Chicago Bulls signing former Illinois guard from free agency
Former Illinois basketball star Malcolm Hill is getting a 2nd chance with the Chicago Bulls after signing a two-way contract on Wednesday, according to The Athletic’s Shams Charania.
Hill was a former 2nd-team All-B1G guard at Illinois (2016 and 2017). Hill played in 137 games while starting in 112 of them averaging 13.5 points per game, 2.1 assists per game, and 4.7 rebounds per game.
The Chicago Bulls are signing free agent guard Malcolm Hill on a two-way NBA contract, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium. Hill averaged 3.4 points and 10.4 minutes over 16 games for the Bulls last season.
— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) September 7, 2022
He spent several seasons playing in the Philippine, European, and Semi-Pro League before finally making signing with the Atlanta Hawks on Dec. 22, 2021, on a 10-day contract.
After playing in 3 games with Atlanta, he signed a 10-day contract with Chicago. After his 10-day contract, he signed a two-way contract for the rest of the season to play for Chicago and the G-League affiliate in the Windy City Bulls.
Hill averaged 3.4 points and 1.8 rebounds in the 16 games played for Chicago last season.