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The rich get Richard

New Bull Hamilton's track record as a scorer makes him a worthwhile pickup

Updated: December 15, 2011, 5:02 PM ET
By Michael Wilbon | ESPNChicago.com

He's not a splashy addition, Richard Hamilton, but a wise one, perhaps exactly what the Chicago Bulls need, all things considered. Don't fool yourself, don't try for one second to make the case that the Bulls didn't need a new wingman for Derrick Rose because they absolutely did. To stay ahead of the Celtics, Knicks and Pacers and to have any real chance of overtaking the Heat, the Bulls needed at least one more player who could do the most basic thing in basketball: score.

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