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Chicago Bulls sign Henri Drell to Two-Way contract

The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team has signed forward Henri Drell to a two-way contract. In a related move, forward Justin Lewis has been waived.

Drell, 6-9, 215, has averaged 12.4 points, 6.8 rebounds, 2.5 assists and 2.0 steals in 28.6 minutes over 11 games with the Bulls G League affiliate, the Windy City Bulls, in 2023-24. Drell saw action for the Chicago Bulls in both the 2022 and 2023 NBA Summer League in Las Vegas, posting clips of 7.0 points, 4.2 rebounds and 1.4 assists in 18.2 minutes over five contests in 2023. He suited up in one preseason game for Chicago earlier this season.

A native of Tallinn, Estonia, Drell has played with the Windy City Bulls since the 2021-22 season. Drell has experience with the Estonian National Team and also played overseas in Estonia (2015-16), Germany (2016-19), with Pesaro in Italy in the LBA (2019-22) and with Roanne in France in the LNB Pro A (2022-23).

Lewis, 6-7, 245, signed a two-way contract with Chicago on Mar. 6, 2023. A product of Marquette University, Lewis participated in the 2023 NBA Summer League and in two 2023 preseason games for Chicago.

Drell will wear No. 77 for Chicago. Chicago’s roster count now stands at 17, including the three players under two- way contracts.