David Hinton life and biography

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David Hinton biography

Date of birth : 1990-09-28
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Winston-Salem, NC
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2011-03-21
Credited as : Basketball player, forward for the VCU Athletics, NCAA national championship

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David Hinton is an American basketball player which is now playing as forward for the VCU Athletics.

· Earned a walk-on spot and gained valuable experience playing behind first-round NBA Draft choice Larry Sanders and current European pro Kirill Pishchalnikov
· Huge performer in the weight room this summer, registering as one of the strongest players in several exercises and making significant strides as far as his strength and size
· Will be looked upon to provide valuable reserve minutes for a relatively inexperienced frontcourt for the Black & Gold

WHILE AT VCU:

· Saw action in nine games last year, but was hampered by an ankle injury that kept him out of duty for six games
· Tallied at least one rebound in each of his first four appearances of the 2009-10 campaign
· Registered his first career points on a lay-up late in a home win over UNC Wilmington on Jan. 2nd

PRIOR TO VCU:

· Starring for four years at R.J. Reynolds High School, Hinton helped lead the Demons to a pair of 4A West Sectional runner-up finishes.
· Hinton was a starter and important factor in the Demons’ run to the Central Piedmont Conference regular-season and tournament championships during his junior campaign.
· After leading the Demons in rebounding and blocked shots, Hinton earned All-Central Piedmont Conference accolades as a senior. He helped R.J. Reynolds to 19-9 record that season.
· Hinton’s leadership skills were recognized by R.J. Reynolds Head Coach Billy Martin, who named him team captain prior to his senior campaign.
· Along with playing for the Demons, Hinton spent time with the Kappa Magic AAU squad near his Winston-Salem, N.C. hometown.

PERSONAL:

· One of three children of David and Natalie Hinton
· Majoring in Business
· Born on September 28, 1990
· Beyond basketball, Hinton hopes to one day become a product manager for Nike.


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