Several NBA teams have made significant changes this summer with trades and free agent signings, but the Chicago Bulls have done little to upgrade their roster. And with point guard Derrick Rose likely to miss most of the upcoming season with an injury, adding some offense is key if this team wants to challenge in the Eastern Conference this season.
Leandro Barbosa is having a terrific summer playing for Brazil in the Olympics and has the offensive game to help the Bulls. Bleacher Report writer Josh Cohen suggests the front office for Chicago look into adding the veteran shooting guard, a move that will add some scoring punch and keep the team in the playoff hunt until their All-Star returns to the court.
Barbosa averaged over 11 points for Toronto and Indiana last season and the 29-year-old has starting experience, something that will only give the team's coaching staff more versatility as the season progresses.
Miami is still the class of the NBA and Eastern Conference, but Chicago can compete with any team in the league when healthy and adding a scorer like Barbosa will only make this team stronger and more dangerous next season.