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Bulls waive last year’s starter Keith Bogans

Dec 16, 2011, 7:55 PM EST

KBogans

Keith Bogans started all 82 games for the Chicago Bulls as the shooting guard. Well he was the shooting guard who did not shoot — he averaged just 3.7 shots per game (and 4.4 points) He got the call because he played good defense and stayed out of Derrick Rose’s way.

The Bulls were willing to sacrifice some of that defense to get more offense out of the position this season, hence the signing of Rip Hamilton earlier this week.

Which made Bogans expendable, so he was waived, according to CSNChicago.com. Ronnie Brewer will be the backup for Hamilton.

Expect the Bulls to use the slot to add an inexpensive big man just to provide a little depth along the back line. Bogans will be a free agent if he clears waivers (as expected).

  1. edmazeing1 - Dec 16, 2011 at 7:58 PM

    Since his D is Good, let me be the first to say welcome to the Spurs KB!!!

    • 973yenots - Dec 16, 2011 at 8:17 PM

      Did you notice you guys are not being noticed! The spurs are done!

  2. isujames - Dec 16, 2011 at 8:15 PM

    I aint tryin to be funny but rip look like he in his early forties.

  3. 973yenots - Dec 16, 2011 at 10:19 PM

    Sh.t that don’t matter! That n.gga’s money says he don’t care what people think about him! So while you trying not to be funny while being broke in the process! That dude is probably some where chillin wit fine b.itches. and drinkin nothing but the best

    • 973yenots - Dec 17, 2011 at 12:25 AM

      Thumbs down from all the broke mutha f.ckas! How sad!

    • 1972wasalongtimeago - Dec 17, 2011 at 8:37 AM

      I’m positive you’re about 14 years old and live in a gated suburban community with your parents

      • philtration - Dec 17, 2011 at 7:41 PM

        And he goes by the name Lil Todd.

  4. liltmac2003 - Dec 17, 2011 at 12:46 AM

    Good luck to him.

    He was a solid player and always played with intensity.

    I’m not really surprised to by the move since the Bulls already have a handful of guards (Hamilton, Brewer, Korver, Butler).

    A small fun fact about him though, is the Bulls were 26-2 when he scored over 6pts in a game. The good thing about that is they were virtually unbeatable when he gets some points on his stats sheet. The bad this is in a 82 game season, he scored over 6 points only 28 times. Just not enough to be the starting SG on a championship caliber team.

    Nonetheless, I wish him the best.

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