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Kirk Hinrich

34-Year-Old    PG,SG    Chicago Bulls

2014-15 NBA Stats

PTS

5.7

REB

1.8

AST

2.2

STL

0.7

BLK

0.2

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2014-15 Fantasy Basketball Outlook

Kirk Hinrich is certainly on the downslope of his career, but by no means is he ineffective. In his 12th NBA season, the veteran guard was thrust into the starting role for a second consecutive year after Derrick Rose went down with a meniscus injury, but he will return to t...

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HT: 6' 3"   WT: 185 lbs   DOB: 2/2/1981  College: Kansas   DRAFTED: 1st Rd, #7 Overall in 2003   Show ContractHide Contract

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Agreed to sign with the Bulls in July 2012.

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Hinrich played in 66 games for the Bulls this season and averaged 5.7 points, 1.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 0.7 steals and 0.9 three-pointers a game.

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Kirk Hinrich NBA Stats – Per Game
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 77 36.4 15.7 3.9 6.4 1.6 0.3 1.9 39.7 79.2 2.3 0.4 3.5 5.3 35.5 5.8 14.6 2.2 2.8
2005-06 24 81 36.5 15.9 3.6 6.3 1.2 0.3 1.6 41.8 81.5 2.3 0.4 3.2 4.2 37.0 5.6 13.3 3.2 3.9
2006-07 25 80 35.5 16.6 3.4 6.3 1.3 0.3 1.8 44.8 83.5 2.4 0.4 3.0 4.2 41.5 5.9 13.3 3.0 3.6
2007-08 26 75 31.7 11.5 3.3 6.0 1.2 0.3 1.1 41.4 83.1 2.1 0.4 2.9 3.2 35.0 4.4 10.6 1.6 1.9
2008-09 27 51 26.3 9.9 2.4 3.9 1.3 0.4 1.4 43.7 79.1 1.7 0.3 2.1 3.3 40.8 3.6 8.2 1.3 1.7
2009-10 28 74 33.5 10.9 3.5 4.5 1.1 0.3 1.4 40.9 75.2 1.5 0.3 3.2 3.8 37.1 4.2 10.2 1.1 1.5
2010-11 29 ATL 24 28.6 8.6 2.2 3.3 0.8 0.3 1.3 43.2 66.7 1.5 0.3 1.9 3.2 42.1 3.3 7.7 0.6 0.9
2010-11 29 WAS 48 30.6 11.1 2.7 4.4 1.2 0.2 0.9 45.2 87.6 1.8 0.3 2.4 2.3 38.4 4.1 9.1 1.9 2.2
2010-11 29 ATL/WAS 72 30.0 10.2 2.5 4.0 1.0 0.2 1.0 44.6 84.1 1.7 0.3 2.2 2.6 39.9 3.9 8.7 1.5 1.8
2011-12 30 ATL 48 25.8 6.6 2.1 2.8 0.8 0.2 1.0 41.4 78.1 1.2 0.2 1.9 2.8 34.6 2.5 6.1 0.5 0.7
2012-13 31 CHI 60 29.4 7.7 2.6 5.2 1.1 0.4 1.2 37.7 71.4 1.7 0.3 2.4 3.0 39.0 2.7 7.0 1.2 1.6
2013-14 32 CHI 73 29.0 9.1 2.6 3.9 1.1 0.4 1.2 39.3 76.0 1.6 0.4 2.2 3.3 35.1 3.3 8.5 1.3 1.7
2014-15 33 CHI 66 24.4 5.7 1.8 2.2 0.7 0.2 0.9 37.3 70.0 1.1 0.3 1.5 2.5 34.5 2.2 5.8 0.5 0.8
Preseason Projections 34 CHI 68 23.9 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Kirk Hinrich

Age is determined on November 1st of each season.

