Bulls Free Agency 2010: Chicago Should Give Shannon Brown Second Chance

July 22nd, 2010 by Brian Chappatta Leave a reply »
For the majority of Chicago Bulls fans who don't remember, once upon a time Shannon Brown played for the Bulls.

His tenure in Chicago was unremarkable, as he played in only six games and averaged 1.5 points per contest in 2007-2008. His next-highest statistic was turnovers at nearly one per game.

Of course, Brown is now a two-time NBA champion after playing with Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers for the past two seasons.

That's more rings than Tracy McGrady or Allen Iverson, two big name players still searching for a team.

McGrady has been linked with the Bulls as of late, but despite his past performance, Brown fits much better with the new-look Bulls.

Sure, Brown is still a bit of a raw talent. He averaged 8.1 points, 2.2 rebounds, and 1.3 assists per game last season, all of which were career highs.

However, he has the youth and athleticism this Bulls squad is looking for. Chicago is easily one of the youngest teams in the league, and adding the 24-year-old will only make the squad more energetic.

Brown may not be the fantastic three-point shooter the Bulls crave at the shooting guard positi ...

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