Bulls Rumor Roundup

Oregon Live: Kirk Hinrich is telling friends that he is being traded to the Blazers.

CBS Sports: Updated mock has Bulls taking Johnson, Ellington

Chad Ford: Chicago has talked to the Nets, Bobcats and Pacers about swapping No. 16 and No. 26 to get into the lottery. It sounds like the Bulls are down to one potential trade partner in the lottery.

The Nets are leaning strongly toward keeping their pick at No. 11. And if the Bobcats made a promise to Williams at No. 12, they’re out, too. That leaves the Pacers at No. 13.

ESPN:  Chicago, by all accounts, has been increasingly open in its willingness to move power forward Tyrus Thomas.

Yahoo!: The Chicago Bulls are trying to convince the New Jersey Nets to take their 16th and 26th picks to move to No. 11, and one Eastern Conference executive says Chicago’s target is Wake Forest forward James Johnson.


Topics: NBA Draft, Tyrus Thomas

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