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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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  • Vintage Derrick Rose brings swagger, Bulls bring dagger in playoff opener

    Vintage Derrick Rose brings swagger, Bulls bring dagger in playoff opener
    Exactly 1,085 days later, Derrick Rose finished a Bulls playoff game — an entertaining 103-91 victory Saturday night over the Bucks at the United Center. And a city exhaled. The last time Rose started one didn't end so well. You recall the scene...
  • On The Fly: Jim Calhoun Has Fond Memories Of Rip Hamilton

    On The Fly: Jim Calhoun Has Fond Memories Of Rip Hamilton
    It's always good to hear from the Hall of Famer and former UConn basketball coach Jim Calhoun. On Tuesday, Calhoun reflected on one of his favorite people and players, Richard "Rip" Hamilton, who retired last week from the NBA after 14 seasons and was the...
  • NBA Behind Him, Family Life Brings Rip Hamilton Back Home

    NBA Behind Him, Family Life Brings Rip Hamilton Back Home
    Richard "Rip" Hamilton's youngest son, 4-year-old Parker, has a pretty good handle with the basketball, and can and will take his father to the cup every now and then. Hamilton, the former UConn All-American, NCAA and NBA champion who officially...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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:...
  • Ray Allen Talks About Special Golf Invite; Still Mum On NBA Future

    Ray Allen Talks About Special Golf Invite; Still Mum On NBA Future
    AVON — Not many are invited to play golf with President Barack Obama. It's even less likely to get a rain check, like Ray Allen did. "I had an opportunity over the winter to play with him because he came down to Miami," Allen said on Monday morning...
  • Jim Calhoun Charity Rosters Set; Filled With Former UConn Stars

    Jim Calhoun Charity Rosters Set; Filled With Former UConn Stars
    From The Dream Season to the Hungry Huskies, more than three dozen players and coaches from various UConn men’s basketball teams will gather at Mohegan Sun Arena Friday night for Jim Calhoun’s Charity All-Star Classic. Some names listed on...
  • Tyler Olander's Really Good Deal

    Tyler Olander's Really Good Deal
    In Connecticut, a first driver's license costs at least $72, plus the $40 examination fee, so there is no way you're out of there for less than $112. University of Connecticut basketball player Tyler Olander got a really good deal last week when he...