Brooks to return, Bulls announce Summer League roster

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Yet another familiar face will remain with the Bulls for the 2015-16 season.


ESPN’s Marc Stein has reported that Aaron Brooks will be returning to the Bulls on a one-year deal. Stein made the report on Tuesday, and it has beenconfirmed by the Chicago Tribune‘s K.C. Johnson.


Johnson’s report states that Brooks has only verbally committed to re-signing with the Bulls.


Brooks averaged 11.6 points and 3.2 assists in 23.0 minutes while shooting 42.1 percent from the field. He’ll rejoin Kirk Hinrich on the bench as backup point guards to Derrick Rose.


Bulls announce Summer League roster

The Bulls released the names of their Summer League players on Tuesday. Sophomores Cameron Bairstow and Doug McDermott are the biggest names on the list, while the Bulls’ lone rookie Bobby Portis — who officially signed his contract as of Tuesday — will join them as well.


Aside from those already on the Bulls roster, two of Fred Hoiberg’s former players from Iowa State have spots on the team, guards Diante Garrett and Tyrus McGee. Illinois product Rayvonte Rice is also on the team.


Listed below is the Bulls’ full Summer League roster. They will compete at the Samsung NBA Summer League in Las Vegas with a July 11 opener.


Summer League roster


Bulls officially hire assistant coaches

Fred Hoiberg’s coaching staff is now complete.


The Bulls officially announced the additions of Randy Brown and Charlie Henry as Hoiberg’s assistants via press release. Meanwhile, Mike Wilhelm will remain an assistant under Hoiberg just as he was with Tom Thibodeau.


The three will join associate head coach Jim Boylen and assistant coach Pete Myers to complete Hoiberg’s staff.


Ashley is the owner/editor of The Bulls Charge. Follow her on Twitter at @wijangco12.


Ashley Wijangco

<p>Ashley Wijangco is the owner and editor of The Bulls Charge. She is currently a student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign majoring in news-editorial journalism, minoring in public relations, and earning a SportMedia certificate with the hopes of becoming a professional sports writer or a sports media professional.<br />  <br /> Born in Chicago and raised in the Chicago suburbs, Ashley grew up as a Bulls fan, eventually becoming a die-hard fan. Her passion for the team then inspired her to pursue a career in sports media, an area she has been involved with since 2012 when she began writing and live-tweeting games for FanSided’s Bulls site, Pippen Ain’t Easy. She is also Kirk Hinrich’s biggest fan and refuses to stop supporting him no matter how unproductive he has become.<br />  <br /> Aside from The Bulls Charge, Ashley is also the co-editor-in-chief for Illio, her school’s yearbook and a columnist at Hoops Addict, a basketball website.</p>

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