Veteran guard Hinrich returning to Chicago Bulls

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago Bulls say guard Kirk Hinrich has exercised his player option and will return next season. Terms were not disclosed in Monday's announcement. A 12-year NBA veteran, the 34-year old Hinrich has played in 833 regular-season games and averaged 11.4 points, five assists, three rebounds and 1.15 steals per game. He also has played in 65 playoff games.
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kirk Hinrich Returns to Chicago Bulls

Kirk Hinrich has picked up his $2.8 million option with the Chicago Bulls, according to RealGM. Hinrich, 34, averaged 5.7 points, 2.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds per game last season. He has spent 10 of his 12 NBA seasons with the Bulls. Hinrich is known for his defense, basketball IQ, and ability to run an offense.
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Kirk Hinrich Picks Up $2.8M Player Option With Bulls

Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich has exercised his player option worth $2.8 million to return next season, league sources told RealGM.Hinrich, 34, has spent 10 of his 12 NBA seasons with the Bulls. He re-signed with the Bulls on a two-year contract last offseason. In 66 games last season, Hinrich averaged 5.7 points, 2.2 assists and 1.8 rebounds while shooting 34.5 percent from three...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Which Free Agents Should Chicago Re-Sign?

  (March 4, 2015 – Source: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. Free Agents: Jimmy Butler (RFA) Kirk Hinrich (Player Option) Aaron Brooks (UFA) Mike Dunleavy Jr. (UFA) Nazr Muhammad (UFA) The Chicago Bulls have 5 players that are or can become free agents this offseason. After a season, where they had the third best record...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls bloggers aren’t very optimistic about the Bulls

The Cleveland Cavaliers are off for a week until they play again on Monday at The Q in the Eastern Conference Semifinals. With yesterday’s upset at the United Center, the Milwaukee Bucks remained alive and down 3-2 in their series against the Chicago Bulls for the right to face the Cavs. For most of the season, however, a Cleveland-Chicago playoff matchup has seemed to be inevitable...
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April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls' Hinrich sidelined vs. Pistons with hyperextended knee

CHICAGO (AP) Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich has been ruled out of Friday night's game against the Detroit Pistons because of a hyperextended left knee. Hinrich was injured during the third quarter against Milwaukee on Wednesday night when Bucks center Zaza Pachulia rolled up on his left knee. Hinrich underwent an MRI exam on Thursday that revealed the extent of the injury. Hinrich...
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April 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Joakim Noah Was Punking Kirk Hinrich On The Bulls’ Bench

Joakim Noah was having some fun on the bench during the Bulls’ 108-92 win over the Raptors on Friday night.  Watch as Noah tosses his towel at Kirk Hinrich after a few words were passed. [Gustavo Vega] The post Joakim Noah Was Punking Kirk Hinrich On The Bulls’ Bench appeared first on Diehardsport.
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

5 Reasons the Bulls Need To Be the No. 4 Seed to Reach the Finals

In what can only be described as ****** basketball, the Chicago Bulls beat a rec-league team from Philadelphia Wednesday night in overtime. Hold on – they weren’t a rec-league team? Oh, I guess those were the Philadelphia 76ers, which are still considered an NBA team despite having a 14-50 record. Wait, c’mon, they chucked up 41 threes! Jason Richardson was like that kid in...
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March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Time To Start Kirk Hinrich

  (Source: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images North America) By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher/Hoopstuff.. My fellow Chicagoans, we are all aware of what kind of player Kirk Hinrich is in his 30’s. He isn’t that much of a scorer or distributor, but he can still defend and is a leader on the court. With Derrick Rose injured last season he took the job of the starting point guard...
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March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago's Gibson, Hinrich out with illness

CHICAGO (AP) Reserves Taj Gibson and Kirk Hinrich have been ruled out for the Chicago Bulls' game against the Milwaukee Bucks. Coach Tom Thibodeau says they are sick and did not come to United Center for Monday night's game. Hinrich also missed Saturday's 112-107 victory over Phoenix. Gibson scored 12 points in 28 1/2 minutes against the Suns.
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February 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Stop Giving Kirk Hinrich so Many Minutes, Thibs!

Kirk Hinrch is old and bad. On Friday night, he’ll suit up for the first time since Feb. 7, when the Chicago Bulls beat the New Orleans Pelicans. He missed the last three games before the All-Star break with a turf toe injury – just another injury piled on to the Kansas guard’s career. During practice on Wednesday Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau threw out a stat to reporters. Thibodeau...
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February 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulls Look-alikes are the Best Look-alikes

During last night’s Cavs- Bulls game, the SM crew came to a startling conclusion that the Bulls may have the most “unique” looking team in the NBA. No team in the NBA has as many players that you can say, “you know [fill in the blank] really does look like [fill in the blank]” as the Bulls. No qualitative research was officially done to confirm this bold statement, but...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

How Hinrich’s Injury Could be a Blessing in Disguise

Tonight something happened to the Chicago Bulls that most wouldn’t understand. According to Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago, and the Chicago Bulls PR. Kirk Hinrich Left tonight’s Contest with a left turf toe injury. Kirk has started 22 games out of the 44 games that he has played this year. He has missed seven previous […]
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February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago Bulls: Kirk Hinrich providing valuable leadership

