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Richard Hamilton

Richard Hamilton
Richard "Rip" Hamilton is a shooting guard and small forward for the Detroit Pistons.

Richard Hamilton played at UConn from 1996-99, leading the Huskies to their first National Championship in 1999.

In 1999 the Washington Wizards selected Richard Hamilton with the 7th overall pick in the NBA draft. He was traded to the Pistons on September 11, 2002.
Richard "Rip" Hamilton is a shooting guard and small forward for the Detroit Pistons.

Richard Hamilton played at UConn from 1996-99, leading the Huskies to their first National Championship in 1999.

In 1999 the Washington Wizards selected Richard Hamilton with the 7th overall pick in the NBA draft. He was traded to the Pistons on September 11, 2002.
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  • Rip Hamilton: Pistons should have won '3 or 4' titles

    Winning an NCAA title at Connecticut. Winning an NBA championship with the Detroit Pistons. Playing with Michael Jordan. Richard (Rip) Hamilton accomplished plenty in his playing days. And he officially retired Thursday, after 14 NBA seasons. "I think...
  • Richard Hamilton retires after 14 seasons in NBA

    Richard Hamilton hasn't played in the NBA since 2013, but he's calling it quits Thursday. The former shooting guard, who was integral on the Detroit Pistons' 2004 championship team and their six consecutive Eastern Conference finals berths, announced his...
  • Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA

    Rip Hamilton, One Of UConn's Best Players Ever, Retires From NBA
    Richard Hamilton, who won an NCAA title with UConn and an NBA title with the Detroit Pistons, officially announced his retirement Thursday. Hamilton has not played since being waived by the Bulls in the summer of 2013. He announced his decision on ESPN'...
  • On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA

    On The Fly: Rip Hamilton Officially Retiring From NBA
    R ichard Hamilton officially retired Thursday. Rip helped lead UConn to its first men's basketball national title in 1999 as the Huskies beat Duke, 77-74. He was the Final Four MVP and had a game-high 27 points in the title game. He was the Big East...
  • Comparing Virginia's 16-0 start to other memorable ACC streaks

    Comparing Virginia's 16-0 start to other memorable ACC streaks
    The ACC was a toddler when Lennie Rosenbluth led North Carolina to an undefeated national basketball championship. ‘Twas the 1956-57 season, and the Tar Heels conquered Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas in a triple-overtime NCAA final. As a sophomore in...
  • ASK IRA: Do Heat need to add a veteran wing?

    ASK IRA: Do Heat need to add a veteran wing?
    Q: It seems like we need a spark off the bench, a player who knows he will be a bench player in these endless rotations, and will play like it. Is it time to bring that player, Michael Beasley, back after this China contract? -- Rover, Wellington. A:...
  • UConn Men's Insider: Active Time For Former Huskies In NBA

    UConn Men's Insider: Active Time For Former Huskies In NBA
    It was an eventful first week of 2015 for former Huskies in the NBA. •Kemba Walker had a big night Wednesday, scoring 31 points, including a game-winning basket against New Orleans. It was Walker's third 30-point game in a row for the Bobcats,...
  • Aaron Harrison Deadly With Game On Line, And UConn Knows It

    ARLINGTON, Texas — Shabazz Napier has delivered his share of game-winning shots, so he can appreciate Kentucky freshman guard Aaron Harrison's recent run. Harrison lifted his team to a victory over Wisconsin Saturday with a three-pointer with 5.7...
  • Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards

    Handle With Care: Shabazz Among UConn's Greatest Guards
    NEW YORK — The names jump off the pages of the UConn record book, some from the distant past and some cashing NBA paychecks this season. There are prolific scorers such as Wes Bialosuknia in the 1960s, Tony Hanson in the 1970s, Ray Allen in the...
  • UConn NBA Draft History

    When Clifford Robinson was drafted in the second round in 1989, not many would have predicted he'd play 18 seasons in the NBA, including 14 seasons where he averaged double figures. That was the beginning of a steady flow to the NBA of players under Jim...
  • UConn's NBA Draft History

    UConn's NBA draft history: Walt Dropo: 1947, 4th, Providence-# Burr Carlson: 1952, 82nd, Philadelphia-x Jim Ahearn: 1955, 53rd, Boston Art Quimby: 1955, 80th, Rochester-x Toby Kimball: 1965, 23rd, Boston Wes Bialosuknia: 1967, 37th, St. Louis...