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Tyrus Thomas Heading to Bobcats

PHOENIX - JANUARY 22:  Tyrus Thomas #24 of the Chicago Bulls battles for a loose ball during the NBA game against the Phoenix Suns at US Airways Center on January 22, 2010 in Phoenix, Arizona. The Bulls defeated the Suns 115-104.  NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Liam CallahanContributor IOctober 12, 2016

The Chicago Bulls and Charlotte Bobcats have agreed in principle to a deal that will send forward Tyrus Thomas to the Bobcats.  The Bulls would receive Acie Law, Flip Murray, and a future first-round pick, which is what the Bulls coveted all along for Thomas.

Thomas was basically sure to be dealt from Chicago at the deadline when he was suspended following an argument with coach Vinny Del Negro. This move gives the Bulls cap flexibility and gives Larry Brown a frontcourt athletic player that will make the Bobcats dangerous in the playoffs.

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