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What I Would Do As The Chicago Bulls GM.. 2024 Offseason Plan


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Trail Blazers

Trail Blazers

+2 players ($0) +3 picks,
Cap Impact - $4.3M

+1  Wins

+27.74  MPG

-2.05  Off.

+ 0  Def.



+1 player ($20.0m),
Cap Impact + $20.0M

+4  Wins

+34.49  MPG

+0.33  Off.

+0.16  Def.



+1 player ($43.0m),
Cap Impact + $21.8M

-1  Wins

-19.50  MPG

+3.48  Off.

-1.10  Def.



+6 players ($76.5m) +1 pick,
Cap Impact + $25.1M

+4  Wins

+63.69  MPG

-3.21  Off.

+0.19  Def.

Comment Opinions Please. Are The Trades Fair? What Would You Do Differently? Don’t Forget To Check Out The Free Agency Signings, Draft Picks, & Season Goals Down Below.

Financials(Before Moves)

Cut Candidates: Onuralp Bitim

Total Salary: $128M

Cap Space: $13M

Trade Candidates: Zach LaVine, Torrey Craig, Nikola Vucevic

TE’s: None

FA’s: DeMar DeRozan, Patrick Williams, & Andre Drummond

Targets: Young Center & Backup SF/PF


  1. Nikola Vucevic to the Jazz for 2029 2nd

  2. Zach LaVine to the Hornets for Caleb Martin, Grant Williams, & 2025 PHI 2nd

  3. Caleb Martin, Torrey Craig, 2025 POR 1st, 2025 PHI 2nd, & 2029 UTA 2nd to the Blazers for Robert Williams lll & #40

NBA Draft

  1. Select C Yves Missi With #11 Pick: Projected Salary - $5.2M

  2. Select SF Jamir Watkins With #40 Pick: Projected Salary - $1.6M

Free Agency

  1. Resign SF DeMar DeRozan to a Three Year Contract Worth $108M(35-36-37)

  2. Resign PF Patrick Williams to a Four Year Contract Worth $70M(16-17-18-19)

  3. Sign SF Kelly Oubre Jr to a Four Year Contract Worth $55M(12.7-13.3-14-15)

  4. Sign C Chimezie Metu to a One Year Contract Worth the Minimum

  5. Extend SG Alex Caruso to a Four Year Contract Worth $62M(14-15-16-17)

Financials(After Moves)

Total Salary: $160M

Luxury Tax: $12M Under

First Apron: $19M Under

Second Apron: $30M Under

Ideal Starting Lineup:

Coby White, Alex Caruso, DeMar DeRozan, Patrick Williams, & Robert Williams lll

Backup Five:

Lonzo Ball, Ayo Dosunmu, Kelly Oubre Jr, Grant Williams, & Yves Missi

Rest of Bench:

Dalen Terry, Jevon Carter, Julian Phillips, Jamir Watkins, & Chimezie Metu

2024 Season Goals

  1. Coby White takes the best are in his game; averages 21, 6, & 5 on 39% shooting from deep. Lonzo Ball returns healthy and averages 12, 7, & 6 off the bench.

  2. Yves Missi eventually earns the starting center spot & makes Second All NBA Rookie Team.

  3. Chicago earns a playoff spot as the 8th seed behind a career year from DeMar DeRozan, who averages 27, 7, & 5 on 53% shooting from the field.