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Richard Hamilton Injury: Guard Doubtful For Chicago's Game Against Orlando, According To Tom Thibodeau

Richard Hamilton played in Chicago's last game, a 99-83 win at Detroit on Wednesday night; Hamilton scored 14 points on 5-9 shooting in his first trip back to Detroit since leaving the franchise this past off-season. But it looks like the groin injury that has been bothering Hamilton for about a week is going to sideline him again on Friday night -- according to Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau, it's doubtful the shooting guard will be able to play against the Orlando Magic.

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If Hamilton does sit out, it will be the third game he's missed this season. He also sat out the team's games against Memphis on Jan. 1 and Atlanta on Jan. 3, both of which were won by the Bulls.

Hamilton is averaging 12.4 points per game this season.

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