Kirk Hinrich NBA Stats – Recent Stat Breakdown
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Time Period G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
Last 7 Days 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Last 14 Days 2 21.0 1.5 0.0 1.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 20.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.5 33.3 0.5 2.5 0.0 0.0
Last 30 Days 8 14.8 3.3 0.6 1.4 0.3 0.1 0.8 50.0 66.7 0.1 0.0 0.6 1.1 66.7 1.1 2.3 0.3 0.4
Last 5 Games 5 16.2 3.0 0.8 1.4 0.2 0.2 0.8 55.6 50.0 0.0 0.0 0.8 1.2 66.7 1.0 1.8 0.2 0.4
Last 10 Games 10 12.5 2.6 0.5 1.1 0.3 0.1 0.6 47.4 66.7 0.1 0.0 0.5 1.0 60.0 0.9 1.9 0.2 0.3
Last 20 Games 20 15.7 3.3 0.9 1.3 0.4 0.2 0.7 48.1 50.0 0.4 0.1 0.8 1.2 54.2 1.3 2.6 0.1 0.2

 

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Kirk Hinrich – Playing Time & Selected Stats

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#3 Point Guard
Also Listed As:  #3 Shooting Guard

1.  Derrick Rose

2.  Aaron Brooks

3.  Kirk Hinrich

4.  E'Twaun Moore

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True Shooting Percentage

46.8%

True Shooting % in 2014-15

In 2014-15, Kirk Hinrich has a true shooting percentage of 46.8%.

Projected True Shooting % in 2014-15

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Kirk Hinrich NBA Stats – Per 36 Minutes
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 77 36.0 15.5 3.9 6.4 1.6 0.3 1.9 39.7 79.2 2.3 0.4 3.5 5.2 35.5 5.7 14.4 2.2 2.8
2005-06 24 81 36.0 15.6 3.5 6.3 1.1 0.3 1.5 41.8 81.5 2.3 0.4 3.2 4.2 37.0 5.5 13.1 3.1 3.8
2006-07 25 80 36.0 16.8 3.5 6.3 1.3 0.3 1.8 44.8 83.5 2.4 0.4 3.1 4.3 41.5 6.0 13.5 3.0 3.6
2007-08 26 75 36.0 13.0 3.7 6.8 1.3 0.3 1.3 41.4 83.1 2.4 0.4 3.3 3.6 35.0 5.0 12.1 1.8 2.1
2008-09 27 51 36.0 13.5 3.3 5.3 1.8 0.5 1.9 43.7 79.1 2.3 0.4 2.9 4.5 40.8 4.9 11.3 1.8 2.3
2009-10 28 74 36.0 11.7 3.8 4.8 1.2 0.3 1.5 40.9 75.2 1.6 0.3 3.4 4.1 37.1 4.5 10.9 1.2 1.6
2010-11 29 ATL 24 36.0 10.8 2.8 4.1 1.0 0.4 1.7 43.2 66.7 1.9 0.4 2.4 4.0 42.1 4.2 9.7 0.7 1.1
2010-11 29 WAS 48 36.0 13.0 3.2 5.1 1.4 0.2 1.1 45.2 87.6 2.1 0.3 2.8 2.7 38.4 4.8 10.7 2.3 2.6
2010-11 29 ATL/WAS 72 36.0 12.3 3.0 4.8 1.3 0.3 1.3 44.6 84.1 2.0 0.4 2.7 3.1 39.9 4.6 10.4 1.8 2.1
2011-12 30 ATL 48 36.0 9.2 2.9 3.8 1.1 0.3 1.4 41.4 78.1 1.7 0.3 2.6 4.0 34.6 3.6 8.6 0.7 0.9
2012-13 31 CHI 60 36.0 9.4 3.2 6.4 1.3 0.5 1.4 37.7 71.4 2.0 0.3 2.9 3.7 39.0 3.2 8.6 1.4 2.0
2013-14 32 CHI 73 36.0 11.3 3.3 4.9 1.4 0.4 1.4 39.3 76.0 2.0 0.5 2.7 4.1 35.1 4.1 10.5 1.6 2.1
2014-15 33 CHI 66 36.0 8.4 2.7 3.3 1.0 0.3 1.3 37.3 70.0 1.6 0.4 2.3 3.8 34.5 3.2 8.5 0.8 1.1
Preseason Projections 34 CHI 68 36.0 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Kirk Hinrich

