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2012-13 (Chicago): Appeared in 60 games (all starts) and averaged 7.7 ppg, 5.2 apg, 2.6 rpg, 29.4 mpg and shot .377 from the floor, .390 from behind the arc and .714 from the free throw line … led the team in assists 30 times and in scoring twice … scored 10 or more points 20 times, including two games where he cracked the 20-point mark … posted three games with 10 or more assists and one double-double … scored 18 points and dished out five assists versus WAS (04/17) … posted 14 points, four rebounds and three assists at MIA (04/14) … scored 11 points to go along with his six boards and five assists versus NY (04/11) … notched his first double-double of the season with 11 points and 11 assists versus CLE (02/26) … dished out 10 assists in his first game back from a right elbow injury (missed the previous seven games) at NO (02/19) … scored 25 points (tied his career high with six 3FGM) versus GS (01/25) … finished with a season-high 22 points, eight assists (one turnover) and seven boards against LAL (01/22) … posted 10 points and dished out eight assists at MIA (01/04) … nearly recorded a triple-double with 16 points, nine rebounds and eight assists at NY (12/21) … tallied 11 points and eight assists at CLE (12/05) … scored a season-high 17 points, to go along with his six assists versus MIL (11/26) … posted 12 points and five assists versus OKC (11/08) … nabbed five steals versus NO (11/03) … dished out a team-high seven assists versus SAC (10/31) … missed one game with a right hip injury (11/12), three games with a left knee injury (12/12, 12/15, 12/31), 11 games with a right elbow injury (01/09, 02/01-02/13, 02/21-02/24) and seven games with a right foot injury (03/03-03/18) … spent eight games on the team’s Inactive List due to injuries … 2013 Playoffs: Played in four games (all starts) and averaged 11.3 ppg, 5.8 apg, 2.8 rpg, 2.00 spg and 40.5 mpg; shot .432 from the field and .364 from behind the arc … tied a Bulls playoff record when he played 60 minutes (59:36) in Chicago’s triple-overtime Game 4 win over BKN (04/27), en route to 18 points, a personal playoff-best 14 assists, four boards and three steals.


Career: Has appeared in 694 games, including 575 starts, with Chicago, Washington and Atlanta and has averaged 12.1 ppg, 5.4 apg, 3.2 rpg and 1.20 spg in 32.7 mpg and is a .415 career shooter from the field, including .377 from downtown and .805 from the free throw line … has recorded 56 career double-doubles and two career triple-doubles … is Chicago’s all-time leader in 3FGM (1,005) and 3FGA (2,650), also ranks third in assists (3,738), steals (831), DQs (37), fourth in turnovers (1,394) and eighth in 3FG shooting (.379) … has played in 50 playoff contests (41 starts) and has averaged 13.2 ppg, 4.8 rpg, 3.2 rpg and 1.34 spg in 33.9 mpg … has also shot .430 from the field, including .402 on threes and .752 on free throws … was a member of USA Basketball’s 2006 FIBA Men’s World Championship squad and helped lead the USA to a bronze medal, while making three starts in nine appearances, and averaged 6.0 ppg, 3.3 rpg, 2.1 apg and shot .425 from the field, including .462 (12-26 3FGA) from downtown … 2011-12 (Atlanta): Played in 48 games (31 starts) and tallied 6.6 ppg, 2.8 apg, 2.1 rpg and 0.79 spg in 25.8 mpg … shot .414 from the floor, .346 from downtown and .781 from the line … in 31 starts, he posted 7.5 ppg, 3.0 apg and 2.5 rpg, including .439 from the field, .374 from behind the arc and .938 from the line … scored in double-figures 11 times, including one game with 22 points at DEN (03/13) … led the team in assts on two occasions … grabbed a season-high seven boards at WAS (03/24) en route to collecting the 2,000th rebound of his career … tied a season-high with three steals at CHI (02/20) … dished out a season-best nine assists at DET (01/27) … had left shoulder surgery in early November and missed the first 18 games of the year (12/27-01/23) … 2012 Playoffs: Appeared in six games (four starts) against