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Agent: Bulls agree to deal with Brewer

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Ronnie Brewer will be reunited with former Jazz teammates Carlos Boozer and Kyle Korver.
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CHICAGO (AP)

The agent for Ronnie Brewer confirmed Friday the guard has agreed to a three-year contract with the Chicago Bulls.

The deal reunites Brewer with former Utah teammates Carlos Boozer and Kyle Korver, who became Bulls earlier this month.

Brewer finished last season with Memphis after being dealt from Utah at the trade deadline in February. He played in only five games with the Grizzlies because of a strained hamstring.

He told Yahoo! Sports that he turned down a chance to go to Boston in a sign-and-trade for a three-year, $12.5 million deal with the Bulls instead. Agent Henry Thomas wouldn't confirm the financial details, but said Brewer would be a "tremendous fit" for Chicago.

"An added benefit to the Bulls will be that his years playing with both Carlos and Kyle in Utah will make his adjustment to this team that much easier," Thomas wrote in an e-mail.

Brewer figures to get a chance to start at shooting guard in Chicago alongside All-Star Derrick Rose.

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