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Justin Holiday, Bulls agree to 2-year, $9 million deal

The Bulls made their second splash in free agency Sunday night, but it wasn't Nikola Mirotic.

Just under 48 hours after receiving a verbal commitment from restricted free agent Cristiano Felicio, the Bulls and Justin Holiday verbally agreed to a two-year, $9 million deal, according to a source.

The Bulls are thin at wing and familiar with Holiday. He averaged 6.5 points over 27 games late in the 2015-16 season after the Bulls acquired him from the Hawks in the February 2016 Kirk Hinrich trade.

The Bulls begrudgingly included Holiday in the June 2016 Derrick Rose trade to the Knicks, where Holiday played all 82 games last season.

He averaged 7.7 points in 20 minutes and shot 35.5 percent from 3-point range.

At 6-foot-6, Holiday is athletic and runs the floor well and fits in the Bulls' rebuild with a short-term deal.

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