The Chicago Bulls are trading with Lauri Markkanen and will acquire Derrick Jones Jr. as part of a three-team deal with the Portland Trail Blazers and the Cleveland Cavaliers.


Lauri Markkanen’s time in Chicago seems to be over.

Approximately four years after acquiring Jimmy Butler as part of a draft day deal sent to Minnesota Timberwolves, the Bulls turn Finns into Cleveland Cavaliers with a $ 67 million sign-and-trade deal over four years. It is reported that he agreed to transfer. Year.

As part of the three-team deal, the Bulls are reportedly seeking to acquire Derrick Jones Jr. from the Portland Trail Blazers, in addition to the protected draft topic. The Cavaliers are reportedly sending Larry Nance Jr. to the Trail Blazers.

Markkanen (24 years old) Heterogeneous Bulls Career in His Four Seasons, 221 career games (195 starts) with 44% shooting and an average of 15.6 points. The injury limited the previous 7th pick, and he had never played more than 68 games he played in the rookie year.

The 24-year-old Jones played for the Phoenix Suns, Miami Heat, and Trail Blazers for five seasons, averaging 6.8 points in 229 career games (89 starts).

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