Bulls finalize trade for Watson

Updated: July 22, 2010, 2:38 PM ET
Associated Press

CHICAGO -- The Chicago Bulls have finalized a sign-and-trade deal with the Golden State Warriors for backup guard C.J. Watson.

The Warriors will get a 2011 second-round pick in the deal, which was agreed to earlier this week.

Watson can play both guard spots, though his primary role with the Bulls would likely be to back up All-Star Derrick Rose at the point. He has averaged 8.7 points in 23 minutes per game in three seasons.

The move is the latest in a busy offseason for the Bulls, who have also acquired two-time All-Star forward Carlos Boozer, sharpshooter Kyle Korver and shooting guard Ronnie Brewer -- who all played together in Utah.


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