Blockbuster Deal! Andrew Bynum Sent to Where?
Though there was speculations earlier today of Luol Deng being traded and Boozer being Amnestied, looks like half of those rumors has come true. Luol Deng has been traded to the Cavs for Andrew Bynum and three picks.
The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade Andrew Bynum and three future draft picks to the Chicago Bulls for All-Star forward Luol Deng.
The deal will save the Bulls more than $15 million in salary and luxury taxes because they are expected to release Bynum by 5 p.m. on Tuesday before the second half of his $12.3 million contract becomes guaranteed. The move will take the Bulls below the luxury tax.
The Cavs will send a first-round pick — top 10 protected over the next two years — that the Sacramento Kings owe them to the Bulls, plus two future second-round picks that belong to the Portland Trail Blazers. The Bulls will also have the right to swap 2015 first-round picks with the Cavs as long as the Cavs’ pick is outside the lottery.
Wow thats crazy! Now that half of the speculations has taken place, do you think theres doubt lingering in Boozer mind? This will be interesting to see play out.
*Check out the tweet from current Cleveland Cavaliers in the Gallery*