Player Profile: Kirk Hinrich
#12 KIRK HINRICH
Weight: 190 lbs.
Birthdate : January 2, 1981
NBA Years: 7
Drafted: Drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the first round (seventh overall) of NBA Draft 2003
Career Transactions: 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).
Professionally: Entered the 2010-11 season with 52 career double-doubles and two career triple-doubles…Was a member of USA Basketball’s bronze medal-winning 2006 FIBA Men’s World Championship squad…Averaged 6.0 points, 3.3 rebounds and 2.1 assists in nine games (three starts) of FIBA action.
Personally: Full name is Kirk James Hinrich…With his wife, Jill, has one daughter, Kenzie…Majored in communication studies at Kansas…Is the son of Jim and Nancy Hinrich…Was coached by his father from the time he was in the third grade through high school…Scored 25 points in the state championship game, as he led Sioux City West High School to the state title in 1999…Named honorable mention high school All-America by USA Today and Parade…Following his senior season in high school was named 1999 Co-Iowa Mr. Basketball, along with future Kansas teammate and current Oklahoma City Thunder forward Nick Collison…Has hosted the Kirk Hinrich Charity Golf Outing the last two summers in his hometown of Sioux City, which benefits his “Kirk for Kids” foundation and aids local Siouxland organizations…Was very active in Chicago Bulls community relations initiatives during his tenure as a member of the Bulls.