The Chicago Bulls have signed free agent Simisola Shittu (Sim-EE-so-la shih-TOO) to bring the roster to 20 players. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced.
Shittu (6-10, 240) appeared in one game for the Memphis Grizzlies during the 2019 MGM Resorts NBA Summer League. Prior to his Summer League experience, Shittu played one season at Vanderbilt, where he saw action in 32 games (31 starts) and averaged 10.9 points, 6.7 rebounds and 1.8 assists per game while shooting .468 from the field. A native of Burlington, Ontario, Shittu was a consensus five-star prospect in the 2018 recruiting class, and participated in the 2018 McDonald's All American and Jordan Brand Classic games.
The Bulls begin their preseason by hosting the Milwaukee Bucks on Oct. 7.