Deng returns to Bulls’ lineup, Hinrich out
Luol Deng was back in Chicago’s lineup after missing the
previous four games because of a sore left Achilles, and Kirk
Hinrich sat out the Bulls’ game Saturday night against Toronto
because of back stiffness.
Deng, averaging 19.4 points and 7.1 rebounds, had not played
since Dec. 5. But the Bulls were again short-handed, with Hinrich
sitting out for the first time this season.
Coach Tom Thibodeau says “hopefully it won’t be anything that
The Bulls had dropped nine of 12 entering Saturday’s game.
Toronto had lost six of eight.