O.J. Mayo, one of the more intriguing available free agents, is looking to sign a new deal within the next 10 days and there are plenty of available suitors.
Saturday night Yahoo! Sports' Marc Spears tweeted that the , , and are the finalists, while WEEI.com in Boston is reporting that the are also interested in Mayo, but that it would be contingent on finalizing a sign-and-trade deal for the newly acquired Jason Terry -- a move that has technically yet to be finalized.
While no potential deals have been reported in terms of years and dollars, it could be the Bulls that emerge as the strongest contenders in the Mayo sweepstakes.
While there are currently no takers, Chicago is reportedly looking to move aging shooting guard Richard Hamilton and his expiring contract. If the Bulls are successful, it would free up a bit of cap space to sign Mayo, and could slot a younger, more athletic Mayo guard into their rotation and add a much-needed ball handler to their backcourt with Derrick Rose's future uncertain.