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Kirk Hinrich NBA Stats – Totals
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Season Age Team G Min PTS REB AST STL BLK 3PM FG% FT% TO OREB DREB 3PA 3P% FGM FGA FTM FTA
2004-05 23 77 2800 1206 304 494 122 21 145 39.7 79.2 176 32 272 408 35.5 445 1122 171 216
2005-06 24 81 2955 1284 288 514 94 21 126 41.8 81.5 188 29 259 341 37.0 451 1078 256 314
2006-07 25 80 2839 1327 274 500 100 23 140 44.8 83.5 191 32 242 337 41.5 475 1061 237 284
2007-08 26 75 2380 862 244 452 87 19 84 41.4 83.1 157 28 216 240 35.0 330 797 118 142
2008-09 27 51 1339 503 123 197 66 19 69 43.7 79.1 87 16 107 169 40.8 183 419 68 86
2009-10 28 74 2481 805 260 330 85 24 104 40.9 75.2 113 24 236 280 37.1 308 753 85 113
2010-11 29 ATL 24 686 206 53 78 19 7 32 43.2 66.7 37 7 46 76 42.1 80 185 14 21
2010-11 29 WAS 48 1471 531 129 210 56 10 43 45.2 87.6 84 14 115 112 38.4 198 438 92 105
2010-11 29 ATL/WAS 72 2157 737 182 288 75 17 75 44.6 84.1 121 21 161 188 39.9 278 623 106 126
2011-12 30 ATL 48 1237 316 101 132 38 11 47 41.4 78.1 58 11 90 136 34.6 122 295 25 32
2012-13 31 CHI 60 1764 459 158 314 63 25 71 37.7 71.4 99 16 142 182 39.0 159 422 70 98
2013-14 32 CHI 73 2120 666 192 286 80 26 85 39.3 76.0 120 31 161 242 35.1 243 619 95 125
2014-15 33 CHI 66 1610 377 121 148 46 14 58 37.3 70.0 73 20 101 168 34.5 142 381 35 50
Preseason Projections 34 CHI 68 1625 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Kirk Hinrich

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Kirk Hinrich NBA Advanced Stats
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Season Age Team G Min TS% eFG% AR TOR AST/TO EFF
2004-05 23 77 36.4 49.5 46.1 26.2 9.3 2.8 16.2
2005-06 24 81 36.5 52.8 47.7 26.8 9.8 2.7 16.4
2006-07 25 80 35.5 55.9 51.4 26.6 10.2 2.6 17.5
2007-08 26 75 31.7 50.1 46.7 30.8 10.7 2.9 13.5
2008-09 27 51 26.3 55.1 51.9 26.6 11.7 2.3 11.1
2009-10 28 74 33.5 50.1 47.8 26.5 9.1 2.9 12.4
2010-11 29 ATL 24 28.6 53.0 51.9 25.2 12.0 2.1 8.9
2010-11 29 WAS 48 30.6 54.8 50.1 27.0 10.8 2.5 12.5
2010-11 29 ATL/WAS 72 30.0 54.3 50.6 26.5 11.1 2.4 11.3
2011-12 30 ATL 48 25.8 51.1 49.3 26.4 11.6 2.3 7.5
2012-13 31 CHI 60 29.4 49.3 46.1 35.8 11.3 3.2 10.5
2013-14 32 CHI 73 29.0 49.4 46.1 26.5 11.1 2.4 9.9
2014-15 33 CHI 66 24.4 46.8 44.9 23.7 11.7 2.0 5.7
Preseason Projections 34 CHI 68 23.9 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Kirk Hinrich

