Bulls considered option to land Serbian star Nemanja Bjelica

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The Bulls are considered a front-runner for Serbian star Nemanja Bjelica.

The Minnesota Timberwolves own the rights to Bjelica, who was drafted in 2010 by the Washington Wizards. Bjelica has yet to enter the NBA.

Other teams, including the Dallas Mavericks, San Antonio Spurs, Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets are asking about the trade rights for the Serbian star, as well.

The 26-year-old holds an unique skill set for a 6-foot-10 forward. Some scouts consider him a swing-guard.

NBA scout Brad Greenberg, who was the general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers when the team drafted Allen Iverson, said Bjelica is a point guard trapped in a power forward body.

Bjelica is the most efficient and consistent player on his team, Greenberg said. He’s unique because he can move with and without the ball, run the floor and start a fastbreak. He has isolation sets run for him, he can attack from the top and poses all sorts of problems.

Bjelica averaged 12 points, eight rebounds and two assists while playing in the Euro League for Fenerbahce Ulker during the 2014-15 season.

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