Richard Hamilton Speaker Profile
NBA Shooting Guard with the Chicago Bulls
Richard Hamilton Biography
Richard "Rip" Hamilton was born February 14, 1978 in Coatesville, Pennsylvania and plays shooting guard and small forward from the Detroit Pistons. Hamilton hails from Coatesville, Pennsylvania, and played college basketball at the University of Connecticut from 1996-99. He was named the 1999 NCAA Tournament's Most Outstanding Player after UConn's run to that year's national title.
Hamilton was a lottery pick in that year's NBA draft and played for the Washington Wizards for his first three seasons as a professional. Hamilton, Hubert Davis and Bobby Simmons were then traded to the Detroit Pistons for Jerry Stackhouse, Brian Cardinal and Ratko Varda. Since the trade, Richard has become one of the NBA's top shooting guards, and helped the Pistons win the NBA Championship in 2004. Also, Hamilton was and still is the leading scorer on the team.
After fracturing his nose three times in the 2003-2004 season, Hamilton began wearing a protective mask. He has continued to wear the mask since it has become a symbol of strength. Hamilton says "It's like my Superman cape." On February 9, 2006, Hamilton earned his first selection to the 2006 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve guard for the Eastern Conference. On December 27, 2006, Hamilton scored a career-high 51 points with a personal best 19-for-37 field goal shooting in a 151-145 triple-overtime Pistons loss to the New York Knicks at Madison Square Garden. On January 9, 2007, Hamilton surpassed 10,000 career points with 22 points in a victory over the Philadelphia 76ers. He represented the Eastern Conference for the second time at the 2007 NBA All-Star Game.
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