(CBS) The Bulls announced today they have signed free-agent guard Marco Belinelli.
The 26-year-old Belinelli (6-5, 195) comes to the Bulls after played the last two seasons with the Hornets. Last season, Belinelli appeared in all 66 games, with 55 starts, and averaged career highs in points (11.8 ppg), rebounds (2.6 rpg) and minutes (29.8 mpg). He shot .417 from the field, .377 from behind the arc and .783 from the line.
Belinelli broke into the league with the Golden State Warriors in 2007, where he played for two seasons after being drafted in the first round of the 2007 NBA Draft,18th overall.