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Kirk Hinrich
Kirk Hinrich
Hinrich during a game in November 2014
Personal information
Born January 2, 1981 (1981-01-02) (age 37)
Sioux City, Iowa
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 190 lbs (86 kg)
Career information
High school West High School
(Sioux City, Iowa_
College Kansas (1999-2003)
NBA Draft 2003 / Round: 1 / Pick: 7th
Selected by the Chicago Bulls
Playing career 2003–2016 (13 years)
Position Point guard
Career history
20032010 Chicago Bulls
2010–2011 Washington Wizards
20112012 Atlanta Hawks
20122016 Chicago Bulls
2016 Atlanta Hawks
Career highlights and awards
  • All-Defensive Second Team (2007)
  • NBA All-Rookie First Team (2004)
  • 2× Third-team All-American – NABC, TSN (2002, 2003)
  • Third-team All-American – AP (2003)
NBA.com profile profile


Kirk James Hinrich (January 2, 1981 in Sioux City, Iowa) is an American former basketball player who is currently a lead academy specialist for the Sanford POWER Basketball Academy.

He was selected 7th overall, 1st round in the 2003 NBA Draft by the Chicago Bulls out of Kansas. After the Bulls, he played for the Washington Wizards and the Atlanta Hawks.


Professional career

Chicago Bulls (2003–2010)

Hinrich was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 2003 NBA draft with the seventh overall pick, resulting in mild surprise because he had been expected to be a mid to late first-round draft pick.

Washington Wizards (2010–2011)

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.

Atlanta Hawks (2011–2012)

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.

Return to Chicago (2012–2016)

On July 23, 2012, Hinrich signed a two-year contract to return to the Chicago Bulls.

In the absence of point guard Derrick Rose, Kirk began the 2012–13 season as the Bulls' starting point guard.

Return to Atlanta (2016)

On February 18, 2016, Hinrich was traded to the Atlanta Hawks in a three-team trade involving the Bulls and the Utah Jazz.