The Chicago Bulls reportedly plan to extend a qualifying offer to center Joffrey Lauvergne, making him a restricted free agent.
David Aldridge of TNT reported the news Wednesday.
Lauvergne, 25, played 20 games for the Bulls in 2016-17 after coming over from the Oklahoma City Thunder at the trade deadline in February. He averaged 4.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game and had one regular-season start.
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