Bulls acquire Justin Holiday
Chicago also receives a future second-round selection
The Chicago Bulls announced today that the team has acquired guard Justin Holiday from the Atlanta Hawks and a 2018 second-round pick from the Utah Jazz, while the Bulls sent Kirk Hinrich to Atlanta.
In his third year in the NBA, Holiday (6-6, 185) is averaging 2.4 ppg, 1.0 rpg and 0.4 apg in 26 contests. In 94 career games (five starts), Holiday holds averages of 3.8 ppg, 1.2 rpg, 0.8 apg and 0.60 spg on .368 from the field.
A 13-year veteran of the NBA, Hinrich spent 11 seasons in Chicago. He was selected by the Bulls in the first round of the 2003 NBA Draft. Hinrich was reacquired by Chicago as a free agent prior to the 2012-13 season after stints with Washington and Atlanta.
During his Bulls tenure, Hinrich played in 748 games (583 starts) and averaged 11.4 ppg, 5.1 apg, 3.0 rpg and 1.14 spg in 31.5 mpg. While in Chicago, he also shot .408 from the field, .376 from behind the arc and .797 from the line.
Hinrich also appeared in 53 playoff games for Chicago, and posted 12.2 ppg, 2.9 rpg, 4.8 apg, .423 shooting from the field and .410 from downtown in 31.5 mpg.