Chicago Bulls: Realistically ideal 2019 NBA Offseason plan

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Exercise rookie options on Larui Markkanen, Wendell Carter Jr., and Chandler Hutchison

A bit of a no-brainer, bringing back three former first-round selections is key to keeping the rebuild alive. With this move, all three of Wendell Carter Jr., Lauri Markkanen, and Chandler Hutchison would be retained for the 2020-2021 season.

All three of these players had solid rookie and sophomore campaigns and will look to find even further success in 2019. As for Markkanen, the team must begin to think about how to resign the promising young forward.

Do not guarantee contracts of Walt Lemon Jr. and Shaquille Harrison

Many Bulls fans may be very upset with me not wanting to guarantee the contract of one-week-sensation Walt Lemon. However, as I will discuss later in the article, the point guards being brought in severely ought weigh Lemon’s value.

As for Shaquille Harrison, despite the fact that he was a solid defender and good mid-season pickup for the Bulls, he is unlikely to become a future player in the Bulls’ guard rotation, especially the way they will address the position later in this article.