The Chicago Bulls formally signed veteran heart Andre Drummond and re-signed athletic ahead Derrick Jones Jr. on Wednesday.
The Bulls didn’t disclose phrases of the offers, though each strikes beforehand have been reported as two-year, $6.6 million contracts with a participant choice in 12 months two. ESPN initially reported Drummond’s contract phrases, whereas The Athletic reported the phrases of Jones’ pact.
After opening the 2021-22 season with the 76ers, Drummond was dealt to the Brooklyn Nets together with Ben Simmons within the February deal that despatched James Harden and Paul Millsap to Philadelphia.
The 28-year-old veteran averaged 7.9 factors and 9.3 rebounds in a mixed 73 video games (36 begins) for Philadelphia and Brooklyn final season. In 718 profession NBA video games (630 begins), the two-time All-Star is averaging 13.8 factors and 13.3 rebounds.
He led the NBA in rebounding 4 occasions in a five-season span from 2015-16 to 2019-20.
Jones, 25, performed in 51 video games (eight begins) in his first season with Chicago in 2021-22 and averaged 5.6 factors, 3.3 rebounds and 17.6 minutes per sport.
Undrafted in 2016 out of UNLV, Jones has profession averages of 6.5 factors and three.4 rebounds in 280 video games (97 begins) with the Phoenix Suns, Miami Warmth, Portland Path Blazers and Chicago.
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