Mar 13, 2013; Oakland, CA, USA; Detroit Pistons point guard Will Bynum (12) drives in ahead of Golden State Warriors point guard Jarrett Jack (2) during the second quarter at Oracle Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

NBA Free Agency Rumors: Chicago Bulls Targeting Will Bynum, Mo Williams


The Chicago Bulls have been looking to fill some holes on their roster for the better part of two years now and they’ve failed to do it. Last year they gutted what was perhaps the best bench in basketball and strung together a less talented group for more money. Add that to the fact that 2013 was a Derrick Rose-less season and you begin to see why Bulls fans are so frustrated with their front office.

But while the Bulls are expected to hold off being active in adjusting their roster until the 2014 offseason, RealGM is reporting that the Chicago Bulls are targeting guards Will Bynum and Mo Williams in free agency.

With uncertainty in the backcourt, the Chicago Bulls are showing significant interest in Mo Williams and Will Bynum and have started exploratory discussions with the representatives of the free agent guards, league sources told RealGM.

The move would jive with reports that Nate Robinson is expected to part ways with the team due to the fact that Derrick Rose coming back means he’ll have less playing time. Couple that with Robinson’s insane postseason and you’ll see the incentive for him to leave the Bulls since there’s likely a nice fat contract waiting for him on the open market.

Williams is drawing interest from other teams as is Bynum and the Bulls are not at all interested in getting into a bidding war for either player. Still, while Chicago doesn’t want to make a move they may end up throwing out some offers and seeing who bites. They don’t need to sign another point guard though as they still have both Kirk Hinrich and Marquis Teague on roster to play behind Rose when he returns.

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  • Andrew

    Nate Robinson wants nothing more than to come back to Chicago, he’s made that very clear. It’s the Bulls front office that doesn’t want to pay for a high profile backup PG who ultimately, despite flashes of greatness, is a poor defender and a quick trigger. Plus Thibs doesn’t like him, mainly for that reason.

    • west

      Do you know any thing about basketball? first the bulls would love to have nate rob back why pay big bucks to a 3rd string pg and theyy have 3 pgs under contract right now. second thibs does like him, he has coached him a couple times and why would he bring him to the bulls if he didnt like him. third i want you to grab ur shoulders and pull ur head out of ur ass.

      • Andrew

        you just described the exact reason why the bulls front office does NOT want to bring him back. its a business to them. and No, Thibs actually does not like him, as he is a defensive minded coach who winces at the early shots nate sometimes puts up. Thibs does not have much influence on who the Bulls bring in during free agency, as many recent reports have stated, which is why there was speculation that he may not finish out his contract under foreman and paxson. so after you do me that favor, kindly descend back into Miami with the rest of the uneducated ignorant ‘fans’.