Zach LaVine RUMORS & NEWS

  • Zach LaVine wants to stay member of Chicago Bulls

    Pro Basketball Talk "The Chicago Bulls’ aggressive retooling over the past six months — adding Nikola Vucevic, DeMar DeRozan, Lonzo Ball, Alex Caruso — was done not only to win now but also with another goal in mind: Keep free agent to be Zach LaVine in..." September 18

  • This Bulls-Hawks Trade Is Focused On Zach LaVine To Atlanta

    NBA Analysis "The Chicago Bulls were one of the more aggressive teams in the NBA during the offseason. They completed multiple trades to revamp their roster heading into the 2021-22 season as they look to snap their playoff drought at four years. Chicago made three separate trades during free..." September 15

  • Could Celtics pursue Zach LaVine in free agency next summer?

    NBC Sports Boston "Brad Stevens and the Boston Celtics made several moves this offseason with the goal of maintaining enough financial flexibility to bring in high-priced free-agent talent next summer. But who could they acquire -- especially if Bradley Beal decides to stay with the Washington..." September 15

  • Celtics planning to make a run at Bulls star Zach LaVine

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine has yet to sign an extension with his current team, and new reporting confirms that there will of course be many teams waiting in the wings to snatch the All-Star up should he enter free agency after this season. Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe..." September 11

  • Zach LaVine On Not Getting A Contract Extension This Season

    Fadeaway World "Zach LaVine is a man on a mission this upcoming NBA season. The talented guard will have the chance to be part of a winning team for the first time in his career after the Bulls added exciting pieces to their roster.  After an entertaining offseason, the Chicago Bulls are seen as..." September 11

  • The bold reasons Why Zach LaVine, Bulls Are Stealth Contenders Next Season

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls went for it. You can disagree with some of the moves they made this offseason, but you can’t fault the front office for lack of trying (shoutout to the Blazers) as they head into a critical season for franchise face Zach LaVine. The team already made..." September 11

  • Zach LaVine is Inching Toward a Huge and Lucrative Honor

    Heavy "Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine is looking like a man on the cusp of taking the next step in his NBA career. That progress comes with some nice perks. LaVine just won a gold medal with Team USA at the Tokyo Olympics. He is almost certainly a regular season away from..." September 11

  • Kyle Lowry Says Zach LaVine Is Underappreciated

    Fadeaway World "Kyle Lowry has high praise for Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine. The young shooting guard is one of the most exciting players in the NBA, yet people seem to overlook him most of the time.  Playing with two losing squads in Minnesota and Chicago, LaVine hasn't really had the..." September 05

  • Zach LaVine’s fiancee: Hunter Mar

    Clutch Points "Zach LaVine wrapped up an all-star campaign for the Chicago Bulls in the 2020-21 season. In the offseason, the front office added plenty of reinforcements for Chicago’s star guard to work with. DeMar DeRozan, Lonzo Ball and Alex Caruso are on their way to help LaVine..." September 01

  • Zach LaVine Expected to Sign With LeBron James’ Business Partners Klutch Sports Group

    Heavy "Just when it appeared as though all of the offseason Chicago Bulls news would come without any worry or concern, we get wind of a potentially harmless, but possibly catastrophic happening with Zach LaVine. On Friday night, NBC Sports Chicago’s K.C. Johnson..." August 28

  • Zach LaVine is a star waiting to pop, and the Bulls have done their best to give him a chance to win

    CBS Sports "In a vacuum, you could argue the Chicago Bulls overpaid for DeMar DeRozan and Lonzo Ball, and they gave up too much for Nikola Vucevic. But what choice did they have? Zach LaVine's contract is up next summer and they have to show some forward progress..." August 20

  • Jalen Green Is Perhaps The Perfect Mashup Of Bradley Beal And Zach LaVine

    Clutch Points "Going into Summer League, few players had more eyeballs trained on them than Houston Rockets shooting guard Jalen Green. The number two overall pick already came with a ton of expectations, but Green added his own by claiming on multiple occasions that he should have gone number..." August 19

  • Zach LaVine Lobbies For Antonio Blakeney's NBA Return

    Heavy "Did Zach LaVine use his influence to help recruit anyone to join him with the Chicago Bulls this offseason? We don’t know, but he has lobbied for former teammate Antonio Blakeney to find a spot back on an NBA roster. After a strong summer league performance..." August 10

