Sports Illustrated recently generated a quickie item that read, 'A couple of executives expressed surprised the Mavs have not tried to trade for Rip.' Any NBA suit who is truly surprised by this must be ignorant of Dallas' specific thoughts on Rip Hamilton.
February 1, 2011
There was plenty to like for the Magic in Tuesday's 103-85 victory at Detroit. Orlando won their first game in the Palace at Auburn Hills since 2004, and they did in spectacular fashion as the team excelled both offensively and defensively.
February 19, 2008
The Detroit Pistons traded Jerry Stackhouse to the Washington Wizards in a six-player deal involving shooting guard Richard Hamilton. The Pistons shipped Stackhouse, forward Brian Cardinal and center Ratko Varda to the Wizards for Hamilton, forward Bobby Simmons and guard Hubert Davis. Stackhouse led the team in scoring and assists, but the Pistons were not willing to give him a long-term contract down the road and made the deal to get Hamilton, who is nearly four years younger.
September 11, 2002