Posted July 02, 2013

Bulls reach one-year agreement with veteran center Nazr Mohammed

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The Bulls agreed to a one-year, veteran minimum deal with center Nazr Mohammed (no. 48). Mohammed provided solid defense off the bench for the Bulls last season. (Issac Baldizon/Getty Images)

The Bulls agreed to a one-year, veteran minimum deal with center Nazr Mohammed. (Issac Baldizon/Getty Images)

The Bulls have agreed to a one-year, veteran minimum deal with center Nazr Mohammed. CSNChicago’s Sam Aggrey first reported the news on Twitter, and Mohammed later tweeted his excitement about rejoining the team next season.

Mohammed, 35, averaged 2.6 points and 3.1 rebounds in 11 minutes per game for the Bulls last season. He was a key defensive presence off the bench, including a hard foul on LeBron James during the playoffs, which got him ejected from the game.

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The deal won’t be made official until after July 10, the first day players are able to sign after the league’s moratorium ends.


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