Small item but Nazr Mohammed said he plans to play an 18th NBA season and is confident he'll sign somewhere.
Chicago Sun-Times "The Bulls have re-signed center Nazr Mohammed, the team announced today. Last season with the Bulls, Mohammed played in 80 games, averaging 1.6 ppg and 2.2 rpg in 7.0 mpg. He also appeared in two of Chicago’s five playoff contests. The Bulls now have 14 players under contract for the 2014-15..." September 23
CSN Chicago "A Chicago native scored the first basket — in fact the first five points — of the Bulls’ preseason-opening win over the Pacers. That same South Sider also led the team in blocked shots and tied for the high rebounding total in Monday’s win over the Grizzlies in St. Louis which should let you know..." October 12
CSN Chicago "Everyone remembers Nazr Mohammed's postseason shove of LeBron James in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals. He's wishing they didn't. "Everywhere I go they're talking about it" Mohammed said. "I'm trying to get people to leave it alone forget about it move on. It just keeps coming..." August 10
Chicago Tribune "Nazr Mohammed is a family man, so the continuity of keeping his kids in the same school appealed to him. The veteran center is a local product — the pride of Kenwood Academy — who enjoyed playing in front of relatives and friends last season. He's also a former NBA champion, and playing for a..." July 03
Gar Forman reiterated Bulls are optimistic they will resign Nazr Mohammed.
Asked Nazr if he expected further punishment: "I doubt it. I don’t think so, but it’s out of my hands. It’s up to the league to decide."
Real GM Basketball "Gar Forman has told Nazr Mohammed to buy -- not rent -- a home in the Chicagoland area in the veteran center's homecoming to play for the Bulls. To that statement, Mohammed was adamant that he agrees and wants to staying with the Bulls past this season. "I like the sound of that," Mohammed..." April 27
CSN Chicago "After missing clutch free throws in late-game situations against Dallas and Washington, both Bulls road losses, Jimmy Butler could have regressed, as those are emotional experiences for young players. Instead, the second-year swingman fought through the disappointment and responded Thursday..." April 05
Chicago Tribune "Invariably, either well before a shootaround or individual pregame warm-ups, Nazr Mohammed will go to work with assistant coach Ed Pinckney. It's all part of the 14-year veteran's plan to "take it back to basics," a strategy developed, interestingly enough, when Mohammed barely saw the court..." March 25