Kirk Hinrich thankful he's still with Chicago Bulls

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If the Timberwolves had offered the Bulls all expiring contracts near the Feb. 19 trade deadline, Kirk Hinrich might be on a Minnesota golf course instead of in the NBA playoffs.
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Mgray

Atlanta, GA

#1 Apr 24, 2009
He should be thankful 2 be employed in the NBA. He reminds me of Rex Grossman. We all know where is is NOW.
ert

Champaign, IL

#2 Apr 24, 2009
I do not understand why Hinrich is willing to settle for a backup PG role (and backup SG/SF). He can start on at least 15 other teams. People settle for a backup role because they cannot start on other teams. Unlike some other professional (where you can be still in your prime in your 50, 60 or even 70), an athlete career is very short. How many years can he still play at a high level as a starter? could be as short as 3 years (see S-Francis). This is just another example showing Hinrich is lack of competitive spirit and has a loser mentality (Rose wants to be MVP, while Hinrich does not mind being the next E-Snow). Are you kidding me? He is also willing to be the backup of Gordon (who is only half as good as Hinrich). I have never seen another pro athlete has as low self-esteem as Hinrich.

Ask for a trade this off-season and STAND UP FOR YOURSELF for once for God sakes. Letting people misuse you, hinder your career and prevent you from reaching your potential is NOT unselfish or being professional; this is = stupidity,= unprofessional (asking anyone who are working in a competitive field), and = losing mentality.
Nada Surf

Aurora, IL

#4 Apr 24, 2009
Mgray wrote:
He should be thankful 2 be employed in the NBA. He reminds me of Rex Grossman. We all know where is is NOW.
And what would any thread be without a completely asinine post from Captain Sunshine!
Nada Surf

Aurora, IL

#6 Apr 24, 2009
I'm wondering too how Hinrich can be happy sitting behind a guy like Rose, who fumbled all over himself the other day...
Had Hinrich been playing Rose's minutes, the Bulls might be UP 2-1 in this series.
Brian

Addison, IL

#8 Apr 24, 2009
Tiffany wrote:
that's why i say he might be gone,they don't really need him any more
Don't be to sure, Miller and him play a good game together. He's are only small guard that plays defense
terry t

Coalport, PA

#10 Apr 26, 2009
Mgray wrote:
He should be thankful 2 be employed in the NBA. He reminds me of Rex Grossman. We all know where is is NOW.
thank you! what can anyone else possibly surmise? hinrich has not one strong suit other than being able to dribble into the front court.
ProfessorGAC

Morris, IL

#11 Apr 26, 2009
terry t wrote:
<quoted text> thank you! what can anyone else possibly surmise? hinrich has not one strong suit other than being able to dribble into the front court.
You know nothing about basketball, do you? Don't say you do, because your post proves otherwise.
Hincrich is the best defensive guard under 6'5" in the entire league.
But, of course since you don't really know what's going on in the game, you wouldn't see a trivial little thing like the best defensive player on the team.
terry t

Coalport, PA

#12 Apr 26, 2009
ProfessorGAC wrote:
<quoted text>
You know nothing about basketball, do you? Don't say you do, because your post proves otherwise.
Hincrich is the best defensive guard under 6'5" in the entire league.
But, of course since you don't really know what's going on in the game, you wouldn't see a trivial little thing like the best defensive player on the team.
i'm speechless.
terry t

Coalport, PA

#13 Apr 26, 2009
i wonder who's been 1st,2nd,3rd team all defense for quards for the last six years?
salamander

River Grove, IL

#15 Apr 27, 2009
Mgray wrote:
He should be thankful 2 be employed in the NBA. He reminds me of Rex Grossman. We all know where is is NOW.
Seriously? How quickly people forget how consistently good he was in so many facets of the game.
Nada Surf

B M Goldwater A F Range, AZ

#16 Apr 29, 2009
terry t wrote:
<quoted text> i'm speechless.
That's because you are a little drip.

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