The Bulls entered free company Friday with wants at guard and little or no cap area.
They crammed the necessity at an inexpensive price with veteran two guard Garrett Temple.
The Solar-Instances confirmed an ESPN report that Temple signed a one-year, $5 million deal after a stable season in Brooklyn. Beginning 35 of 62 video games for the Nets, the 6-5 Temple averaged a career-best 10.4 points per recreation whereas handing out 2.5 assists and grabbing 3.5 rebounds.
Temple, 34, is anticipated to offer new coach Billy Donovan some expertise behind Zach LaVine with 11 N(BA) seasons on the résumé.
He’s additionally a 34.7% three-point shooter and has 30 playoff video games underneath his belt.
The Bulls thinned out at guard this week, as government vice chairman of basketball operations Arturas Karnisovas & Co. allowed Kris Dunn and Shaquille Harrison to check the free-agent market.
Dunn was extra of a degree guard, however each have seen minutes off the ball, as properly. The Bulls didn’t handle the guard spot on draft evening, so the expectation was they’d do some buying on a budget. Temple matches what they wanted completely.