Bulls Sign Brian Scalabrine

If there’s one player Tom Thibodeau absolutely couldn’t leave behind in Boston, it’s obviously Scalabrine. From the Chicago Tribune: “The Bulls will bring nine-year veteran Brian Scalabrine to training camp on a non-guaranteed contract, which only becomes guaranteed if he lands the 13th roster spot, a league source said. That keeps the Bulls’ ongoing discussions with the Trail Blazers regarding disgruntled swingman Rudy Fernandez an option, though one source said it’s unlikely that deal will happen. The Bulls have offered a future first-round pick for Fernandez. Scalabrine, 32, spent the last five seasons with the Celtics, where new coach Tom Thibodeau served as an associate head coach for the last three seasons. Thibodeau values Scalabrine’s shooting ability in sporadic spot minutes, as well as his locker room professionalism.”