  • Stephen A. Smith Doesn't Believe DeMar DeRozan And Zach LaVine Will Be A Good Combination For The Bulls

    Fadeaway World "The Chicago Bulls made a big splash this offseason, landing a couple of exciting pieces to help Zach LaVine and Nikola Vucevic get this team to compete in the Eastern Conference.  Besides Lonzo Ball and Alex Caruso, the Bulls added a talented veteran in DeMar DeRozan, trying to..." August 10

  • Bulls' Zach Lavine: 'I Outplayed My Contract. ... I Just Want My Respect'

    Bleacher Report "After earning his first All-Star selection in 2020-21, Zach LaVine wants the Chicago Bulls to pay him what he's worth. "I outplayed my contract," LaVine said Monday, per Brian Windhorst of ESPN. "I've been very loyal to Chicago. I like Chicago. I just..." August 02

  • Knicks’ bold plan to lure Bradley Beal, Zach LaVine to New York

    Clutch Points "Previous reports have suggested that the New York Knicks will be quite busy in the offseason as they look to add some star power to their squad for the coming campaign. As it turns out, however, the Knicks could also be looking to stand pat this summer with the intention of..." July 19

  • Zach LaVine's Comments About Bam Adebayo Sparks Trade Rumors

    Heat Nation "Miami Heat big man Bam Adebayo will be looking to help Team USA bring home a gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics this summer. His impact on the team has already been recognized by his teammates. Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine recently showered Adebayo with..." July 19

  • 4 point guards linked to Bulls to play next to Zach LaVine

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls need an upgrade at point guard to play next to All-Star Zach LaVine. Matt Moore of The Action Network reports the Bulls are planning on being a big spender at the position this offseason, with four names tied to the franchise. Those four names are Kyle..." July 18

  • Zach LaVine Endorses Trade For DeJounte Murray

    Heavy "You think Zach LaVine doesn’t know the Chicago Bulls need help at point guard? He does, and it appears he’s onboard with the team making a trade that would bring San Antonio Spurs point guard DeJounte Murray to Chicago. July 17

  • Zach LaVine gets real on long-term future with Bulls

    NBC Sports Chicago "Zach LaVine has had quite the year. In March, the Chicago Bulls guard earned a trip to Atlanta for his first NBA All-Star Game. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid #eee;border-bottom:1px solid..." July 16

  • Are The Warriors Focusing On A Zach LaVine Trade?

    NBA Analysis "The Chicago Bulls decided to keep their stars in town at the NBA trade deadline and become buyers. This went against the opinion of many out there who thought they would be big sellers. This is a chance for them to continue to build assets but they would have to move a big name. Zach..." July 12

  • Zach LaVine reveals true feelings on his future with Bulls

    Clutch Points "Zach LaVine will be an unrestricted free agent in 2022 if he doesn’t sign an extension this summer, but whatever the case may be, it doesn’t look like he’s leaving the Chicago Bulls. The 26-year-old guard hinted as much when asked about his contract..." July 09

  • NBA Star Zach Lavine Surprises Kids At Sneaker Shop With New Jordan 4s!

    TMZ "Kids at a sneaker shop in California got the surprise of a lifetime last month ... 'cause NBA star Zach LaVine popped by and hooked them up with new Jordans!!! TMZ Sports has learned ... 4 lucky kids were hanging out at Swish Studios in Irvine, when the..." July 02

  • Offseason moves for the Chicago Bulls: Contract decisions on Zach LaVine, Lauri Markkanen

    ESPN "The Chicago Bulls learned the hard way that winning the trade deadline on paper or in the media does not guarantee a spot in the playoffs, or even the play-in tournament. At the time of the blockbuster trade that landed All-Star Nikola Vucevic, Chicago was 19-24 and in..." July 02

  • Recruiting time for Bulls guard Zach LaVine as he commits to Olympics?

    Chicago Sun-Times "Zach LaVine committed to joining Team USA for the Tokyo Olympics, his agent, Nima Namakian, confirmed Wednesday. It’s good news for LaVine’s expanding brand, and it comes months after the Bulls guard was named to his first NBA All-Star Game. June 24

  • Zach LaVine Has Committed to Play For Team USA in the 2021 Tokyo Olympics!