Boston and averaged 5.7 ppg, 2.0 rpg, 1.0 apg, 23.5 mpg, .433 from the floor, .375 from behind the arc and 1.000 from the stripe … 2010-11 (Washington/Atlanta): In 72 games (51 starts) with the Hawks and Wizards, he averaged 10.2 ppg, 4.0 apg, 2.5 rpg and 1.04 spg in 30.0 mpg, and shot .446 from the field, .399 from behind the arc and .841 from the line, ranked 32nd in the NBA in 3FG% and 38th in apg … in 24 games with the Hawks (22 starts), he put in 8.6 ppg, 3.3 apg and 2.2 rpg in 28.6 mpg, with shooting averages of .432 from the field, .421 from three-point land and .667 from the line … scored in double-figures 11 times … led the Hawks in assists four times … grabbed a season-high eight boards versus BOS (04/01) … tallied 16 points and added 8 assists at PHI (03/23) … missed a total of nine games due to injury … averaged 11.1 ppg, 4.4 apg, 2.7 rpg and 1.20 spg and shot .452 from the field .384 from behind the arc and .876 from the line in 48 games (29 starts) with Washington … 2011 Playoffs: In six games versus Orlando in the First Round, he averaged 10.2 ppg, 2.7 apg, 2.3 rpg, 1.17 spg in 28.8 mpg … sat out the Conference Semifinals versus Chicago with a strained right hamstring … 2009-10 (Chicago): Played in 74 games (53 starts) and averaged 10.9 ppg, 4.5 apg, 3.5 rpg and 1.15 spg in 33.5 mpg … shot .409 from the field, .371 from downtown and .752 from the line … led the team in scoring three times, in rebounds twice and in assists 22 times … recorded five games with 20 or more points, including one with 30 points … posted one double-double on the year … scored a season-high 30 points (4-7 3FG), five assists and four boards versus BOS (04/13) … finished with 13 points, nine boards and nine assists at NJ (04/09) … posted 23 points (3-4 3FGM) and two assists versus CLE (04/08) … scored a season-high 24 points and added six boards versus CHA (04/03) … tallied 17 points (4-4 3FG) and three boards versus HOU (03/22) … posted his a double-double with 17 points and 11 assists at PHI (03/20) … finished with 14 points and six assists versus DAL (03/06) … recorded 13 points, four assists, four steals and two blocks versus MEM (03/04) … tallied 17 points, five boards, four assists and three steals versus POR (02/26) … scored 17 points, and broke the franchise record for most 3FGM with the 771st 3FG of his career versus PHI (02/20) … scored 20 points and dished out five assists at MIN (02/19) … tallied 14 points, eight rebounds and six assists versus NY (02/16) … scored 17 points at IND (02/09) … scored 13 points and grabbed nine boards at ATL (02/05) … tallied 13 points, six boards and six assists at PHI (02/02) … finished with 18 points, six boards, five assists and two steals at SAN (01/25) … posted 19 points versus WAS (01/15) … scored a season-high 20 points and added seven assists and four boards versus MIN (01/09) … scored 12 points and dished out seven assists at CHA (01/05) … posted 15 points, seven assists (team-high) and four steals versus OKC (01/04) … made his first start of the year versus NO (12/26) and tallied 14 points, seven assists and six boards … posted 14 points and eight boards versus NY (12/21) … recorded 19 points and seven assists versus PHI (11/14) … missed six games with a left thumb sprain (11/26-12/08) and one game due to an NBA suspension (03/16) ... 2010 Playoffs: In five games against Cleveland, he recorded 12.4 ppg, 4.4 rpg, 4.0 apg, 1.40 spg, 39.2 mpg and shot .423 from the floor, .500 from behind the arc and .714 from the line … 2008-09 (Chicago): Played in 51 games (four starts) and averaged 9.9 ppg, 3.9 apg, 2.4 rpg and 1.29 spg in 31.7 mpg … shot .437 from the floor, including .408 from downtown (T-29th in NBA) and .791 from the free throw line … led the team in scoring twice and in assists 13 times … tallied 23 games with 10 or more points, four games with 20 or more points and one game with 30 or more points … ended the season with 708 career 3FGM (second on the Bulls all-time 3FGM list, surpassing Scottie Pippen’s 664 3FGM at