Local News

Bulls Ink Hinrich To 2-Year Deal

 width=The Chicago Bulls have re-signed guard Kirk Hinrich to a two-year deal.

The Bulls announced the move Monday, along with the signing of second-round pick Cameron Bairstow. A person with knowledge of the deal tells The Associated Press that Hinrich will make $2.7 million next season. The contract includes a player option for the second year. The person requested anonymity because the team does not publicly comment on contract details.

Hinrich has spent nine of his 11 seasons with the Bulls.

The steady veteran averaged 9.1 points and 3.9 assists in 73 games last season. His presence will help give the Bulls a little bit of insurance should Derrick Rose's knee issues return.

Rose is set to play this season after missing most of the last two years.

>>Hornets Finalize Deal With Marvin Williams

(Charlotte, NC) -- A deal between the Charlotte Hornets and free-agent forward Marvin Williams is complete. Yahoo! Sports reports it's a two-year contract worth 14-million-dollars. The 28-year-old Williams averaged 8.1 points and 4.3 rebounds the last two seasons with the Utah Jazz.

Townhall Top of the Hour News

Local Weather - Sponsored By:


Local News

DeWittDN on Facebook