Kirk Hinrich out against Rockets

Updated: December 18, 2013, 9:45 PM ET
By Nick Friedell | ESPNChicago.com

HOUSTON -- Chicago Bulls guard Kirk Hinrich will not play Wednesday night against the Houston Rockets because of back stiffness.

"I'd have to improve between now and then, so it's probably not likely," Hinrich said before Wednesday's shootaround. "But it's one of those things where I'm just trying to stay on top of it, get back to work, and play decent to help the team."

Hinrich, who has missed the past two games because of back issues, said that he played through pain during ...

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