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Chicago Bulls exercise third-year option on Doug McDermott

McDermott will be under contract with the Bulls through at least 2016-17.

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Former Creighton Bluejay Doug McDermott will be in Chicago for at least one more season following this one, as the team announced they had picked up his third-year option.

McDermott, who finished his career at Creighton fifth on the NCAA's all-time scoring list, has averaged 3.3 points per game thus far in 38 career games with the Chicago Bulls.