Just minutes into free agency and Lonzo Ball has found himself a new home in Chicago. The Athletic’s Shams Charania broke the news via Twitter.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) August 2, 2021
It’ll be a sign-and-trade between the Pelicans and Bulls. New Orleans will acquire Tomas Satoransky, Garrett Temple, and a second-round pick from Chicago in exchange for Ball.
Ball will join a formidable backcourt with Zach Lavine, who is hoping to get a contract extension this summer.