Whom the Bulls added at the NBA trade deadline

The Bulls were active in the hours before the NBA trade deadline Thursday. Here’s a summary of the new faces coming to the United Center.

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All-Star center Nikola Vucevic is the biggest piece of the Bulls’ revamped roster.

All-Star center Nikola Vucevic is the biggest piece of the Bulls’ revamped roster.

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The Bulls were active in the hours before the NBA trade deadline Thursday. Here’s a summary of the new faces coming to the United Center.

WHO THE BULLS ADDED

Nikola Vucevic, 30 – 6-11 Center — Contract: $26 million 2020-21, $24 million 2021-22, $22 million 2022-23. Key Stats: Averaging a career-best 24.5 points per game this season, and shooting a career-best 40.6% from three-point range.

Al-Farouq Aminu, 30 – 6-8 Forward — Contract: $9.7 million 2020-21, $10.1 million (player option) 2021-22. Key Stats: He’s been limited in Orlando the past two seasons (35 games), but in Portland was a nine and seven guy on most nights.

Troy Brown Jr., 21 – 6-6 Guard/Forward — Contract: On his rookie deal that paid him $3.3 million 2020-21, $5.1 million 2021-22, $7.2 million (qualifying offer) 2022-23. Key Stats: Averaged 10.4 points and 1.2 steals per game last season.

Daniel Theis, 28 – 6-8 Center/Forward — Contract: $5 million 2020-21. Key Stats: Averaging a career-high 9.5 points per game this season, and averaged 1.3 blocks per game last season.

Javonte Green, 27 – 6-4 Guard – Contract: $1.5 million 2020-21 – Key Stats: Played in 73 games with Boston the last two years, and scored a career-high 23 points against the Wizards in a game last August.

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