OK, so Rip Hamilton's probably no longer a huge impact signing, certainly not as big a story as Chris Paul or Dwight Howard. I'd just hate to be the one to break the sequence.
Rip Hamilton, who was released by the Pistons, yesterday agreed to a three-year deal with the Chicago Bulls.
Y'know, even as a Pacers fan I always liked and respected Rip Hamilton, even though I generally wanted to kick the Pistons in the head. I think he'll be a good fit in Chicago, and deserves to spend this part of his career on a championship-contending team.
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Originally posted by BigDaddyLoco\and will he just shut up and play?
Winning tends to solve everything and this team will be doing a lot of winning. I think this makes the Bulls the favorites. If there's one thing they were missing last year, it was that veteran presence. This team was too young and it showed when they wilted in the playoffs.
I really do think the Knicks will be the only takers for Artest at this juncture. The problem is, New York might try and use this as an opportunity to unload some of their albatrosses and that just won't happen.