Bulls Sign Drummond and Jones Jr.

The Chicago Bulls announced that the team has signed center Andre Drummond and re-signed forward Derrick Jones Jr.. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contracts were not disclosed. 

Drummond (6-10, 280, 8/10/93), has played 10 seasons in the NBA. For his career, he has posted 13.8 ppg, 13.3 rpg, 4.5 orpg, 1.47 bpg and 1.36 spg in 29.6 mpg. Last season, he suited up for Philadelphia and Brooklyn, and appeared in 73 contests (36 starts). He tallied 7.9 ppg, 9.3 rpg, 3.1 orpg, 1.07 spg and 0.93 bpg in 19.7 mpg. Drummond has also played for Detroit, Cleveland and the Los Angeles Lakers. He has seen action in 17 NBA playoff games (17 starts), and averaged 10.8 ppg, 9.1 rpg, 3.2 orpg, 1.00 bpg and 0.94 spg in 24.9 mpg. Selected ninth overall by the Pistonsin the 2012 NBA Draft, he is a two-time NBA All-Star (2016, 2018), and he was named All-NBA Third Team in 2016. He is currently the active NBA leader in boards per game with 13.3 rpg. He has led the NBA in rebounds per game four times (2016, 2018-20), offensive rebounds six times (2014-19) and defensive boards three times (2016, 2018, 2019).

Jones Jr.(6-6, 210, 2/15/97) returns to the Bulls after appearing in 51 games (eight starts) for the team last season. On the year, he produced 5.6 ppg and 3.3 rpg in 17.6 mpg. He came to Chicago in a three-team trade with Portland and Cleveland on Aug. 29, 2021. In addition to the Bulls and Trail Blazers, he has also suited up for Miami and Phoenix. A veteran of six seasons in the NBA, he has played in 280 regular-season games (97 starts) and totaled 6.5 ppg and 3.4 rpg in 19.8 mpg. He signed with Phoenix after going undrafted out of UNLV in 2016.