Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich has exercised his $2.8 million option to return next season, league sources tell RealGM.
ESPN Chicago "Chicago Bulls point guard Kirk Hinrich, who missed the first two games with a hyperextended left knee, is expected to play in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday night. "We'll see where he is today," Bulls head coach Tom Thibodeau said before..." April 23
Hinrich said he's playing.
Mirotic doing some set shooting. Hinrich in full lather post practice. I'd guess Hinrich back for Game 3 and Mirotic out but back for Game 4
#Bulls say Kirk Hinrich won't play tonight at Brooklyn
Gibson and Hinrich both out for the Bulls tonight (illness)
Bulls list Gibson as out and Rose, Noah and Hinrich all probable for Celtics.
No Rose, Gasol or Hinrich tonight.
NBA.com "The Chicago Bulls announced today the team has re-signed guard Kirk Hinrich. In accordance with team policy, terms of the contract were not announced. “Kirk has always been a big part of creating the professional culture we want day in, day out surrounding our club,” said Chicago Bulls..." July 21
Bulls will sign Kirk Hinrich to two-year, $5.6M deal for room exception ($2.73M next season), w/player option for 2nd season, per source.
Hinrich (right hamstring) is not with the team, while Boozer (left calf) is out tonight. vs. Cavaliers. #CHIvsCLE
SB Nation "Butler (ankle) and Hinrich (back) are good to go against the Nets, while Deng (Achilles) is still ailing. Jimmy Butler and Kirk Hinrich will return to the Chicago Bulls' lineup when they face the Brooklyn Nets on Christmas Day, the team announced Wednesday morning. Luol Deng remains out due to..." December 25
Hinrich and Butler practiced. Deng did not. Thibs sounds optimistic that Hinrich and Butler will play Christmas Day.
Thibs says Hinrich is out again. He says Hinrich's back hasn't gotten that much better.
Thibs: Kirk is out (as expected)
Thibodeau calls Hinrich (back) a game-time decision tonight vs. Magic. He did not participate in shootaround. #ORLvsCHI
Chicago Tribune "Just last week, Kirk Hinrich fielded questions about being one of the few Bulls not to miss a game because of injury this season. But in a mind-numbingly regular occurrence, the Bulls incurred another setback Saturday when Hinrich sat out with a bad back. "He just said it stiffened up on..." December 15
Chicago Tribune "Remember the plan? The Bulls signed Kirk Hinrich to a two-year deal in 2012 to hold the fort down as a starter until Derrick Rose returned last season from knee surgery. Then, Hinrich would slide into backup roles for both guard positions, playing occasionally with Rose to ease his..." December 01
Thibodeau still won't say who is starting for Butler. Dunleavy worked mostly with starters yesterday. Hinrich had starters jersey at shoot.
ESPN Chicago "There's a reason Kirk Hinrich was the first player Derrick Rose ever openly recruited with the Chicago Bulls. The 25-year-old former MVP decided to try to get Hinrich back to the Bulls last summer because he saw the possibilities that would come to fruition in Saturday night's win over the..." November 18
Chicago Tribune "Kirk Hinrich has started 82 percent of his 701 career games, so it's not like replacing the injured Derrick Rose for the first time this season fazed him. Doing so as Rose sat all of last season did — at least physically. "I feel last year I did kind of wear down some," Hinrich said..." November 16
Hinrich said he's playing vs. Heat. Thibodeau wouldn't say whether Noah starts or not.
CSN Chicago "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..." October 25
Chicago Tribune "At the start of training camp Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau pointed to Wednesday night. The Bulls’ late tipoff against the Western Conference powerhouse Thunder marked the next-to-last exhibition a game in which Thibodeau said that starters would play regular-season minutes and the rotation would..." October 24
Hinrich (concussion): "I’ve been doing tests every day.I’m feeling much better and I hope to get back out there as soon as I’m allowed to.”
