The Athletic's Shams Charania reported the Chicago native has signed with the team for the remainder of the season.
The Chicago Bulls are signing forward Alfonzo McKinnie to a standard NBA contract for the remainder of the season, sources tell @TheAthletic @Stadium.— Shams Charania (@ShamsCharania) December 26, 2021
McKinnie becomes the first hardship signing to sign a full NBA deal during league’s COVID-19 surge.
Capitanes CDMX tenure
McKinnie, who signed two 10-day contracts with the Bulls initially, now becomes the first G-League player to earn a contract for the entire year.
When the 29 year-old was called-up by Chicago earlier this season, he ranked fourth in the Gatorade league in points per game, averaging 24.1 points and 9.8 rebounds through 10 games with the Capitanes CDMX.
McKinnie with Chicago
During his time with the Bulls this season, McKinnie has appeared in three games and posted eight points and two rebounds in 25 minutes per contest.
He also holds shooting averages of .450 from the field and.500 from behind the arc.