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The Detroit Pistons still haven’t officially waived shooting guard Richard “Rip” Hamilton. Waivers take 48 hours to clear. Barring any unforeseen issues, Rip should be at Chicago Bulls trainingcamp by the middle of the week.
Today was Bulls media day, and of course free agency, trades, acquisitions were all hot topics. As you might expect no one said anything publicly to reveal the next transaction (Rip Hamilton to the Bulls). But if you read in between the lines, there’s was enough said to verify that this will soon be a done deal.
“Rip? Did we get him yet? Or..I don’t even know. If we were to get him I think he’ll be great, he’s always in perfect shape, running around especially for his age,” said the reigning MVP Derrick Rose at today’s presser. He sounded a bit confused at first, like perhaps he revealed too much.
“He has the experience as a winner…if anything I know he’d help us if we get him,” Rose added.
So the players are already repeating the party line in terms of what H
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Rip Hamilton was once a decent player. The Bulls are thinking of acquiring him in an effort to correct their “problems” at the shooting guard. Unfortunately for the Bulls this will likely hurt them in their quest for a title. The truth is Hamilton has never been that great of a player. The Bulls actually already have a very strong team with few weaknesses. Adding Hamilton will...
The Detroit Pistons waived veteran guard Richard Hamilton on Monday.
Hamilton played nine seasons with the club, helping the Pistons to the NBA title in 2004 and an additional appearance in the Finals in 2005.
"We thank Richard Hamilton for his time here with the Pistons organization," Detroit president of basketball operations Joe Dumars said. "Rip was a champion...
"We thank Richard Hamilton for his time here with the Pistons organization," Dumars said in a released statement.
Detroit Pistons President of Basketball Operations Joe Dumars announced today that the team has waived guard Richard Hamilton. He had two years left on his contract, which was bought out by the team.
It’s been widely reported that Hamilton will now likely sign with the Chicago Bulls.
“We thank Richard Hamilton for his time here with the [...]
The Bulls are targeting Richard Hamilton, who was bought out by the Pistons.
The Chicago Bulls remain poised to sign veteran shooting guard Richard Hamilton once his buyout from the Detroit Pistons becomes official.
Monday's NBA news briefs: The Detroit Pistons have waived Richard Hamilton.
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The Detroit Pistons have waived Richard Hamilton.
Steve Kerr knows what it's like to be a shooting guard alongside someone who needs to dominate the basketball, which is why he believes Rip Hamilton would be a great fit on the Chicago Bulls.
The Chicago Bulls plan to pursue Rip Hamilton when he is bought out by the Detroit Pistons, according to a source familiar with the situation, and Derrick Rose said Hamilton would be a good fit.