Bulls sign veteran G Kendall Gill
CHICAGO - Veteran guard Kendall Gill will join his fourth team in as many years after signing a contract with the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday.
Terms were not disclosed.
New Bulls executive vice president of operations John Paxson is trying to add veterans to a young and talented nucleus. Last month, he brought back star forward Scottie Pippen, who helped the Bulls win six NBA titles in the 1990s, to provide leadership.
Paxson is also looking for Gill, a 13-year veteran, to serve as a leader.
"We are extremely happy to add Kendall to our roster," Paxson said. "He has an unbelievable workout regimen which has afforded him a lot of success over his 13 years in the league. He has played with quality teams and he is a veteran who will help us tremendously."
Gill, 35, played in all 82 games for the Minnesota Timberwolves last season and averaged 8.7 points, 3.0 rebounds and 1.9 assists. He spent the 2001-02 campaign with the Miami Heat after playing 5 1/2 seasons with the New Jersey Nets.
The fifth overall pick in the 1990 draft, Gill has also played with Charlotte and Seattle and has averaged 13.7 points, 4.2 rebounds and 3.2 assists in 896 career games.
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