Chicago Bulls: Why They Should Sign Shannon Brown

July 1st, 2011 by Sean O'Dowd Leave a reply »
The young, extremely athletic swingman Shannon Brown recently opted out of his deal with the Lakers, and will become a free agent whenever this lockout ends. And the Bulls need to pull out all the stops to get him.

Players like Monta Ellis, OJ Mayo, Courtney Lee and others have been mentioned time and time again as potential additions to the roster to fill the two-guard hole. Shannon Brown is a new name to the list of possible replacement two guards, but easily the most interesting.

Last year, Brown was the back-up to Kobe Bryant and obviously learned a great deal from one of the greatest of all time. In barely 19 minutes a game, he averaged nine points. While definitely not great numbers, he did play minimal minutes. If he played more minutes a game, Brown could contribute and become the difference maker the Bulls require. 

And in the end, the Bulls only need 12-15 points a game from the starting shooting guard to be competitive in the NBA finals. Brown was almost there in playing less than half of the game; if he was a starter Brown could hypothetically score as much as the Bulls need. 

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