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Kirk Hinrich 2014-15 NBA Game Log
Date Opponent MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO FGM FGA FTM FTA 3PM 3PA OREB DREB FOULS
May 14 CLE 20 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
May 12 at CLE 22 3 0 3 1 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 5
May 10 CLE 7 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1
May 8 CLE 20 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
May 6 at CLE 12 8 3 1 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 0 3 2
May 4 at CLE 15 6 0 1 1 0 1 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 3
Apr 30 at MIL 20 5 1 3 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 2 0 1 1
Apr 27 MIL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 25 at MIL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 23 at MIL 6 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Apr 20 MIL                                
Apr 18 MIL                                
Apr 15 ATL                                
Apr 13 at BKN                                
Apr 11 PHI 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Apr 9 at MIA 13 2 0 1 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Apr 8 at ORL 15 5 1 2 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 3 0 1 1
Apr 5 at CLE                                
Apr 3 DET                                
Apr 1 at MIL 10 3 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 1
Mar 28 NYK 21 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1
Mar 25 at TOR 18 7 2 2 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 2 0
Mar 23 CHA 30 5 2 1 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 2 4
Mar 21 at DET 25 5 3 0 0 0 1 2 6 0 1 1 2 1 2 1
Mar 20 TOR 28 7 1 2 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 0 1 2
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Mar 18 IND 23 5 1 4 1 1 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 1
Mar 15 at OKC 18 4 4 2 0 0 1 1 3 1 2 1 1 0 4 4
Mar 13 at CHA 14 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Mar 11 at PHI 19 5 4 4 1 0 0 2 6 0 0 1 3 0 4 3
Mar 9 MEM 17 7 0 1 0 0 1 3 5 0 0 1 1 0 0 1
Mar 8 at SAS 22 6 4 4 0 0 2 2 6 1 2 1 2 0 4 1
Mar 6 at IND 23 5 2 2 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 1 3 0 2 4
Mar 5 OKC 23 7 2 4 0 0 2 3 4 0 0 1 2 1 1 1
Mar 3 WAS 12 0 3 2 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3 3
Mar 1 LAC 25 0 2 0 2 0 2 0 7 0 0 0 3 1 1 2
Feb 27 MIN 23 4 2 3 1 0 0 2 6 0 0 0 3 1 1 1
Feb 25 CHA 20 8 1 2 0 1 2 4 9 0 0 0 3 0 1 3
Feb 23 MIL                                
Feb 21 PHO                                
Feb 20 at DET 17 7 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
Feb 12 CLE                                
Feb 10 SAC                                
Feb 8 at ORL                                
Feb 7 at NOP 15 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 1 0 2 0
Feb 4 at HOU 31 3 4 4 0 1 2 1 6 0 0 1 5 2 2 2
Jan 30 at PHO 11 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Jan 29 at LAL 27 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 2 1 2 1
Jan 27 at GSW 38 5 2 1 2 0 1 2 8 0 0 1 6 1 1 2
Jan 25 MIA 24 2 3 1 1 0 0 1 6 0 0 0 2 0 3 0
Jan 23 at DAL 21 8 0 2 1 0 1 2 3 2 2 2 2 0 0 4
Jan 22 SAS 26 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 2 0 2 4
Jan 19 at CLE 27 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 2
Jan 17 ATL 30 8 0 3 2 0 0 3 6 0 0 2 5 0 0 4
Jan 16 at BOS 34 6 3 3 2 1 0 2 4 0 0 2 2 1 2 1
Jan 14 WAS 19 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Jan 12 ORL 25 8 3 3 0 1 2 3 7 2 2 0 2 0 3 1
Jan 10 MIL 35 16 3 3 1 1 1 7 13 0 0 2 5 2 1 3
Jan 9 at WAS 21 3 1 0 0 0 3 1 4 0 0 1 2 1 0 1
Jan 7 UTA 24 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 3 0 1 4
Jan 5 HOU 24 10 1 2 1 1 2 4 6 1 1 1 3 0 1 1
Jan 3 BOS 37 8 5 0 0 1 1 4 10 0 0 0 6 3 2 4
Jan 1 DEN 27 10 2 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 2 2 0 2 1
Dec 30 BKN                                
Dec 29 at IND                                
Dec 27 NOP                                
Dec 25 LAL                                
Dec 23 at WAS                                
Dec 22 TOR 21 3 2 1 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 2 2
Dec 19 at MEM 32 5 2 7 0 0 1 2 9 1 2 0 3 0 2 3
Dec 18 NYK 32 8 0 3 0 0 1 3 7 0 0 2 4 0 0 3
Dec 15 at ATL 22 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 4 0 1 1
Dec 14 at MIA 31 0 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
Dec 12 POR 23 8 1 2 2 0 0 3 7 1 2 1 3 0 1 1
Dec 10 BKN 31 6 3 2 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 3 0 3 2
Dec 6 GSW 29 10 4 1 2 0 3 3 8 3 4 1 4 0 4 3
Dec 3 at CHA 26 12 3 2 0 0 1 4 9 1 2 3 6 1 2 2
Dec 2 DAL 27 8 1 2 1 0 1 2 4 2 2 2 2 0 1 1
Nov 30 at BKN 19 5 0 2 1 1 0 2 4 0 0 1 2 0 0 5
Nov 28 at BOS 27 3 3 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 2
Nov 25 at DEN 31 10 1 8 1 0 4 4 10 0 0 2 3 1 0 2
Nov 24 at UTA                                
Nov 21 at POR                                
Nov 20 at SAC 29 9 3 7 0 0 0 3 11 2 2 1 4 0 3 3
Nov 17 at LAC 34 14 2 5 3 0 3 5 12 0 0 4 6 1 1 5
Nov 15 IND 32 15 2 7 1 0 3 7 17 0 0 1 4 0 2 3
Nov 13 at TOR 25 2 1 5 1 0 2 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 1 3
Nov 10 DET 18 4 1 1 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 1 0 1 1
Nov 8 BOS 28 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
Nov 7 at PHI 32 13 3 7 1 0 5 3 12 6 10 1 4 0 3 2
Nov 5 at MIL 28 7 0 2 1 0 0 2 6 1 2 2 6 0 0 3
Nov 4 ORL 30 5 3 3 2 0 3 2 6 0 0 1 3 0 3 2
Nov 1 at MIN 28 11 2 2 1 0 1 3 8 5 6 0 2 0 2 5
Oct 31 CLE 34 20 2 1 2 0 1 7 11 3 5 3 5 1 1 3
Oct 29 at NYK 24 12 1 0 1 0 2 4 10 1 1 3 7 0 1 3

