Chicago Bulls trade Jose Calderon to LA Lakers to clear space for Dwyane Wade
The trade comes less than two weeks after Calderon was traded from New York in the Derrick Rose deal. The 76ers and the Nets had also show interest in Calderon, but deals with either never materialized for Chicago.
Chicago has traded guard Jose Calderon to the Los Angeles Lakers, league sources tell @TheVertical.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@WojVerticalNBA) July 7, 2016
Lakers swoop in and convince Chicago to trade them Jose Calderon ahead of Brooklyn on a wild night, according to league sources
— Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) July 7, 2016
Calderon is being moved by Chicago in order to clear cap space for newly acquired superstar Dwyane Wade. Wade’s reported agreement came just days after the Bulls agreed to a two-year, $28 million deal with point guard Rajon Rondo, according to Marc J. Spears of The Undefeated. The 34 year old point guard Calderon in scheduled to make $7.7 million next season for Los Angeles.
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