another Chicago native point-guard, Deron Williams in Brooklyn. Watson signed a 2-year (year 2 is a player option) veteran minimum deal with the Brooklyn Nets on Saturday after clearing waivers on Friday, according to Alex Kennedy of HOOPSWORLD. The former bench mob floor general confirmed via Twitter with an Instagram photo that simply said:”Hello Brooklyn!”. Congratulations and best of luck to C.J. Waaaaaaaatson!
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The Brooklyn Nets and free-agent guard C.J. Watson have agreed to a contract.
Nets general manager Billy King announced the deal on Saturday night.
Watson appeared in 49 games for Chicago last season, making 25 starts. He averaged 9.7 points and a career-high 4.1 assists in 23.7 minutes. As a starter, Watson posted averages of 11.3 points and 4.6 assists in 29.2 minutes per game...
We'll quickly chronicle the dismantling of the Bench Mob as each of the departed find a new home. We'll keep close eyes on Ronnie Brewer and John Lucas III to see where they go. But this article is devoted to C.J. Watson, the Bulls' back-up PG from 2010-2012.Around 11:30 p.m. EST tonight, we got a tip from a source stating that C.J. Watson will find a new franchise quickly...
C.J. Watson received more lucrative offers from two other teams.
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With Derrick Rose nursing a torn ACL, the Bulls look to be renovating their roster a little bit.
The Bulls are reportedly shopping Richard Hamilton and his expiring contract, which is worth $5 million this upcoming season and a $5 million team option for the season after that. That means any team that wanted Rip for this season only could simply not pick up the option after this...
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This was brought to my attention earlier today. It is a possibility that the Chicago Bulls could make a huge splash in free agency within the coming days. The Bulls have said to be targeting UFA O.J. Mayo. With that news I became very happy at that moment. If that is the case, it seems like the Bulls may not match the offer sheet for Omer Asik, reported roughly of 3 yrs/25 million...
Deron Williams chatted with the media about being excited about playing with Joe Johnson, how important it is for the Nets to do well this year, and Brooklyn having a nice core of four players.
The Bulls traded Kyle Korver to the Atlanta Hawks, putting them one step closer to bringing back veteran guard Kirk Hinrich, the Chicago Tribune reported. The Bulls had talks with Portland and Minnesota break down but wanted to move Korver to avoid paying a $500,000 buyout that would have been triggered Sunday, the deadline for the team to decline a $5 million option on Korver...
According to KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Bulls have traded Kyle Korver to the Atlanta Hawks. Could be a sign-and-trade deal with Kirk Hinrich which would free up the Mini Mid-Level Exception. Chicago had planned to use the MMLE on Hinrich, and if a sign-and-trade is used, it will give them the ability to use it on another free agent. Either way, Bulls wanted...
The Chicago Bulls have traded Kyle Korver to the Hawks via Minnesota a source confirms.The Tribune reported the rumored proposal earlier in this realease: "Pending a passed physical, the Chicago Bulls have traded Kyle Korver to the Atlanta Hawks via the Minnesota Timberwolves in a move that saves them $500,000 and nets what is expected to be a second-round pick from the Timberwolves...
Richard Hamilton averaged 11.6 points on 45.2 percent shooting for Chicago during the 2011-12 season.
Will the Chicago Bulls lineup have less “hot sauce” and more sour cream next season? It was expected that sharpshooter Kyle Korver would be dealt out of Chicago this year.
Pending a physical, the Bulls traded two guard Kyle Korver to the Atlanta Hawks Friday, according to the Chicago Tribune’s K.C. Johnson.
The Trib scribe reports that the trade “is via Minnesota into Atlanta’s...
Luol Deng sat down with Ask Men UK at Footlocker’s House of Hoops and named the most exciting basketball players to watch in the upcoming London Olympics.
Photo’s from Deng’s visit to House of Hoops: