HoopsHype Carlos Boozer rumors

July 15, 2014 Updates

But here’s another funny thing: The outside perception of Boozer contrasted with how those inside the organization viewed him. “I’m behind Carlos 110 percent,” Taj Gibson told the Tribune during this season’s playoffs. “He’s as supportive a teammate as I’ve had.” Chicago Tribune

The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team has amnestied forward Carlos Boozer. “Carlos epitomized professionalism in everything he did for the Bulls both on the court, and in the community, during his time here in Chicago,” said Chicago Bulls General Manager Gar Forman. “Over the last four seasons, Carlos’ productivity helped elevate our team to another level. I have nothing but respect for Carlos, and certainly wish him the best as he moves forward.” NBA.com

July 13, 2014 Updates
July 12, 2014 Updates

Marc Stein: Unless Bulls have salary-cap trick no can see right now, looks like they will be forced to amnesty Carlos Boozer by Wednesday's deadline Twitter

David Aldridge: With Carmelo off the board, as many are reporting, Bulls continue working Gasol deal. Still could go sign and trade route or amnesty. Twitter @daldridgetnt

July 11, 2014 Updates
July 10, 2014 Updates

Though the Bulls had yet to be told officially they're out of the Anthony sweepstakes, the New York Daily News reported Anthony will make his Knicks' announcement Thursday. That would intensify the Bulls' pursuit of Gasol, and league sources indicated the Bulls hope to pursue sign-and-trade options with the Lakers for him involving Carlos Boozer's expiring salary. Chicago Tribune

July 5, 2014 Updates

A source said the Bulls would hope to engage the Lakers in sign-and-trade possibilities should they get a verbal commitment from Gasol. The Bulls would dangle the expiring $16.8 million contract of Carlos Boozer and likely would have to include sweeteners, possibly in the form of draft picks. Steve Nash has an expiring deal the Lakers have shopped in the past. Chicago Tribune

July 4, 2014 Updates
July 3, 2014 Updates

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