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Report: Bulls shopping Korver to Hawks, Timberwolves

Miami Heat v Chicago Bulls - Game Two

CHICAGO, IL - MAY 18: (L-R) Luol Deng #9, Derrick Rose #1, Kyle Korver #26 and Joakim Noah #13 of the Chicago Bulls look on dejected from the bench late in the fourth quarter against the Miami Heat in Game Two of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2011 NBA Playoffs on May 18, 2011 at the United Center in Chicago, Illinois. The Heat won 85-75. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

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Nothing may come of it, but the Bulls seem to be testing the market for Kyle Korver.

That according to the Chicago Tribune.

A different source said the Bulls were exploring sign-and-trade possibilities that could send Kyle Korver to the Minnesota Timberwolves or Atlanta Hawks, although his return to the Bulls hasn’t been ruled out.

The decision to pick up Korver’s $5 million option for next season doesn’t have to be made until Sunday.


According to the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Hawks are pretty much out and Korver appears headed to the Timberwolves.

Korver still has value as a guy who can knock down the three, he shot 43.5 percent from distance last year. He also gave them 8.1 points and 22 solid minutes a game in the regular season, although his production dropped off in the playoffs.

You could see a role for Korver on both the Hawks and Timberwolves, but the real question is what the trade price would be. My guess is the Bulls pick up his option and he remains a Bull, but we will see.