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Why Amundson bolted Chicago

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08:06 AM ET 03.12 | Lou Amundson is taking his talents to the Big Easy. The power forward wrote in a text message Monday to FOX Sports Florida that he will sign with the Hornets for the rest of the season after his 10-day contract with the Chicago Bulls expires at the end of the day. "Chicago was prepared to sign me to another 10-day, but I felt I should go somewhere where I can get a better opportunity to play," Amundson wrote in a text message. Amundson signed a 10-day deal with the Bulls on March 2. But he played just two minutes in one game while not appearing in four others. The Hornets needed a big body after power forward Jason Smith recently was lost for the season with a shoulder injury.

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March 12, 2013  08:49 AM ET

Who is he?

March 12, 2013  10:06 AM ET

Working On Your Next Contract, Bro?

March 12, 2013  01:19 PM ET

I dont blame him we need more players like him that love the game and just want to play no matter how small or big the market is. Kuddos

March 12, 2013  02:26 PM ET

He must have a relative working for Fox Sports Florida...

That's the only explanation for a Story about Lou Amundson...

March 12, 2013  02:56 PM ET

Man's gotta do what a man's gotta do.

 
March 12, 2013  06:09 PM ET

This is the reason they need D.Rose asap! Amundson is leaving...

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