Pistons trade Spencer Dinwiddie to Bulls for Cameron Bairstow

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The Bulls have one point guard under contract for next season: Derrick Rose.

Whether or not they trade him, they still need depth at the position. So, they’ll give Spencer Dinwiddie a shot.

Pistons release:

The Detroit Pistons announced today that the team has acquired forward Cameron Bairstow from the Chicago Bulls in exchange for guard Spencer Dinwiddie.

Dinwiddie and Bairstow both have unguaranteed salaries for next season. Dinwiddie’s partially guarantees Nov. 1, and Bairstow’s fully guarantees July 25. There’s a decent chance neither former second-rounder makes a regular-season roster.

Dinwiddie has made decent strides in everything but shooting, and his lack of a steady jumper cripples his game. He shot better in college before an ACL injury. If he re-finds his touch, he could be OK.

Bairstow has some raw skills as a stretch big, but his lack of NBA strength and athleticism holds him back.