Hinrich still out with concussion. Noah obviously still out with groin. Butler practiced fully and is gametime decision vs. Bucks. #Bulls
Chicago Tribune "Tests confirmed Kirk Hinrich suffered a concussion during the fourth quarter of Friday night’s exhibition victory over the Pacers. The Bulls’ guard will be sidelined indefinitely. “He’ll have to go through a series of tests make sure he’s OK” coach Tom Thibodeau said. “He said he was feeling a..." October 20
Thibodeau said Hinrich has concussion will miss a few days.
Chicago Tribune "Kirk Hinrich and Joakim Noah missed Wednesday's practice with what Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau termed "overall soreness." Asked if Noah had suffered a relapse of the plantar fasciitis that has plagued him two of the last four seasons Thibodeau said no. "It's his body" he said. The absences..." October 03
CSN Chicago "“It’s almost here” he said by way of greeting. “You ready for it?” Kirk Hinrich never sounded quite that upbeat last season and with the various ailments he endured it was understandable. In his second tour of duty with the Bulls the veteran guard missed 22 regular-season games and the entire..." September 07
Chicago Tribune "Kirk Hinrich played golf Monday helping promote the PGA Tour's BMW Championship at Conway Farms Golf Club Sept. 12-15 with a charity event that also included Northwestern coach Chris Collins. In two months Hinrich's real sport will take center stage. A much-anticipated Bulls season will take..." August 14
Deng didn't travel. DRose, Hinrich out. #Bulls
Thibodeau said Deng, Hinrich are "most likely out". That means out in his world. #Bulls
ESPN Chicago "The playing statuses of Chicago Bulls forward Luol Deng and guard Kirk Hinrich have not been determined for Monday night's Game 4 against the Miami Heat and the duo remains day to day, coach Tom Thibodeau said Sunday. Deng, who is ill, said he has vomited the past couple of days while trying to..." May 12
Thibodeau said Deng and Hinrich are day-to-day. Neither practiced much. #Bulls
CBS Sports "No emotional returns, no big talent boost, just more of the same for the Chicago Bulls in Game 3 against Miami. The Bulls announced at shootaround on Friday that PG Derrick Rose, PG Kirk Hinrich and SF Luol Deng are all out for Game 3. Vague reports had circulated, more than usual that is, that..." May 10
Hinrich not on floor for shootaround. Deng watched from side. Thibodeau said both are out. #Bulls
Thibodeau tells reporters Deng, Hinrich and Rose out for tonight's Game 3 in Chicago. #HEATvBULLS
Chicago Tribune "On the Thursday that Luol Deng will reunite with teammates in Chicago, Kirk Hinrich is scheduled for a second MRI on his severely bruised left calf, two sources said. The initial exam showed damage to muscle fibers, one source said, but the injury is failing to progress, so a second test will..." May 09
Thibodeau said Deng will stay in Chicago, day to day. Hinrich doubtful for Game 2. #Bulls
Hinrich says nothing has really changed. His calf still hurts. Doubtful for Game 2.
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng and Kirk Hinrich missed their third and fourth games, respectively, and their availability for Wednesday's Game 2 remains in jeopardy. Deng, who suffered serious complications from a spinal tap to test for viral meningitis, stayed in Chicago on Monday, but coach Tom Thibodeau said the..." May 07
Chicago Tribune "Luol Deng and Derrick Rose will miss at least Game 1 of the Chicago Bulls’ Eastern Conference semifinals series against the Heat and Kirk Hinrich is doubtful, according to coach Tom Thibodeau. Deng, who has been in and out of the hospital after experiencing complications from a spinal tap..." May 06
So Luol Deng (spinal tap) is out and Kirk Hinrich (calf) game-time for the Bulls tonight, 7 p.m., AmericanAirlines Arena.
Thibodeau said both Hinrich and Deng are day-to-day heading into Heat series. I'd be surprised if Deng plays in Game 1. Hinrich has chance.
Hinrich officially out, per Thibodeau.
Luol Deng still hospitalized in Chicago, out for Game 7 in Brooklyn. Bulls not ruling out Kirk Hinrich yet.