The Bulls have signed first-round draft pick Bobby Portis and added Randy Brown and Charlie Henry as assistants to new coach Fred Hoiberg.
Bulls sign Bobby Portis
Chicago's first-round draft pick, 22nd overall, has signed with the Bulls, the team announced today. Portis was voted SEC Player of the Year last year and played two years with the University of Arkansas.
Aaron Brooks headed back to Chicago
Sources told ESPN that Brooks and the Bulls agreed to terms on a new one-year deal that the veteran guard will be able to sign as early as Thursday. (via ESPN's Marc Stein)
Free agent guard Aaron Brooks is headed back to the Chicago Bulls, according to league sources.
Cavs seen as the Beast in the East
Behind the Cavaliers are the Bulls and Hawks, who are trying to break through and snap LeBron James' streak of 5 consecutive Finals appearances.
New Bulls coach Fred Hoiberg took a break from workouts to hit U.S. Cellular Field on Monday ahead of his squad's departure for Las Vegas summer play.
Chicago, a team now rife with questions, will have to overcome more than just a more formidable Cavs team to get to the NBA Finals next season.
Free-agent wings stay put with Bulls
Kevin Pelton congratulates the Chicago Bulls for maintaining stability with their starting wings. They kept Jimmy Butler with a max contract and also re-signed Mike Dunleavy, though he likely will come off the bench toward the end of his deal. Pelton's first-day analysis (Insider)
Jimmy Butler, Kawhi Leonard and Goran Dragic all took five-year deals with player options after four seasons in favor of higher risk-reward contracts.
Did the Bulls make the right moves on Wednesday by re-signing Jimmy Butler and Mike Dunleavy?
Jimmy Butler, Bulls agree on 5-year deal
The deal is worth $90M, sources tell ESPN's Brian Windhorst. Butler will have a player option for the fifth year of the deal, but the contract assures he will be in Chicago through the 2019-20 season.
The Chicago Bulls have agreed to a five-year, $90 million maximum contract with free-agent guard Jimmy Butler, sources said.
Grantland: What will Jimmy Butler do?
Jimmy Butler can accept his fully guaranteed five-year qualifying offer from the Bulls, or go elsewhere for at least three years. His other option is a one-year qualifying offer in Chicago. Zach Lowe: Eight NBA free-agency questions
From the bargains to the reaches and everything in between, Kevin Pelton breaks down the deals from a busy first day of NBA free agency.
The Bulls have reached a verbal agreement with veteran forward Mike Dunleavy on a new three-year, $15 million contract, according to league sources.
Mike Dunleavy, Bulls closing in on deal
The deal would be worth 3 years, $15M, league sources tell ESPN's Marc Stein. "He likes the familiarity of the situation and the franchise has been good to him," a source told ESPN's Jeff Goodman.
CBA aids Bulls' efforts to resign Butler
The CBA allows the Chicago Bulls to extend what is known as a maximum qualifying offer to Jimmy Butler, which makes it easier for the Bulls to match other offers, writes Amin Elhassan. Free-agent Big Board 2.0 (Insider)
The Bulls have always had full confidence in retaining restricted free agent Jimmy Butler this offseason, writes Nick Friedell.
Why are the Cavs pursuing Dunleavy?
While ESPN's Kevin Pelton says it's likely Mike Dunleavy returns to Chicago, the Cavs are making a play because he could "slot into that James Jones role -- someone who can knock down open 3-pointers."
Bulls Plan To Match Offers For Butler
Coming off a career year, Jimmy Butler is one of the top RFA's in the NBA. Will the Bulls be able to keep him in Chicago for the long-term? 5-on-5: Free agency preview
Butler cancels other meetings
Chances that Jimmy Butler plays anywhere but Chicago? Says Chris Broussard: "None, really."
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