Bulls draft Michigan State's Valentine with 14th pick

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The Chicago Bulls drafted Michigan State swing player Denzel Valentine with the 14th overall pick in the NBA Draft on Thursday.

The 2015-16 AP national player of the year, Valentine joins a team that traded former MVP Derrick Rose to New York on Wednesday in a blockbuster. The deal that brought one of the most successful and disappointing periods in the franchise's history to an end.

Valentine averaged 19.2 points per game, 7.5 rebounds, and 7.8 assists last season. But a lingering knee injury might have raised concerns for some teams.

Chicago also holds the 48th pick.