Chicago Bulls Remain Busy: C.J. Watson to The Windy City

July 20th, 2010 by Ed Leiser Leave a reply »
The Chicago Bulls have added another significant player in their quest to move up in the Eastern Conference.

It's no secret at this point that the Bulls tried to acquire more superstar talent—LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, and Chris Bosh were all available (they were, right?)—but their failure to land any of the "Big Three" has presented a nice problem for the Bulls.

They had too much money to spend this offseason.

They continued to spend, and have come to terms with point guard C.J. Watson in a sign-and-trade with the Golden State Warriors.

Watson, 26, averaged 10.3 ppg last season in a Warriors uniform, along with 2.8 apg and 1.8 spg. 

He will become the primary backup to point guard Derrick Rose on the 2010 Bulls' roster—a position the Bulls were in dire need of filling with the departure of longtime Bull Kirk Hinrich and the uncertainty involving free agent Flip Murray.

Watson might not be a former member of the Utah Jazz (unlike new teammates Carlos Boozer, Kyle Korver, and Ronnie Brewer), but he will be a welcome addition in Chicago. 

The Bulls have quiet ...

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