Nikola Mirotic and Bobby Portis have still not spoken away from the court. The two Bulls players possibly never will at this point in the wake of their Oct. 17 practice altercation that put Mirotic in the hospital and on the sideline for the first 23 regular-season games. And the organization is fine with that, especially because the two communicate on the court where it matters most. While the dislike between the two is seemingly no longer a topic for conversation publicly with most members of the franchise, however, it doesn’t mean it won’t impact the roster. According to a Bulls source, Mirotic and his camp have still let it be known to the front office that he would waive his no-trade clause if it meant being dealt to a playoff contender when he’s eligible to be moved in mid-January. It’s an option that the Bulls are now taking much more seriously, especially because of how well Mirotic has been playing since his return.
Source: Nikola Mirotic is still willing to waive his no-trade clause
Chicago Sun-Times | Dec 25