Bulls Officially Sign Veteran Center

The Chicago Bulls have officially signed Tristan Thompson for the remainder of this season. 

It was previously reported that Thompson was expected to sign there, so this isn't surprising to see in the slightest. However, the inevitable was temporarily delayed because the Bulls needed to open up a roster spot. They did just that on Saturday when they waived Alfonzo McKinnie. Due to this, Thompson is now finally a member of the Bulls. 

In 34 games this season between the Sacramento Kings and Indiana Pacers, Thompson has averaged 6.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, and 0.6 assists. Yet, he only played four of those games with Indiana, as the 30-year-old and team reached a buyout agreement shortly after the move. Now, the veteran will be joining his third team of the season with Chicago. 

Thompson has a lot of overall NBA experience, so he should be a nice addition to the Bulls' roster. At this juncture of the campaign, they are tied for first place in the Eastern Conference with the Miami Heat, so it makes sense that they are looking to improve their lineup. They seem like a team that could cause some damage in the playoffs, and now they have added more depth.

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