Rip Hamilton has been released by the Detroit Piston, not amnestied, and will be looking to sign with a contender.

Hamilton averages 17 points, 3 rebounds, 3 assists in 12 NBA Seasons (9 with Detroit). His percentages are 45% FGs, 34% 3PT, 85% FTs. Like Celtics Ray Allen, Rip Hamilton is a UCONN alumni and has been compared to Future Hall of Famer Reggie Miller. While Hamilton isn't the three point shooter that Ray and Reggie are/were, he is just as good playing off the ball.

If the Celtics could bring him in it would provide them with a "backup Ray Allen" to back up Ray Allen.

At 6'6" Rip could also play some Small Forward.

Jesse Dampolo 12/09/2011 05:21:00 PM Edit
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13 Responses so far.

  1. JR says:

    I predict he's a Bull no later than tomorrow.

  2. I hope the Celtics can find a way to get him, he'd be a great guy to have coming off the bench

  3. Anonymous says:

    Not CP3, who cares, meaningless

  4. Jay says:

    I would love to have him, Alot of people say hes going to the Bulls..He would be perfect for us...

  5. I really hope they sign rip. love that dude.

  6. Anonymous says:

    i think that j-rich will be a Bull and rip comes to boston for the mid level

  7. Don't need Mid-Level for Rip, he's still getting paid by DET.

    I've heard that Chicago are involved in a three way trade to get Jamal Crawford.

  8. Jenda says:

    He'd be really good. But I doubt he could play much SF. He lacks the bulk for the job.

  9. Anonymous says:

    would be nice to get him or Jamal Crawford

  10. He's played forward before. He's such a hard match up on the other end that it makes up for it.

  11. Michael S says:

    Havent seen a post yet so here it is I saw vince carter just got released by the suns, do you guys think itd be a good signing for the C's?

  12. Anonymous says:

    jamal crawford and a center, chandler or nene..


  13. Anonymous says:

    Second team of Green, Bass @ forwards and Delonte and Rip @ guards with Wilcox at Center

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