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Kirk Hinrich biography

Date of birth : 1981-01-02
Date of death : -
Birthplace : Sioux City, Iowa, USA
Nationality : American
Category : Sports
Last modified : 2010-08-04
Credited as : Basketball player NBA, guard for the Atlanta Hawks, NCAA national championship

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Kirk James Hinrich is an American professional basketball player, currently a guard for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks. He has also been a member of the USA National Team. Growing up in Sioux City, Iowa, Hinrich was exposed to basketball at an early age.

Signed to a contract extension by Chicago (10/31/06)…Traded by Chicago to Washington along with the draft rights to Kevin Seraphin and cash considerations in exchange for the rights to Vladimir Veremeenko (7/8/10).

2009-10 (Chicago):
Averaged 10.9 points, 4.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals in 33.5 minutes per game in 74 games (53 starts)…Recorded five games with 20 or more points, including one with 30 points…Posted one double-double on the year…Established a Bulls franchise record for most three-point field goals made with the 771st three-pointer of his career vs. PHI (2/20)…Missed six games with a left thumb sprain (11/26-12/8), and one game due to NBA suspension (3/16).

2008-09 (Chicago):
Played in 51 games (four starts) and averaged 9.9 ppg, 3.9 apg, 2.4 rpg and 1.29 spg in 31.7 mpg … shot .437 from the floor, including .408 from downtown (T-29th in NBA) and .791 from the free throw line … led the team in scoring twice and in assists 13 times … tallied 23 games with 10 or more points, four games with 20 or more points and one game with 30 or more points … ended the season with 708 career 3FGM (second on the Bulls all-time 3FGM list, surpassing Scottie Pippen’s 664 3FGM at MIL (02/18) … tallied a team-high 24 points and eight assists vs. DET (03/24) … scored a season-high 31 points (5-8 3FG, 10-10 FT) in 32:52 off of the bench at MIL (02/18) … suffered a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right thumb vs. PHO (11/07) ... missed 31 games following surgery on his right thumb (11/08-01/10) … 2009 Playoffs: Appeared in all seven first-round games and averaged 12.6 ppg, 2.9 apg, 2.7 rpg, a team-high 1.71 spg (ninth in the NBA) and 30.0 mpg … scored 18 points and dished out four assists in 43:09 in Game 4 vs. BOS (04/26) … finished with 19 points and four boards in Game 5 at BOS (04/28).

Named Third Team All-America selection as a senior and Honorable Mention All-America as a junior after leading Kansas to consecutive Final Four appearances, including an appearance in the NCAA Championship Game his senior season … as a senior, selected to the NCAA All-Final Four Team, All-Big 12 Conference First Team (coaches and media), Big 12 All-Defensive Team, Wooden All-American Team, NABC All-District 12 First Team and NABC All-America Third Team … ended his career at Kansas as the school’s third all-time leader in both assists (668) and steals (206), eighth in scoring (1,753) and third in three-point field goal percentage (.429) and three-point field goals made (234) … earned the team’s Clyde Lovellette Most Improved Player Award his first two years on campus and received the Ted Owens’ Defensive Player Award his junior year … earned All-Big 12 Second Team (AP) and Third Team (coaches) honors as a sophomore; also selected to the Big 12 All-Improved Team.

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