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Hinrich sits out game vs. Cavs with groin injury

CHICAGO -- Chicago guard Kirk Hinrich missed the Bulls' game
against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Saturday night because of a
groin injury.

Hinrich, averaging 14.5 points and 5.8 assists, left late in the
third quarter of Friday's 107-97 victory at Toronto after he
aggravated a condition that had been nagging him for a week when he
tried to stop T.J. Ford's penetration.

"It was something that bothered me about a week ago," Hinrich
said. "It felt like something real minor, but it had been feeling
good. Then, I [strained] it."

Hinrich hopes to play Tuesday when the Bulls host Phoenix.