Tuesday , Feb , 05 , 2008 C.Y. Ellis

Kirk Hinrich and Andre Miller Are Trade Bait

Aaron McKie went from being a Sixers volunteer assistant to a player-coach with the Memphis Grizzlies after Friday’s blockbuster trade with the Los Angeles Lakers. He said in a telephone interview last night that the situation caught him by surprise. ‘I was shocked,’ said McKie, who was still the property of the Lakers. ‘I had committed myself to the Sixers, and it was really tough to pick up and leave.’ … The Chicago Tribune speculated yesterday about a trade of Miller for the Bulls’ Kirk Hinrich, but an NBA source said the two teams had not discussed a deal…Click here for more from the Philadelphia Inquirer.