Bulls' Payne sent to D-League just weeks after being acquired at NBA trade deadline

CBS SPORTSLINE | on Mon, Mar 20, 3:58 PM

On the day of the trade deadline, the Chicago Bulls[1] traded big man Taj Gibson[2], sharpshooter Doug McDermott[3] and a 2018 second-round pick to the Oklahoma City Thunder[4] for a package headlined by point guard Cameron Payne[5]. It was widely panned as a poor return[6] for a player of Gibson’s caliber, but the acquisition of Payne was supposed to signify a shift toward getting younger and faster. “When Cam came out in the draft, we were very, very high on him,” Bulls vice president John ...

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