Bulls, Spurs complete sign-and-trade for DeMar DeRozan

The San Antonio Spurs and Chicago Bulls have completed the sign-and-trade for DeMar DeRozan, the teams announced on Wednesday.

In exchange for DeRozan, the Spurs have acquired Al Farouq-Aminu, forward Thaddeus Young, a future first-round pick, a 2022 second-round pick, and a 2025 second-round pick.

The 32-year-old DeRozan, who reportedly agreed to a four-year, $85 million deal with Chicago, spent three seasons with San Antonio after being acquired by the Spurs in 2018.

Last season, the 12-year veteran averaged 21.6 points, 6.9 assists, 4.2 rebounds per contest.

Aminu, 30, split last season playing for Chicago and the Orlando Magic, averaging 4.4 points and 4.8 rebounds in 18.9 minutes. The 11-year veteran holds career averages of 7.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, and 1.2 assists in 24.9 minutes over 711 total games.

Young, 33, averaged a career-high 4.3 assists to go along with 12.1 points and 6.2 rebounds per game for Chicago last season. The 14-year veteran is one of six active players with career totals of at least 13,000 points, 6,000 rebounds, and 1,000 steals.

The Bulls went all out in free agency. They added Lonzo Ball, DeRozan, Alex Caruso to go along with what they have with Nikola Vucevic and Zach LaVine, while it appears the Spurs might be in rebuild mode after losing their best player.


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