Kirk Hinrich, in his 14th season in the NBA, is still finding a way to make a major positive impact for the Chicago Bulls. The Bulls have been plagued with injury this season and Tom Thibodeau knows he can turn to Kirk when he needs a player to step up. Hinrich primarily serves as a backup to Derrick Rose, but amid Rose’s inconsistent health this season Hinrich has been called...
December 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Bulls Fans Were Not Happy With Kirk Hinrich After His Costly Foul

Kirk Hinrich cost the Bulls a win Tuesday night against the Dallas Mavericks after he fouled Monta Ellis in the act of shooting a game-tying three-pointer. Twitter, per usual, was not happy with Hinrich. Kirk Hinrich will be on #Shaqtin a Fool for that one. Most bone headed decision made since Kanye tried to turn a […] The post Bulls Fans Were Not Happy With Kirk Hinrich After...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mavericks 132, Bulls 129 (2OT) 11/3/14

Kirk Hinrich pretty much lost this game. With 3 seconds to go and the Bulls up 3, Monta Ellis (a good 3-point shooter to be sure) drove up to the right side of the court to take a desperation 3 as time expired. Hinrich fouled as Ellis went into his shot, with 1.2 seconds left. Ellis seemingly had no chance to make the 3, but he had a chance to make all 3 free throws. Obviously, he...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dirk Nowitzki on Kirk Hinrich foul: One of the dumber fouls I’ve seen

The Dallas Mavericks defeated the Chicago Bulls in double-overtime last night, thanks in large part to a boneheaded foul by Kirk Hinrich as the final seconds ticked off the clock in regulation. The Bulls had a foul to give with 4.2 seconds left in the game, and coach Tom Thibodeau wanted them to give it....Read More
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kirk Hinrich commits dumb foul at end of game

Kirk Hinrich made a lot of Bulls fans scratch their heads in the final seconds of Tuesday’s game against the Dallas Mavericks. Up three points with less than four seconds left, Hinrich took to fouling Monta Ellis while he was in the act of shooting a three. Ellis would hit all three free-throws, sending the […] The post Monta Ellis Hits All Three Free-Throws After Kirk Hinrich’s...
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December 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Ankle Insurance: Ty Lawson lays claim to Kirk Hinrich

As we get close to Thanksgiving it seems like a lot of people have been forgetting to play their premium. Point and case as Ty Lawson came for payment from Kirk Hinrich is normally a very good defender, but when you don’t pay your bill anything is liable to happen. Lawson texted Hinrich before the game to Hinrich know he was late on his payment, but Kirk said,”I’ll get the...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson breaks Kirk Hinrich's ankles with wicked dribble (Video)

Denver Nuggets point guard Ty Lawson broke Kirk Hinrich's ankles with a wicked dribble during the third quarter of Tuesday night's game against Chicago.Lawson dropped Hinrich to the floor with the move, then dished the assist to Timofey Mozgov for the layup.Lawson led the way for the Nuggets with 20 points and 12 assists in the 114-109 victory over the Bulls.Video via NBA. This...
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson changes directions, leaves Kirk Hinrich on floor (Video)

The NBA has no shortage of quality point guards right now and Ty Lawson is one who often falls through the cracks by those outside of Denver. During the third quarter of Tuesday’s game between the Bulls and Nuggets, Lawson got Kirk Hinrich leaning one way and went the other. The result was Hinrich in...Read More
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November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Lawson breaks Kirk Hinrich’s ankles with in and out dribble move

Well, this wasn’t very nice, Ty Lawson. Lawson does an in and out dribble move against Kirk Hinrich, who went for the steal and fell on one knee. Lawson was able to get the ball inside to Timofey Mozgov for the lay-in. But poor Kirk. Watch Lawson do Hinrich dirty with that dribble move: That was really, really bad, Ty. *** Ty Lawson pic courtesy of Getty Images. Vine by @gifdsports.
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Are The Bulls Looking For Point Guard Help?

The Chicago Bulls are currently on their Circus Road Trip, and are heading into Portland tonight to take on the Trailblazers. To make things worse, they take on one of the best point guards in the league in Damian Lillard, and the point guard position is getting dangerously thin for the Bulls. According to Bulls beat writer, KC Johnson, Kirk Hinrich and Derrick Rose will continue...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings Defender Shoves Kirk Hinrich, Two Have Confrontation At Mid-Court

The Sacramento Kings’ Ryan Hollins received a technical foul four his push of Kirk Hinrich during Thursday night’s game. Hinrich, who also got a technical in the game, confronted Hollins at mid-court about the foul. Hinrich is questionable for tonight’s game against the Portland Trail Blazers. The post Kings Defender Shoves Kirk Hinrich, Two Have Confrontation At Mid-Court...
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November 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Kirk Hinrich Made Two Clutch Threes For The Bulls vs. Cavs

Kirk Hinrich nearly put Friday’s game against the Cleveland Cavaliers away after hitting two big three pointers later in the fourth quarter. Hinrich, playing in place of the injured Derrick Rose, who sprained both his ankles, finished with 20 points. [Basketball Galaxy] The post Kirk Hinrich Made Two Clutch Threes For The Bulls vs. Cavs appeared first on Diehardsport.
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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