Found December 09, 2011 on
The Pistons have bought out 33-year old shooting guard Richard Hamilton and he’s now a free agent. Hamilton played in 55 games (39 starts) for the Pistons last year and he averaged 27.2 minutes, 14.1 points, 2.3 rebounds and 3.1 assists per game. He played in 631 games (599 starts) in his nine years with the Pistons and he averaged 34.4 minutes, 18.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 3.8 assists per game. Hamilton finishes his career with the Pistons as their #6 scorer in franchise history with 11,582 points. He also finished #9 in games played (631) and #7 in assists (2,419) in Pistons’ history. Hamilton will hook on with another team soon, but the Pistons won’t miss him as he acted like a little kid last year.
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The Detroit Pistons have decided to part ways with Richard Hamilton.
A person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press on Friday that terms of a buyout were still being negotiated. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team had not made an announcement.
The 33-year-old Hamilton spent the last nine seasons with the Pistons, leading them to the 2004...
The Detroit Free Press is reporting that the Detroit Pistons plan to waive longtime guard, Rip Hamilton and his $20 million remaining contract, effectively buying him out and making him available to sign with other teams.
Guard Richard “Rip” Hamilton has been a familiar name in trade rumors for the past couple seasons and was said to be a top candidate to become a casualty of amnesty clause. Apparently the Pistons are finally parting ways with Hamilton and are waiving the guard straight out, buying out his contract and allowing Hamilton [...]
According to the Detroit Free Press, Rip Hamilton will be bought out by the Pistons: “Source: Rip Hamilton has been waived by the Pistons. Will be bought out. Not an amnesty transaction.”
The new Amnesty Clause in the NBA labor agreement update claimed it’s first ever victim today. Gilbert Arenas of the Orlando Magic. Yes, “Hibachi,” “Agent 0,” or as I call him “shooty mcshootington” or “gunsy mcgunsington” walks away from the Magic with a cool $60+ million; without having to do a thing.
The Magic get to take his albatross of a contract off their...
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.
Pistons buying out shooting guard who fits Bulls' needThough hurdles remain, the Bulls are zeroing in on signing veteran guard Richard Hamilton, according to league sources.
This comes as a surprise to just about nobody. But it also seems a good fit. And destined to happen. The Bulls are making a hard charge at Richard Hamilton to become their new two-guard, reports Aggrey Sam at CSNChicago.com. Rip Hamilton was bought out by the Pistons on Friday and is a free agent.…
DETROIT - When the Pistons indicated they were going to pass on using the collective bargaining agreement's new...
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.