Milt Newton has emerged as a candidate to become general manager of the Chicago Bulls.

The Bulls are searching for a general manager under Arturas Karnisovas.

Newton is currently assistant general manager of the Milwaukee Bucks. Newton was previously general manager of the Minnesota Timberwolves after an extended tenure with the Washington Wizards. 

Marc Eversley, Mark Hughes, Matt Lloyd and Michael Finley have previously been linked with the job.