Chicago Bulls' biggest draft needs and best prospects to fill them with 11th pick

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Center: Kyle Filipowski 

The Bulls will need a backup if they let Andre Drummond walk in free agency for nothing (great strategy by the way), and Filipowski could step in and play that role right away. 

He’d hopefully be ready to take over the starting job when Nikola Vucevic is traded or his contract expires in two more seasons, so Filipowski could benefit both the present and the future. 

He fits the profile of a modern big, as he is a 7-footer who plays more like a wing and knocked down 35 percent of his 3-point attempts last season at Duke. 

Selecting any center that will be available at 11 (we’ll assume Donovan Clingan and Alex Sarr are long gone) will be a reach for the Bulls, but Filipowski, like Knecht is a high-floor guy who will at least be a serviceable backup center. Try to contain your excitement. 

If the Bulls plan on running it back, expect them to choose a player who fills a need and can come in and play right away, either as a bench guy or in the starting five.