Chicago Bulls: 5 guys to trade for that no one is talking about

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3. Semi Ojeleye

Semi Ojeleye is awesome. It’s as simple as that. He’s an extremely hard worker, a solid defender and a good rebounder. Oh, and he’s quite possibly the strongest dude in the NBA.

Ojeleye hasn’t had much luck making a big impact on the Boston Celtics’ rotation. He’s playing a mere 10.3 minutes per game which definitely isn’t horrible considering the Celtics are one of the league’s best teams. But if Ojeleye was on a rebuilding team, he would get a way bigger opportunity to show everyone what he’s made of.

Hey! I know a team that’s rebuilding and could use some hard-nosed defenders.

Ojeleye has had a hard time adjusting to the NBA game on offense, but he’s definitely not a lost cause on that end of the floor. In his final year of collegiate basketball, Ojeleye averaged 19 points per game on a really impressive 48.7 percent shooting from the field and 42.4 percent shooting from 3-point territory. His college numbers haven’t translated to the next level, but again, he’s playing on the Boston Celtics. He’s not getting a very big opportunity.

Ojeleye is also a high-character kid – the type of kid you want around your program as you’re trying to establish a culture. That can’t be overlooked. All Ojeleye needs is a chance.

Enter the Chicago Bulls.