AP source: Bucks, Bulls agree to Salmons deal

BY foxsports • February 18, 2010

A person with direct knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that the Milwaukee Bucks have agreed in principle to a trade that would send forwards Hakim Warrick and Joe Alexander to the Chicago Bulls for guard John Salmons.

The person spoke Thursday and requested anonymity because the deal is not yet complete.

Salmons has played in 51 games for Chicago this season, averaging 12.7 points per game. He is scheduled to make $5.8 million next season if he doesn't opt out of his contract.

The contracts of Warrick and Alexander both expire at the end of the season, potentially freeing up space for the Bulls to bid for marquee free agents in the offseason.

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