A report out of Detroit on Friday afternoon indicated that the Detroit Pistons were going to waive guard Richard Hamilton, who is owed $20 million over the next two seasons. The Chicago Bulls are in the market for some help at shooting guard, and with Hamilton free to choose his next team, it did not take long for speculation to begin.
Pistons beat writer Vincent Goodwill is of the opinion that Hamilton will most likely sign with Chicago. Yahoo! Sports' Adrian Wojnarowski said that the Bulls and Hamilton "have long been an inevitable pairing," while the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson mentioned "lots of chatter" surronding Hamilton and the Bulls. Lastly, Celtics reporter A. Sherrod Blakely said he'd heard from a league source that Hamilton was likely headed for Chicago.
The 32-year-old Hamilton averaged 14.1 points per game with the Pistons last season and made 38.2% of his three-point attempts.
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