…Because they might be better than the Celtics next year
Bulls have a deal in place that would move Kirk
Hinrich and the 17th pick to the Washington
Wizards, freeing up enough cap space to pursue two maximum-salary
players in this summer's free-agent market, sources with knowledge of
the Bulls' plans said Thursday.
It wasn't immediately clear what
Washington would send to Chicago in the trade.
The deal can't be
officially consummated until July 8, when the Wizards will have room
under the salary cap to absorb Hinrich's $9 million contract without
having to send back anything of similar value.
So they've got Derrick Rose, Joakim Noah and Luol Deng. Then they add 2 of the max guys… like, oh, maybe Chicago native Dwyane Wade and 5 time All Star PF Chris Bosh… and then they go nuts and dominate the East for like 5 years.
Meanwhile, all the New Orleans rumors are about them dumping Chris Paul and rebuilding.
Oh Thibs… you're a smart guy.