The Bulls are zeroing in on signing veteran guard Richard Hamilton, according to league sources.

The Pistons are finalizing a buyout of Hamilton, who has averaged 17.7 points per game over his 12-year career and helped the Pistons win the 2004 NBA championship as part of six straight conference finals appearances.

Hamilton, 33, is coming off a season in which he averaged 14.1 points, his lowest output since his rookie season with the Wizards.

"Rip is a winner," Derrick Rose said. "I can't say anything bad about him. He has a championship. He knows how to win."