While the Chicago Bulls continue their rebuild, the roster has made steady improvements. However, the front office still has tough decisions to make, including what players to keep and who might be valuable trade assets.
The 2018-19 NBA season is inching closer and closer and after a busy summer, the Chicago Bulls should be ready for game action.
This summer, the Bulls drafted Wendell Carter Jr. and Chandler Hutchison, re-signed Zach LaVine to a four-year, $78 million deal and signed free agent Jabari Parker to a two-year, $40 million contract. Chicago also dealt point guard Jerian Grant to the Orlando Magic.
Now that training camp is nearly upon us, it’s time to take a look at some additional moves the Chicago front office brass could entertain before the February trade deadline. It’s possible that John Paxson and Gar Forman are comfortable riding out this season with the roster as is, but that seems unlikely at this point.
This is not a roster that is ready to compete for Eastern Conference supremacy, and as such, roster tweaking throughout the campaign remains a necessity. Here’s a look at the three players most likely to be moved in a potential deal in 2018-19.