Chicago Jazz? Bulls Add Three Former Utah Jazz Players This Offseason

July 16th, 2010 by Frank Gasper Leave a reply »
Heading into the offseason, the Bulls, along with multiple other NBA teams, were looking to add at least one top-tier free agent. LeBron, Wade, or Bosh were the ones in mind. Those three, of course, decided to go play with each other in Miami.

The Heat signed Wade and Bosh first. Right when they did that, the Bulls knew they needed to go after one of the other big free agents right away. Not long after the Heat signed Wade and Bosh, Carlos Boozer signed a contract with the Bulls.

The Bulls have searched for a couple of years for an inside scorer. They have finally landed one in Boozer, who averaged 19.5 points on 56.2 percent shooting to go with 11.2 rebounds for Utah last season. Boozer spent the past six seasons with the Jazz. This is a major pick-up for the Bulls. It makes them so much more of a threat this season, and for seasons to come. After LeBron decided to play with the Heat, the Bulls, along with other teams, needed to add some of the mid-level free agents. The Bulls went after and signed guard/forward Kyle Korver. Last season, the Bulls ranked 28th in three-point percentage (33.0) and 29th in three-pointers made (352). Korver helps address both o ...

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