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Reserve big man Tony Bradley reportedly agrees to one-year deal with Bulls

Oklahoma City Thunder v Sacramento Kings

SACRAMENTO, CA - MAY 11: Tony Bradley #13 of the Oklahoma City Thunder looks on during the game against the Sacramento Kings on May 11, 2021 at Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, California. 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 Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 NBAE (Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

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In his 22 games with the Thunder to end the season (he was part of the George Hill trade), Tony Bradley looked like a solid backup center: 8.7 points on 65.6% shooting, plus 6.1 rebounds a night.

The Chicago Bulls noticed and are bringing in Bradley to back up Nikola Vucevic, a deal announced by Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.

This is a minimum contract deal.

Bradley is on his fourth team in five years, but that’s the life of a backup center in today’s NBA. It’s become a mercenary position.

Still a solid signing for the Bulls in an offseason filled with solid signing by the Bulls (and one headscratcher).