Burrell spent one season in Chicago after being traded to the Bulls for Dickey Simpkins. Simpkins played in 80 games that year and added 5.2 points and 2.7 rebounds per game off the bench.
After the ’98 Finals victory played one more season in the NBA before taking his game around the world. Burrell played in China, the Philippines, Spain, Japan, and the lower leagues of the United States before retiring in 2006. He is now the head coach at Southern Connecticut State University.