Over the next week, expect to see a lot of rumors involving the Clippers and their interest in certain players. Our latest rumor today comes from K.C. Johnson of NBC Chicago, who tweeted that the Clippers are expected to show interest in guard Kris Dunn.
The Bulls plan to not issue a qualifying offer to Kris Dunn, per sources. The Clippers are among several teams expected to show interest in the soon-to-be-free-agent guard.— K.C. Johnson (@KCJHoop) November 16, 2020
Can also confirm Bulls will extend qualifying offer to Denzel Valentine, which @DarnellMayberry had 1st.
Dunn has spent the last three seasons with the Chicago Bulls after being traded from the Timberwolves in the Jimmy Butler trade. Dunn, 26, was selected by Minnesota with the fifth overall selection in the 2016 NBA Draft out of Providence.
After two back-to-back solid campaigns, Dunn really struggled for Chicago last season. He averaged only seven points a game in 25 minutes of action, while shooting only 44 percent from the field, including a horrific 26 percent from deep.
Dunn isn’t known for his shooting, to put it kindly. Over his four-year career, the guard is shooting only 42 percent.
Jovan Buha of The Athletic wrote an article recently where he ranked 25 players the Clippers could pursue this offseason. He ranked Dunn at No. 20, adding this about the guard
Defensively, Dunn arguably is the best perimeter option in this group. He is only this low because he’s a non-shooter who can struggle to make decisions with defenses sagging off of him. He has underrated playmaking chops, but his ceiling as a role player is limited as long as he’s not much of a scoring threat in the half court.