2013 NBA Free Agency: Offseason Grades for each Central Division team

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After a fast and furious start to the 2013 offseason, we have reached the point where everything has slowed down considerably and we can look back at how each NBA team improved or failed to improve for the 2013-14 season.

There will still be some player movement the rest of the summer, but likely nothing major enough to really make an impact on this offseason.

With that being said, let’s take a look division by division at how each team in the NBA fared this offseason.

Next up I hand out offseason grades to each Central Division team.

May 15, 2013; Miami, FL, USA; Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose (1) smiles during warm ups prior to game five of the second round of the 2013 NBA Playoffs against the Miami Heat at American Airlines Arena. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago Bulls

Players Added

Rookies: F Erik Murphy, G Tony Snell

Free Agents: F Mike Dunleavy, C Nazr Mohammed (re-signed)

Trades: None

Players Lost

Free Agents: G Marco Belinelli, G Nate Robinson

Trades: None

Waived: G/F Richard Hamilton, F Malcolm Thomas

The Bulls didn’t do much this offseason, but the Mike Dunleavy signing is a very under rated one and the drafting of Tony Snell adds a very nice piece to the future.

But think about this. The Bulls biggest move is one they didn’t necessarily make in the offseason. Getting a former MVP back healthy in Derrick Rose is just like making a big blockbuster trade. The Bulls biggest problem last season was consistency on offense and it looks like they may have solved that.

Losing Robinson may hurt but he wouldn’t have had as big of a role with the return of Rose.

Grade: B+

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