http://www.chicagobreakingsports.com/2010/02/bulls-richard-quick-fan-favorite.htmlRichard played with Tulsa of the NBA's Development League after the Bulls made him a late cut in training camp. That's why Del Negro said he wasn't surprised by Richard's success.
"I know he's in shape," Del Negro said. "He's a big body who can take up space and rebound."
Richard is approaching his 10-day contract with equal parts Tom Boerwinkle and Tom Thayer.
"If I get lost on the offensive end, I can just go set a random screen somewhere," Richard said. "That's the great thing about being a big.
"Everything happens for a reason. I feel I got a little better in this whole thing. I grew as a person after getting cut and as a basketball player."