    Bleacher Nation "Gold Medalist Zach LaVine has a beautiful ring to it! The Chicago Bulls All-Star has reportedly committed to join the Team USA 12-man roster for the upcoming Tokyo Olympics. .psd-readMoreComponent{padding-top:15px;padding-bottom:15px;border-top:1px solid..." June 23

  • Why Zach LaVine's commitment to Bulls places onus on front office

    NBC Sports Chicago "In his season-ending media session, Zach LaVine crystallized the matter of his next contract in clear fashion. “Everybody wants to get paid what they're worth,” the Bulls’ leading scorer and All-Star guard said last month. “When my time comes, I definitely..." June 18

  • 3 best offseason trades Bulls can make to help Zach LaVine, Nikola Vucevic

    Clutch Points "After barely missing out on the NBA play-in tournament, the Chicago Bulls hope to come back strong next season. With Zach LaVine expected to be back at full strength next season and the Bulls having Nikola Vucevic on the roster for a full season, things are..." June 14

  • Zach LaVine Sells Chicago Mansion For $3 Million

    Fadeaway World "Zach LaVine had his first All-Star appearance in Chicago this season, which was a highlight to an otherwise disappointing season. However, things are looking up with the addition of All-Star Nikola Vucevic, and perhaps competitive basketball could come back to Chicago once again. Bob..." May 26

  • Wild Trade Proposal Would Send Zach LaVine to Miami Heat

    Heavy "The Chicago Bulls figure to be active this offseason, but if the team completes a trade suggested by Bleacher Report, the organization might have a fan revolt on its hands. B/R’s Greg Swartz dropped an article suggesting “the best trade” for every NBA..." May 25

  • Zach LaVine played like a superstar this season. Now the Chicago Bulls guard is in position to be paid like one.

    Chicago Tribune "It’s worth taking another moment to consider what an excellent 2020-21 season Chicago Bulls guard Zach LaVine put together. LaVine finished seventh in the NBA in scoring, putting up 27.4 points per game with 5.0 rebounds and 4.9 assists. He transformed himself into a standard of..." May 18

  • Zach LaVine’s bold statement on future with Bulls

    Clutch Points "Chicago Bulls star Zach LaVine has voiced time and time again that he loves playing in The Windy City. Despite the team failing this season to earn a berth in the play-in tournament even after acquiring Nikola Vucevic at the deadline, the Bulls guard would like to stay..." May 17

  • Zach LaVine may consider hometown discount to help Bulls build roster

    Pro Basketball Talk "This offseason, the Bulls can offer Zach LaVine a four-year, $104.8 million contract extension, the most the team can put on the table under the CBA. LaVine will turn that down — and he should, he is a max or near-max player, an All-Star this season who is getting..." May 13

  • Bradley Beal a Chicago Bulls target to form Big 3 with Zach LaVine, Nikola Vucevic

    Clutch Points "Despite trading for Nikola Vucevic right before the trade deadline, it looks like the Chicago Bulls are going to fall short of the play-in tournament. The only way the Bulls can steal a spot at this point is by winning their last three games (Raptors, Nets, Bucks) and then..." May 13

  • Zach LaVine likely will miss NBA playoffs again

    Chicago Sun-Times "Zach LaVine wants something bigger. The Bulls guard always has. He has made that very clear the last few seasons, first wanting individual recognition as an All-Star, but more importantly, he has wanted to show that he can be the face of an organization that is playing..." May 13

  • Kevin Durant Details Why He’s ‘a Fan’ of Zach LaVine and Bulls Core

    NBC Sports Chicago "  Kevin Durant sees what the Bulls are building. And, by the Brooklyn Nets' superstar's own admission, he digs. "I’m really a fan of this team," Durant told reporters after scoring 21 points in a 115-107 victory at the United Center..." May 12

  • Zach LaVine Set To Return On Thursday

    Yardbarker "Bulls guard Zach LaVine will return to action on Thursday after missing the team’s last 11 games due to the NBA’s health and safety protocols, reports Shams Charania of The Athletic (Twitter link). LaVine had cleared the protocols this week and was targeting..." May 05

