Seemingly a magnet for injuries last season Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich is on the mend after suffering a concussion in last Friday’s home win over the Pacers.
But as has been the case with the veteran reserve it’s not just one ailment he’s recovering from simultaneously as Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau revealed that Hinrich also suffered a previously unreported shoulder injury in the fourth quarter of the same contest. Still the coach believes Hinrich’s condition is improving.
“He actually shot well moved at a game speed so we’ll see how he feels tomorrow as well” Thibodeau said of Hinrich after Thursday afternoon’s practice at the Berto Center though he also noted that the guard hasn’t taken contact yet and would have to first be cleared by the Bulls’ medical staff before returning the floor. “He’s been cleared from the concussion so that part’s good. He has a little soreness that he’s got to get past.”
Hinrich himself downplayed the shoulder injury.
“I took a shot in the sh