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Kirk Hinrich: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Hinrich (knee) came off the bench for six minutes in Thursday's Game 3 against the Bucks. He finished with one missed shot and a steal in his box score.

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Hinrich (knee) said that he'll play Thursday at Milwaukee, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Hinrich (knee) went through shootaround, and coach Tom Thibodeau said he will play if he goes through pregame warmups without issue, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.

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Hinrich (knee) went through a full practice, KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Coach Tom Thibodeau is optimistic that Hinrich (knee) could return for Thursday's Game 3, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.

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Hinrich (knee) won't play in Monday's Game 2 matchup against the Bucks, K.C. Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Hinrich (knee) is officially listed as questionable for Monday's Game 2 against the Bucks, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Hinrich's (knee) status for Monday's Game 2 against the Bucks remains uncertain, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Hinrich (knee) will not play in Game 1 in Chicago on Saturday, the Chicago Tribune's K.C. Johnson reports.

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Hinrich (knee) did not practice Friday, Nick Friedell of ESPN Chicago reports.

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Hinrich (knee) is expected to play in Saturday's opener against the Bucks, the Chicago Tribune reports.

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Hinrich (knee) will not play Wednesday against the Hawks, KC Johnson of the Chicago Tribune reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Signed by the Bulls in July 2012 in the wake of Derrick Rose's injury, Hinrich, a converted two-guard, won the plurality of minutes at the point last season, but a swollen right foot and a ruptured calf limited him to 60 games and a meager 7.7 points per contest on 37.7 percent shooting from the field. These are foreboding signs for Hinrich, who will return to the bench and could see a further decline in minutes should Marquis Teague emerge as Rose's primary backup.

2012-13

Hinrich, who signed a two-year, $6 million deal with Chicago this offseason, should fill in as the Bulls' starting point guard as long as Rose (knee) is out, and once Rose returns, he should navigate between backing up both guard positions. He spent his first seven years with the Bulls, averaging 10.9 points, 3.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists, 1.4 three-pointers, and 1.1 assists in 34 minutes during his last season with the club in 2009-10. Hinrich could have decent value as a late round flier for the first few months of the season, but if Rose is able to come back at some point next season, Hinrich will have his role reduced significantly

2011-12

The Hawks acquired Hinrich for the playoff push last season, but he had trouble adjusting to his new team. He started 22 of the 24 regular season he played with the Hawks but only averaged 8.6 points and 3.3 assists in 28.6 minutes per game. He enters this season with a shoulder injury and will miss at least a few weeks. Hinrich should see decent minutes off of the bench when healthy, but he is unlikely to provide significant fantasy value.

2010-11

A draft-day trade has Hinrich taking his talents from Chicago to Washington D.C. for the 2010-11 season. The move to Washington has Hinrich in a familiar role, as the third guard in the rotation - a role Hinrich was routinely rolled out in the past two season with the Bulls. His fantasy value should hold steady as he backs up rookie John Wall at point guard and Gilbert Arenas at shooting guard.

