Dunleavy, Bulls reach agreement on two-year deal

Dunleavy, Bulls reach agreement on two-year deal
July 1, 2013, 7:15 pm
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Two people with direct knowledge of the discussions confirmed to CSNChicago.com that reports Monday about the Bulls agreeing to terms with veteran free agent Mike Dunleavy Jr. are indeed accurate.

Yahoo! first reported the agreement, which is for two years and approximately $6 million, the taxpayer, or "mini," mid-level exception.

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Dunleavy, 32, played for the Milwaukee Bucks last season, averaging 10.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 1.9 assists per game in 25.9 minutes a contest, mostly off the bench, shot 42.8 percent from three-point range, continuing the Bulls' trend this offseason of addressing their perimeter-shooting woes.

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A product of Duke, where he played alongside Bulls power forward Carlos Boozer, Dunleavy is the son of the former NBA player and coach of the same name.

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Capable of playing both wing positions, the 11-year veteran was pursued by a number of teams in free agency and according to a league source, he was presented with at least one offer upward of the full mid-level exception, but instead opted to agree to terms with the Bulls.