[b]NOTES: The Bulls have signed rookie Eddie Basden to a contract that includes guaranteed money if the 6-5 swingman makes the regular-season roster.

β€˜β€˜I fully expect Eddie Basden to be on our roster opening day,’’ operations chief John Paxson said. β€˜β€˜He can play for our team.’’


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From the Chicago Tribune…

[b]In other Bulls news, Paxson confirmed that Eddie Basden, a gritty guard who went undrafted in June after starring for Charlotte in his senior season, has signed a two-year contract. Basden told the Charlotte Observer the deal becomes guaranteed if he makes the opening-night roster.

β€œI fully expect Eddie Basden to be on our roster this year,” Paxson said. β€œWe’re very confident he can play a role for us this year.”

Basden arrived Sunday in Chicago and has started working out at the Berto Center, Paxson said. He added that Malik Allen, 27, who played with Miami for 3 1/2 seasons before he was traded to Charlotte, will be in town Tuesday to visit the Bulls.

The Bulls open the regular season at home Nov. 2 against Charlotte and will play defending NBA champ San Antonio Nov. 7, the team announced Monday.[/b]


Is that the don’t go ride motorcycles or do anything crazy clause ?, contract doesn’t begin until you make it to opening day.