Saturday , Jul , 14 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Report: Bulls sign Smith

Chicago, IL (Sports Network) – The Chicago Bulls have reportedly signed
forward Joe Smith to a two-year contract.

The Chicago Sun-Times, not citing a source, reported the signing Saturday. The
paper said it is likely the deal is for the mid-level exception of $5.36
million.

Thought to be the top free-agent priority of the Bulls this off-season, Smith
8.5 points and 6.2 rebounds per game in 2006-07, splitting time between the
Denver Nuggets and Philadelphia 76ers.

The 12-year pro has career averages of 12.1 points and 7.0 rebounds per game.

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