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Former Jayhawks Guard Kirk Hinrich On His Way Out In Chicago

Kirk Hinrich was one of the better Kansas basketball players that I remember. He was so good.

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The Bulls picked him seventh in 2003 draft and he's been with them ever since.

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That is, until July 8, when it appears he'll be traded to...someone.

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The Chicago Bulls have a deal in place that would move Kirk Hinrich and the 17th pick to the Washington Wizards, freeing up enough cap space to pursue two maximum-salary players on this summer's free-agent market, sources with knowledge of the Bulls' plans said Thursday.

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And then there's this:

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Since it's a good-faith deal for the time being, there remains a chance it could fall apart. But according to one source, the Sacramento Kings are prepared to make a similar deal with the Bulls in the Wizards' stead if that were to happen. 

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Hinrich and John Wall may not be a bad combination...