Aaron Brooks returning to the Bulls (3:36)
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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.

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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)

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.

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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)

Butler staying in Chicago (0:30)

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.

Mike Dunleavy staying in Chicago (2:00)
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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

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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.

Athletes as fans: Jimmy Butler (0:31)
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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)

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."

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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."

2014-15 Team Stats

Points Per Game100.815th
Rebounds Per Game45.73rd
Assists Per Game21.714th
Points Allowed97.89th

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