Bulls Kirk Hinrich Likely out a Week
Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich (right elbow) missed Saturday night’s 93-76 win against the Atlanta Hawks and likely will be out at least a week after having a procedure to “clean” out the area.
Bulls coach Tom Thibodeau said Hinrich flew back to Chicago on Friday to be examined by team physician Dr. Brian Cole.
“It’s probably going to be about a week or so,” Thibodeau said. “They cleaned it up; he needs a little bit of time for it to heal up … It was just swollen. It was in a tough place because he kept breaking it open. He’s on the floor all the time so they just had to go in there and clean it up a little bit.”