4 Free Agents the Bulls Should Sign for the Veteran Minimum

The Chicago Bulls should take a flyer on these low-cost free agents who could help them in their new era.
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The Chicago Bulls are ushering in a new era following the departures of Andre Drummond, DeMar DeRozan, and Alex Caruso. They will be a younger and more dynamic roster built more for the future than the present. Once the Bulls are able to find a new home for Zach LaVine, they will build around Coby White, Josh Giddey, Patrick Williams, and 2024 draft pick Matas Buzelis.

What the Bulls need to do the rest of the offseason is to sign more players that fit their timeline. Taking a second chance on some young-ish players or finding players who fit the roster on a team-friendly contract should be a priority. Let's take a look at four still available free agents that Chicago could potentially sign to a minimum deal.

Saddiq Bey

The former first-round pick out of Villanova had a very promising start to his NBA career, averaging 14.5 points, 4.9 rebounds, and 2 assists per game for the Detroit Pistons in the first 2.5 seasons of his career. Once he was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in the middle of the 2022-23 season, things haven't worked out for him. However, the 6'7 forward is still a productive player.

Bey will likely have multiple suitors, potentially above the minimum. However, the Bulls can offer him more playing time and opportunity than most teams, so he could prefer to be in Chicago.

The 25-year-old has two-way potential but both his defense and three-point shot have been inconsistent so far in his career. He is a career 35.2% shooter from downtown on 6.3 attempts per game. That combination of volume and accuracy is intriguing if Bey can defend at a reasonable level. He is worth a flyer.