Bulls sign guard Keith Bogans
August 11, 2010 -- The Chicago Bulls announced today the team has signed free agent guard/forward Keith Bogans. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
Bogans (6-5, 215) is a seven-year veteran of the NBA, who spent last season with the San Antonio Spurs. In 79 games with the Spurs, he started 50 contests and averaged 4.4 ppg, 2.2 rpg, 1.2 apg, 19.7 mpg, and shot .403 from the field, .357 from downtown and .740 from the charity stripe.
Following a successful collegiate career at the University of Kentucky, the Washington, D.C. native was selected in the second round (43rd overall) of the 2003 NBA Draft by the Milwaukee Bucks. The 30-year old Bogans has played in 504 regular-season contests (227 starts), and averaged 7.1 ppg, 3.0 rpg and 1.4 apg in 22.8 mpg. He also holds career shooting averages of .394 from the field, .351 from behind the arc and .721 from the line. In addition to his stint in San Antonio, he has also suited up for Orlando (thrice), Charlotte (twice), Houston and Milwaukee.
A member of two playoff teams (Orlando in 2008, San Antonio in 2010), he has played in 18 NBA playoff games and averaged 4.3 ppg, 2.7 rpg, 0.7 apg, 19.3 mpg, and shot .346 from the field, .314 from downtown and .727 from the line.
With this transaction, Chicago’s roster is now at 12 players.