The Chicago Bulls have agreed to a one-year contract with the veteran goalkeeper Goran DragicSources confirmed it to ESPN on Sunday.
The Brooklyn Nets won the Dragic Sweepstakes last season, defeating the Bulls, Los Angeles Lakers, Golden State Warriors, LA Clippers and Milwaukee Bucks to sign the guard after purchasing his contract.
He ended up playing only 16 games in the regular season for Brooklyn and suffered some after sitting out most of the season with the Toronto Raptors. However, Dragic found his level in the playoffs, averaging 10.5 points, 4.5 rebounds and 1.5 assists while shooting 56% from the field in under 20 minutes per game.
Athletic first reported the news of Dragic’s agreement with Bulls.
Dragic, 36, is known for stepping up his game in the playoffs. He averaged 19 points per game for the Miami Heat during their run to the NBA Finals in 2020 before a plantar fasciitis injury sidelined him against the Lakers.
Entering his 15th season in the NBA, Dragic has career averages of 13.7 points and 4.8 assists while shooting 46% from the field and 36% from 3. He won the NBA Most Improved Player award in 2013-14 and made his only team in the league The NBA is so the same season.
ESPN’s Jamal Collier contributed to this report.
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