Mohammed eager for future with Bulls

Mohammed eager for future with Bulls
July 11, 2013, 12:30 pm
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Kristen Harper

Hometown native, veteran center Nazr Mohammed has decided to re-sign with the Chicago Bulls as he enters into his 16th NBA season.

The Bulls made the official announcement Thursday morning as Mohammed agreed to a one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum salary.

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Returning to the team was “an easy decision” according to Mohammed and wanting the opportunity to play with one of the most talented point guards in the league might have also swayed his decision.

“I still haven't played with Derrick Rose,” Mohammed said by phone on July 2 according to recent media reports. “I've been fortunate to play with a lot of superstars in my career. And Derrick reminds me a lot of Kevin Durant, a humble, hardworking star who is all about the team. Playing with him will be great.”

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Last season, Mohammed appeared in 63 games averaging just shy of three points and 3.1 rebounds per game.