2009-10

An injury to Hinrich’s thumb accelerated Derrick Rose’s development last season; by the time Hinrich was fully healthy, Rose was well on his way to being named Rookie of the Year. Hinrich performed well down the stretch and in the playoffs as a sort of combo guard, but was used primarily when Ben Gordon and/or John Salmons were unavailable. He was a prime candidate to be traded this summer, but a number of deals – most notably, one that would have sent him to Portland – fell through. Though he posted new career lows in nearly every category last season, Hinrich proved that he still has the ability to run a team and to score – particularly from the perimeter. Fantasy-wise, the best-case scenario is a trade to a point-guard needy contender at some point this season, but with Hinrich signed through the 2011-12, Chicago may have a tough time finding a taker.

2008-09

With the first pick in the 2008 NBA Draft, the Bulls acquired their point guard of the future. What does that mean for their point guard of the present? Like most of the Bulls, Hinrich had an “off” season in 2007-08. His scoring, in particular, suffered, with his average dropping over five points, from 16.6 in 2006-07 to 11.5. His field-goal percentage (44.8 to 41.4), three-point shooting (41.5 to 35.0) and minutes (a career-low 31.7) took similar dives. This season, we expect to see somewhat similar – if not lower numbers. The Bulls will probably bring Derrick Rose along slowly, which may mean Hinrich will keep the starting spot initially or play alongside the rookie to help facilitate the offense. But the Bulls roster is well-stocked with guards, so it may be difficult for new coach Vinny Del Negro to find minutes for Hinrich at the two – especially if Ben Gordon eventually re-signs.

2007-08

On a team noted for defense, Hinrich’s offensive capabilities sometimes get overlooked. He had a career-high 16.9 ppg while improving his accuracy in all three shooting categories. He splits time at point guard with Chris Duhon, which has served to tamp down on his assist numbers, but Hinrich contributes in other areas (1.3 spg, 3.6 rpg). The Bulls have rejected inquiries for Hinrich, preferring to deal Duhon, so there’s no doubt where the team’s allegiances lay. The Bulls did not add much to their offense in the offseason, so look for Hinrich to be as big a scorer as he was last season.

2006-07

Participation in the FIBA World Championships seems risky for a lot of NBA players. Guys like Chris Paul or Andrew Bogut, coming off their first NBA seasons, might have been better served by a few weeks of rest. Dwyane Wade throws his body around so much, every drive to the hoop risks injury. But for someone like Kirk Hinrich… nothing but upside. Hinrich is probably the biggest beneficiary of the injury that sent Gilbert Arenas home, and he’s made the most of the opportunity, emerging as a real leader on Team USA. The confidence he’s gaining in that role can’t help but benefit him when he comes back from Japan to run the improving Chicago Bulls this year.

2005-06

Hinrich is the unquestioned floor leader of his team, but he’s probably a better leader of an NBA team than a fantasy squad. Hinrich averages 15.7 points per game, with 6.4 assists, 3.9 boards and 1.5 steals, made 1.9 three per game last season and shot .355 from range. – solid, but unspectacular. One way Hinrich could easily improve his numbers would be to get to the line more often – he averaged a mere 2.8 attempts from the line last year. (Allen Iverson averaged 10.5.) With the NBA’s focus on touch-fouls on the perimeter, Hinrich could build on that number and see a quick jump in scoring.

2004-05

Hinrich was one of the biggest surprises in basketball last year, and he should only get better as he gains more experience. Hinrich averaged 14.9 ppg and 8.2 apg over his last 29 games. He'll give you almost two threes per game, and can give you four rebounds and a steal or two per outing. He doesn't shoot for a great percentage, only about 39 percent in his rookie season, but Hinrich helps you on so many levels that he's a great grab later on in your draft. Hinrich doesn't have the national attention of a Mike Bibby or a Sam Cassell, but he might outproduce them both. Now, if Hinrich's teammates Eddy Curry and Tyson Chandler can take a step forward, Hinrich could really take those assist numbers up a notch.

2003-04

Hinrich was drafted after Jay Williams went down in a motorcycle accident. Hinrich, a four-year college player, may be ready to contribute, but it’s unlikely he’ll get the chance. Scottie Pippen was signed in the offseason and will likely handle the point should Jamal Crawford stumble or get injured.