  • Bulls Star Zach LaVine Won't Play vs. Sixers on Monday

    SI "Although the Philadelphia 76ers are coming off of an overtime matchup against the San Antonio Spurs, which ended less than 24 hours ago, the Sixers seem to be planning to face the Chicago Bulls at full strength.  For the last few games, the Sixers have been fully..." May 03

  • Zach LaVine’s potential return date from health and safety protocols

    Clutch Points "It’s now been two weeks since we last saw Zach LaVine take the floor for the Chicago Bulls. He’s been in the league’s health and safety protocols for an extended period, but at this point, his return does not seem imminent. According to Bulls..." April 28

  • Zach LaVine Feels ‘Stung’ by Bulls Ahead of Extension Talks

    Heavy "If nothing else, the Chicago Bulls stretch without Zach LaVine has proved his value to this team, and quieted any and all question as to whether or not they were better without him. But the All-Star’s willingness to remain in the Windy City beyond next season remains..." April 24

  • Billy Donovan Gives Highly Anticipated Update on Zach LaVine

    Heavy "They may have won two of three since Zach LaVine was ruled out indefinitely, but don’t doubt the Chicago Bulls are anxious to get the All-Star back on the floor. And you can bet he’s ready to return to the court even more LaVine was wrapping up a career..." April 21

  • In Zach LaVine’s absence, Bulls are turning to defense and desperation

    The Athletic "After a humiliating home loss to Orlando last week, Bulls coach Billy Donovan told reporters his team needed to play with more desperation. “If we don’t do that, it’s going to be really hard for us,” he said. That was with leading scorer Zach..." April 21

  • Chicago Bulls' Zach LaVine likely to decline contract extension this offseason, become free agent in 2022

    CBS Sports "With the bulk of the superstars originally expected to headline 2021 free agency now signed to extensions, the NBA's attention has shifted to the less-heralded class of 2022. With Stephen Curry expected to re-sign with the Warriors before then and Bradley..." April 17

  • Zach LaVine enters COVID protocol, could miss multiple games

    NBC Sports Chicago "  Bulls guard Zach LaVine has entered the NBA's COVID-19 health and safety protocols, a source confirmed to NBC Sports Chicago's K.C. Johnson Thursday afternoon. The length of LaVine's absence is unknown, but expected to be multiple games, a source..." April 15

  • Will Chicago's Bold Move Keep Zach LaVine, Lauri Markkanen in Town?

    Bleacher Report "There's growing optimism the Chicago Bulls are starting to put a squad together that will allow them to shed the losing franchise label that has dogged them for years. No, these Bulls will not be confused with "The Last Dance" Bulls who dominated..." April 14

  • Frustrated Zach LaVine to Bulls Amidst Losing Streak: ‘Figure It Out’

    Heavy "It wasn’t supposed to be like this. When the Chicago Bulls brought in Nikola Vucevic at the trade deadline, it was to raise their postseason chances, not lessen them. Fast forward 10 games, and they’ve won just three games since March 25. And those came in one..." April 13

  • Chicago Bulls Could Create A Big 3 With Bradley Beal, Zach LaVine And Nikola Vucevic

    Fadeaway World "The Chicago Bulls made some big moves at the trade deadline, bringing Nikola Vucevic to the Windy City as one of the best trades of the day. They are still trying to make the leap and reach the postseason this year but we still have to wait and see if they can get the job..." April 10

  • Zach LaVine spooked when he heard how many 50-point games Michael Jordan had

    Clutch Points "The Chicago Bulls are currently ranked 10th in the Eastern Conference. Putting them in the running for the play-in game for now. The team suffered a loss on Friday night against the Atlanta Hawks, but not without Zach LaVine going bonkers once again. He finished with 50 points, 8..." April 10

  • Zach LaVine prefers Thad Young stay with Bulls past trade deadline

    NBC Sports Chicago "  Zach LaVine had 24 different teammates during his rookie year with the rebuilding Minnesota Timberwolves. He was traded by the Wolves — to the Bulls — while rehabbing a torn ACL at age 21. Seemingly ever since, his name has ranged from a whisper to resounding..." March 25