MIL (02/18) … tallied a team-high 24 points and eight assists versus DET (03/24) … scored a season-high 31 points (5-8 3FG, 10-10 FT) in 32:52 off of the bench at MIL (02/18) … suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb versus PHO (11/07) ... missed 31 games following surgery on his right thumb (11/08-01/10) … 2009 Playoffs: Appeared in all seven First Round games and averaged 12.6 ppg, 2.9 apg, 2.7 rpg, a team-high 1.71 spg (ninth in the NBA) and 30.0 mpg … scored 18 points and dished out four assists in 43:09 in Game 4 versus BOS (04/26) … finished with 19 points and four boards in Game 5 at BOS (04/28) … 2007-08 (Chicago): Played in 75 games, started 72 and averaged 11.5 ppg, 6.0 apg (14th in NBA), 3.3 rpg and 1.16 spg (40th in NBA) in 31.7 mpg … shot .414 from the floor, including .350 from three-point range, and .831 from the free throw line … also ranked 22nd in the NBA in assists per turnover (2.88) … had seven double-double outings, including one triple-double … registered his second career triple-double with 15 points, a season-high tying 14 assists and a season-high 12 rebounds versus NY (12/14) … buried a career-high 14 field goals versus IND (01/23) en route to his season-high 38 points … blocked a career-high four shots versus MEM (03/04) … 2007-08 cont’d: spent three games on the Inactive List with a low back strain (01/15 – 01/18) … missed three games (two DNP-CDs, one DND) due to bruised ribs (02/06 – 02/09) … also missed one game (DND-03/20) with a right ankle sprain … 2006-07 (Chicago): Averaged a career-high 16.6 ppg, 6.3 apg (13th in NBA), 3.4 rpg and 1.25 spg (26th in NBA) in 35.5 mpg … also had a career best shooting season, hitting .448 from the floor, including .415 (15th in NBA) from downtown, and .835 from the free throw line … ranked 22nd in the NBA in assists per turnover (2.62) … had 30 games of 20+ points, including one of 30+ points … 10 double-doubles – nine point-assist and one point-rebound … passed a season-best 13 assists versus TOR (02/13) … spent two games on the Inactive List with a left groin strain (12/30, 01/02) … 2007 Playoffs: Started all 10 games for the Bulls and tallied 12.1 ppg, 7.5 apg and 4.2 rpg in 36.2 mpg … shot .376 from the field, .302 from the arc and .769 from the line … recorded four straight double-doubles to close out the playoffs … 2005-06 (Chicago): Averaged 15.9 ppg and added 6.3 apg (15th in the NBA) and 3.6 rpg in 36.5 mpg … appeared in 81 games, all starts, and shot .418 from the floor, .370 from the arc and .815 from the line … finished with 17 points, a career-high 17 assists and eight boards at MIN (01/11) … missed one game on the Inactive List with a concussion (12/07) … 2006 Playoffs: Started all six games and averaged 20.5 ppg, 7.7 apg and 3.3 apg in 39.0 mpg … 2004-05 (Chicago): Saw action in 77 games, all starts, and averaged 15.8 ppg, 6.5 apg, 4.0 rpg, 1.59 spg and 36.6 mpg … missed five games due to a left hamstring strain (03/23-03/30) … 2005 Playoffs: Started all six games against Washington and posted a team-high 21.2 ppg, along with 5.8 apg, 3.7 rpg, 2.00 spg and shot .450 from the floor, including .515 from behind the arc, in 35.5 mpg … scored a playoff career-high 34 points (12-15 FG, 5-5 3FG) in 24 minutes versus WAS (04/27) … 2003-04 (Chicago): Made 76 appearances as a rookie, including 66 starts … averaged 12.0 ppg, a team-high 6.8 apg, 1.33 spg, 3.4 rpg and a team-high 35.6 mpg, shooting .386 from the floor, including .390 from downtown, and .804 on charity shots … named to the 2003-04 got milk? NBA All-Rookie First Team … led all rookies with 14 double-doubles (44th in NBA) … his 144 three pointers set a Bulls’ rookie record for three-point field goals made in a season, eclipsing the previous record of 65 threes … registered the only triple-double of the year by a rookie with 11 points, 12 rebounds and 10 assists versus GS (02/28) … spent the first five games of the season on the Injured List with a viral illness (10/29-11/05) … missed one game with the flu (03/31).


