The Bulls took Bairstow with the 49th pick. An Australian, he averaged 20.4 points and 7.4 rebounds as a senior last season.
Earlier in the night, the acquired the draft rights to high-scoring Creighton forward Doug McDermott from Denver. The Nuggets took him with the 11th pick and dealt him to Chicago for the 16th and 19th picks and a second-rounder in 2015. The Bulls also acquired forward Anthony Randolph in that trade.