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Carlos Boozer
PPG RPG APG
13.7 8.3 1.6
Team: Los AngelesHeight: 6-9 Born: 11/20/1981
Position: F-CWeight: 266 Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, West Germany
College: DukeDraft: 2nd Round 6th pick by Cavaliers (2002)


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July 17 6:51 PM PT7:51 PM MT8:51 PM CT9:51 PM ET1:51 GMT9:51 6:51 PM MST8:51 PM EST5:51 UAE (+1)03:5121:51 ET8:51 PM CT0:51 - The Los Angeles Lakers have claimed Carlos Boozer after he was waived by the Chicago Bulls via the amnesty clause. ESPN.com reported that the bid was $3.25 million.
Analysis: Boozer, a two-time All-Star, averaged 15.5 points and nine rebounds in 280 games with the Bulls. His playing time diminished in recent seasons with the emergence of Taj Gibson, and the Bulls needed to clear his salary to sign Pau Gasol and European star Nikola Mirotic.
July 15 1:52 PM PT2:52 PM MT3:52 PM CT4:52 PM ET20:52 GMT4:52 1:52 PM MST3:52 PM EST0:52 UAE (+1)22:5216:52 ET3:52 PM CT19:52 - The Chicago Bulls have used the amnesty clause to cut forward Carlos Boozer after four seasons with the team.
Analysis: Boozer came to the Bulls in a sign-and-trade deal with Utah in July 2010. He had one season left on a five-year deal worth roughly $75 million. The amnesty clause allows a team to waive one player during the current labor deal and have 100 percent of his salary taken off the cap and the tax. Boozer is still owed the money.
Feb. 19 7:32 PM PT8:32 PM MT9:32 PM CT10:32 PM ET3:32 GMT11:32 8:32 PM MST10:32 PM EST7:32 UAE (+1)04:3222:32 ET9:32 PM CT2:32 - Boozer scored 20 points as the Bulls won their fourth straight game Wednesday night, edging the Raptors 94-92.
Analysis: The German-born Boozer is averaging 14.9 points.
Feb. 10 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CT1:11 - Boozer returned to action and was in the starting lineup Thursday against the Brooklyn Nets.
Analysis: Boozer had been out the previous three games due to a left calf strain.
Feb. 4 8:39 PM PT9:39 PM MT10:39 PM CT11:39 PM ET4:39 GMT12:39 9:39 PM MST11:39 PM EST8:39 UAE05:3923:39 ET10:39 PM CT2:39 - Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 12 rebounds, and the Chicago Bulls snapped the Phoenix Suns' five-game winning streak with a 101-92 victory on Tuesday night.
Analysis: Boozer started off the game fast, as he had eight points and five rebounds to help Chicago to a 21-13 lead after the first quarter.
Jan. 27 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET3:38 GMT11:38 8:38 PM MST10:38 PM EST7:38 UAE (+1)04:3822:38 ET9:38 PM CT1:38 - Carlos Boozer had 20 points and 14 rebounds on Monday night, but it was not enough as Chicago fell to Minnesota 95-86.
Analysis: With Joakim Noah out, Boozer was responsible for more offense for the Bulls, putting up a season-high 24 shots on the night. He made nine of them in the loss.
Jan. 22 2:04 PM PT3:04 PM MT4:04 PM CT5:04 PM ET22:04 GMT6:04 3:04 PM MST5:04 PM EST2:04 UAE (+1)23:0417:04 ET4:04 PM CT20:04 - The Chicago Bulls are without Boozer and Kirk Hinrich against the Cavaliers. Boozer will miss his third game of the season Wednesday night with a strained left calf.
Analysis: Coach Tom Thibodeau expects Boozer to be back in a few days.
Jan. 11 9:35 PM PT10:35 PM MT11:35 PM CT12:35 AM ET5:35 GMT13:35 10:35 PM MST12:35 AM EST9:35 UAE06:350:35 ET11:35 PM CT3:35 - Carlos Boozer had 19 points and 13 rebounds in his first game back from a right knee injury, helping the Bulls to an 81-72 victory versus the Bucks on Friday.
Analysis: Despite injuries and the trade of star forward Luol Deng, the Bulls have won five straight games. Chicago hasn't allowed an opponent to score more than 87 in the four-game streak.
Jan. 4 5:49 PM PT6:49 PM MT7:49 PM CT8:49 PM ET1:49 GMT9:49 6:49 PM MST8:49 PM EST5:49 UAE (+1)02:4920:49 ET7:49 PM CT23:49 - Boozer remains out because of a sore right knee.
Analysis: Boozer started each of Chicago's first 31 games. Coach Tom Thibodeau says an MRI came back negative and the team is hopeful it's not anything serious.
Dec. 31 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CT3:06 - Boozer had 21 points and 10 rebounds in Monday's win at Memphis for his ninth double-double of the season.
Analysis: The Bulls have won three of four with Boozer going 23 of 41 (56.1 percent) in the victories.
Dec. 11 9:06 PM PT10:06 PM MT11:06 PM CT12:06 AM ET5:06 GMT13:06 10:06 PM MST12:06 AM EST9:06 UAE06:060:06 ET11:06 PM CT3:06 - Boozer had 21 points and 12 rebounds in Tuesday's 78-74 loss to Milwaukee.
Analysis: While Boozer has three 20-point efforts over the last seven games, he's scored a combined 35 in the other four. He remains a good - but hardly great - fantasy option.
Dec. 6 9:40 PM PT10:40 PM MT11:40 PM CT12:40 AM ET5:40 GMT13:40 10:40 PM MST12:40 AM EST9:40 UAE06:400:40 ET11:40 PM CT3:40 - Boozer scored 27 points, and the Chicago Bulls beat LeBron James and the Miami Heat 107-87 on Thursday night.
Analysis: Boozer was averaging 7.3 points on 33.3 percent shooting in his previous three games.
Nov. 19 9:40 AM PT10:40 AM MT11:40 AM CT12:40 PM ET17:40 GMT1:40 10:40 AM MST12:40 PM EST21:40 UAE18:4012:40 ET11:40 AM CT15:40 - Boozer scored 12 points and pulled down 17 rebounds in Monday's win over Charlotte.
Analysis: It was his third double-double and best rebounding total this season.

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