Kirk Hinrich Biography
Kirk Hinrich born Kirk James Hinrich, is an American professional basketball player who last played for the Atlanta Hawks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was born on January 2, 1981 to Jim and Nancy Hinrich.
He grew up in Sioux City, Iowa. His father, Jim, coached him from the third grade through high school. His father had played college basketball at Briar Cliff College and later became a coach for Sioux City West High School. Hinrich also played football at the quarterback position, and baseball as a pitcher. However, basketball was his passion.
He attended Sioux City West High School. With his father as coach, Hinrich’s basketball team at Sioux City West High School achieved an 82–9 record over four years, and won the Iowa state championship when Hinrich was a senior. When he graduated, Hinrich was West High’s all-time leader in points, steals, and assists.
He then went to the University of Kansas. As a freshman with the University of Kansas Jayhawks, Hinrich tallied 123 assists and received the Clyde Lovellette Most Improved Player Award. The next year, he ranked eighth in the nation in assists per game (6.9), led his team in steals, and set a Kansas Jayhawks record with a .505 three-point shooting mark. Hinrich was also voted onto the Associated Press All-Big 12 Second Team and earned All Third Team status from the NCAA coaches. In his junior season with Kansas, Hinrich, along with power forward Nick Collison, led the Jayhawks to the Final Four, and was voted onto the All-Big 12 Second Team by coaches and the media. He led his team in free throw shooting and three-point shooting, while contributing 5.0 assists per game. He also received Kansas’ Ted Owens Defensive Player Award.
Kirk Hinrich Age
He was born on January 2, 1981.
Kirk Hinrich Height
Hinrich is 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) tall.
Kirk Hinrich Wife
Hinrich was engaged to Jill Fisher in 2006 and on July 7, 2007 they married. His wife gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Kenzie, in 2008. She gave birth to their second daughter, Kyla, in September 2011. On September 12, 2014, Hinrich’s wife gave birth to twins, a boy, Kolton, and a girl, Kinley, for a total of four children.
Kirk Hinrich Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $27 million.
Kirk Hinrich Salary
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In his final year with the Jayhawks, Hinrich helped Kansas reach the NCAA Men’s Championship Game (losing to Syracuse) and was named the NCAA Tournament Midwest Region’s Most Outstanding Player. He ranked second on his team in scoring and led them in three-pointers made, while also contributing 3.5 assists per game, 3.9 rebounds per game and 1.9 steals a game. Following the season, he was named a third-team All-American by the Associated Press. On March 1, 2009 Kansas retired Hinrich’s number 10 jersey and raised it to the rafters of Allen Fieldhouse. Hinrich’s was just the 25th jersey to be retired by Kansas and is an honor reserved for the highest caliber of player.
Hinrich was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 2003 NBA draft with the seventh overall pick. On July 8, 2010, Hinrich was traded to the Washington Wizards along with draft rights to forward Kevin Seraphin in exchange for draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko. In his short tenure with the Wizards, he averaged 11.1 points, 4.4 assists and 2.2 rebounds per game. On February 23, 2011, Hinrich was traded to the Atlanta Hawks along with Hilton Armstrong in exchange for Mike Bibby, Jordan Crawford, Maurice Evans and a first-round pick in the 2011 NBA draft. On July 23, 2012, Hinrich signed a two-year contract to return to the Chicago Bulls. On February 18, 2016, Hinrich was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in a three-team trade involving the Bulls and the Utah Jazz. He has also been a member of the USA National Team.
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