Wizards getting trade calls about Kirk Hinrich

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Around this time of year, a month before the trade deadline, you’d be hard pressed to find an NBA player who wasn’t asked about in trade talks.

But some of those are more interesting, more likely to be moved than others.

On of those is Kirk Hinrich — a quality guard owed $8 million next season in the last year of his deal. The Washington Post notes that the Wizards have been getting calls about Hinrich.

Not much may come of this. The Wizards need Hinrich as the guy who can come in and settle down the offense when John Wall gets a little to fast and reckless. But they are also a rebuilding team, and if you can offer something that truly benefits the Wizards three years from now, they have to consider it.

Just another name to watch. There will be a lot of those in the next month.