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Rip Hamilton benched since Jan. 10

Updated: January 22, 2011, 10:23 PM ET
By Mike Mazzeo | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- The fallout from the blockbuster-that-wasn't continues for Richard Hamilton.

And if the Detroit Pistons' swingman still wants to be traded, he isn't making his wishes public.

"I just wanted closure to it," said Hamilton, benched Friday for the sixth straight game, an 89-74 loss to the New Jersey Nets. "With all the stuff going on ... I just wanted closure."

Hamilton was a key part in a three-team, multiplayer deal that would've sent him, Denver Nuggets superstar ...

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