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Rumors: Bulls Interested in Louis Amundson?

With Taj Gibson sidelined with a knee injury, the Chicago Bulls are exploring ways to fix their depleted front line




    The Chicago Bulls' already thin front line became even more depleted when Taj Gibson sprained his MCL earlier in the week. As a result, the team has reportedly been in contact with veteran Louis Amundson to help bolster their front court.

    The six-year veteran played 20 games this season for the Minnesota Timberwolves before being released just over two weeks ago.

    According to Fox Sports Florida, Amundson’s Chicago-based agent Mark Bartelstein says a number of teams (Miami, Boston, New York) are looking at adding his client to their roster as teams look to make a push towards the playoffs, including the Bulls: 

    The 6-foot-9 Amundson said other teams in mix for him are Chicago, Boston and New York. The Knicks have a full roster of 15, but Amundson said they’re waiting to see how it works out with Kenyon Martin, who recently signed a 10-day contract. The Knicks also could clear a roster spot by waiving Rasheed Wallace, out for the season due to a foot injury.
    Amundson is said to have no qualms about joining either of the teams interested in his services:
    “Any of them would be great,’’ Amundson, who has been working out in his hometown of Denver after being waived Feb. 8 by Minnesota, said of the teams looking at him. “They’re all good teams.’’
    He has career averages of 3.8 points and 3.6 rebounds per game.

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