NBA Charlotte Hornets News & Trade Rumors: Jeremy Lamb Contract Extended; Jeremy Lin Traded To Chicago Bulls?
The Charlotte Hornets has made a three-year extension deal with their shooting guard Jeremy Lamb recently, leading to the rumors claiming that the team’s point guard Jeremy Lin could be traded to the Chicago Bulls. Read on for more details.
YIBADA confirmed that the Charlotte Hornets has signed a “three-year extension deal in the $21 million range” with Jeremy Lamb.
Based on Wikipedia entry, Lamb joined the Hornets in June 2015, after his NBA career with the Oklahoma City Thunder from 2012 to 2015. The shooting guard has signed the three-year, $21 million deal extension on November 2.
According to CP Entertainment, the reports claiming the contract extension between the Hornets and Lamb has paved the way for the rumors pointing out that the Hornets could trade its point guard Lin to the Bulls.
The source also reported that the Hornets would get shooting guard/point guard Kirk Hinrich as well as two first-round 2016 Draft picks from the Bulls in exchange for Lin. The NBA trade rumors also suggested that the Bulls might trade Derrick Rose to Los Angeles Lakers.
In 2012, Jeremy Lin made a winning turnaround with the New York Knicks, which created a global following called as “Linsanity,” based on Wikipedia entry. In 2015, Lin signed a two-year, $4.3 million deal having bi-annual exception with the Hornets. Lin played as a backup for Kemba Walker, and sometimes both Lin & Walker play together.
If Jeremy Lin trade happens successfully, it would definitely be an incredible deal for the Charlotte Hornets who is looking forward to rebuild its lineup.
What do you think about the Charlotte Hornets deal extension with Jeremy Lamb? Will the Hornets would trade Jeremy Lin to the Chicago Bulls. Sound off your thoughts in the comments section.
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