Derrick Jones Jr. brought some needed defensive versatility to the Bulls last season, coming off the bench and often guarding bigs despite his 6’5″ stature.
The Bulls are bringing Jones back, a story broken by Shams Charania of The Athletic.
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Jones averaged 5.6 points, 3.3 rebounds and shot 32.8% from 3 last season.
The Bulls reportedly had been interested in Danilo Gallinari, but the Italian big man chose to play for the Celtics (once bought out by the Spurs). Once that news came down, the Bulls agreed to terms with Jones.