Career Transactions: Drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the first round (seventh overall) of NBA Draft 2003 … signed to a contract extension by the Bulls (10/31/06) … traded to the Washington Wizards, along with the draft rights to Kevin Seraphin, in exchange for the draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko (07/08/10) … acquired from Washington, along with Hilton Armstrong, in exchange for Mike Bibby, Maurice Evans, Jordan Crawford and a draft pick (02/23/11) … signed as a free agent by the Bulls (07/23/12).


College: Named Third Team All-America selection as a senior and Honorable Mention All-America as a junior after leading Kansas to consecutive Final Four appearances, including an appearance in the NCAA Championship Game his senior season … as a senior, selected to the NCAA All-Final Four Team, All-Big 12 Conference First Team (coaches and media), Big 12 All-Defensive Team, Wooden All-American Team, NABC All-District 12 First Team and NABC All-America Third Team … ended his career at Kansas as the school’s third all-time leader in both assists (668) and steals (206), eighth in scoring (1,753) and third in three-point field goal percentage (.429) and three-point field goals made (234) … earned the team’s Clyde Lovellette Most Improved Player Award his first two years on campus and received the Ted Owens’ Defensive Player Award his junior year … earned All-Big 12 Second Team (AP) and Third Team (coaches) honors as a sophomore; also selected to the Big 12 All-Improved Team.


Personal: Full name is Kirk James Hinrich … he and his wife, Jill, have two daughters, Kenzie and Kyla … majored in Communication Studies … son of Jim and Nancy Hinrich … coached by his father from the time he was in the third grade through high school … scored 25 points in the state championship game, as he led Sioux City West High School to the state title in 1999 … set school records with 1,274 points, 456 assists and 240 steals … named honorable mention high school All-America by USA Today and Parade … following senior season, named 1999 Co-Iowa Mr. Basketball, along with future Kansas teammate and current Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison … hosted the Kirk Hinrich Charity Golf Outing in his hometown of Sioux City, which benefits his “Kirk for Kids” Foundation and aids local Siouxland organizations … filmed a PSA for the Bulls’ fitness program, EnergizaBulls, aimed to help combat childhood obesity and to promote a healthy lifestyle … participated in a holiday party for Chicago Housing Authority children, as well as USO families who had loved ones serving overseas during the holidays; he helped distribute gifts to the children and decorated Christmas trees that were later donated to CHA senior facilities … made a personal food donation to the Chicago Bulls and Midway Moving & Storage Holiday Food Drive benefiting the Greater Chicago Food Depository … participated in the Chicago Bulls Division Navy Recruit Swearing-in Ceremony at the Berto Center … will again be a Bulls All-Star Reader, assisting with the organization’s Read To Achieve program … as a rookie, he led activities at the Read To Achieve launch in October 2003, and attended the announcement to construct the new Reading and Learning Center at Chicago Youth Centers-ABC … assisted with recording PSAs for Bulls events and special initiatives, and concluded the CharitaBulls’ UnBULLievable Dream Car Raffle fundraiser by personally delivering a brand new luxury car to the winner’s home in the summer of 2004 … is frequently seen during pre-game warm-ups visiting with sick or underprivileged children and special guests of the organization, offering to visit and take photos with them … participated in a Harris Bank tour with local Bulls’ Adopt-A-School students … created a PSA for the Museum of Science and Industry … participated in Dick’s Sporting Goods “Shop with the Bulls” event during the Holiday season.


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Height: 6'4''/ 1.93m
Weight: 190 lbs./ 86.2 kg
Born: January 02, 1981
From: University of Kansas
Draft: 1st Round (7th pick) 2003 NBA Draft
NBA Debut: 2003
Years Pro: 11
Previous Teams:
  Chicago Bulls 2012 - 2013
  Atlanta Hawks 2011 - 2012
  Washington Wizards 2010 - 2010
  Chicago Bulls 2010 - 2010
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Prior to NBA/Country: Kansas/USA

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