Swingman Ronnie Brewer has signed a 3 year, $12.5 million deal with the Chicago Bulls.
According to Marc Spears:
Ronnie Brewer tells Y! Sports he turned down
Boston offer to sign 3-year, $12.5 million deal with Bulls. Big pro for
CHI was chance to start
"I got an opportunity
to start (in Chi). Both (Chi and Bos) are storied programs. It came
down to where I could excel more," Brewer told Y!.
Brewer says Celtics
offered similar $, but starting & re-joining Utah teammates Boozer,
Korver were main draw. Utah never made strong run.
Brewer said the luxury tax hampered
the Celtics as they tried to acquire
him in a sign-and-trade from the Memphis Grizzlies for Tony Allen.
Allen had previously decided to sign with the Grizzlies, in a similar
I can't blame the guy for wanting to start, but we'll see how important that is come May when the Celtics have eliminated the Bulls from the playoffs… again.
Yes, the Bulls have added some good pieces, but they are quickly becoming over-hyped.
As for Matt Barnes:
Couple new teams just jumped n2 the game, so I'm sorry 2 say ima have 2 get back 2 you. Ill let yall know something with in the nxt few days