Bull exercise options on White, Carter Jr., Hutchison

In his rookie campaign, Coby White averaged 13.2 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.7 assists.

The Chicago Bulls have used the third-year option on the Coby White guard, and fourth-year options on the Wendell Carter Jr. center. and on to Chandler Hutchison. Using their preferences, all players will be under contract with the Bulls for the 2021-22 season.

In his rookie campaign, White averaged 13.2 points (6)th among spies with the same credentials), 3.5 revisions (T-12th) and 2.7 assists (4th) over 65 games, and fired .394 from the field (10th), .354 from three (7th) and .791 from the free throw line (2nd). He was named to the 2019-20 All-Rookie Second Team and was selected as Rookie of the Month at the Kia NBA Eastern Conference for games played in February after posting three consecutive 30-point runs a month.

Carter Jr. appeared. in 43 games (43 starts) in 2019-20 and averaged 11.3 points, 9.4 rebounds and 1.2 assists in 29.2 minutes per game. In his sophomore season, he picked up his averages in points (+1.0) and rebounds (+2.4) per game while shooting .534 off the field, a 4.9 percent increase from the rookie campaign aige. Carter Jr. added. up two career-and-team doubles best last year and was named to Team USA for the 2020 NBA Rising Stars game but did not play due to injury.

In 2019-20, Hutchison appeared in 28 games (10 starts) and averaged 7.8 points (+2.6 from his rookie year), 3.9 rebounds and 0.96 steals in 18.8 minutes per game while he played. .457 from the field and .316 from three. On Jan. 29, at Indiana, he scored 21 career-level points on a 10-of-14 shooting from the field.