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Rico Hill


Rico Hill

Rico Hill
Personal information
Born (1977-02-14) February 14, 1977
Oceanside, California
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Career information
High school Brother Rice (Chicago, Illinois)
College Illinois State (1995–1998)
NBA draft 1999 / Round: 2 / Pick: 31st overall
Selected by the Los Angeles Clippers
Pro career 1998–present
Position Small forward
Career history
1998–1999 Fuenlabrada (Spain)
1999–2000 Quad City Thunder (CBA)
2000–2001 Estudiantes (Spain)
2001–2002 Dakota Wizards (CBA)
2002 Fargo-Moorhead Beez (CBA)
2002 Marinos de Oriente (Venezuela)
2002–2003 Le Mans Sarthe (France)
2003 Pallacanestro Messina (Italy)
2004 Charleston Lowgators (D-League)
2004 San Miguel Beermen (Philippines)
2005 JDA Dijon (France)
2005–2006 San Miguel Beermen (Philippines)
2006 Rockford Lightning (CBA)
2006 Benfica (Portugal)
2007 Sabadell Sant Nicolau (Spain 4th)
2007–2009 AD Vagos (Portugal)
2009–2011 Chicago Steam (ABA)
2011–2012 Chicago Muscle (PBL)
2012–present Chicago Steam (ABA)
Career highlights and awards

Rico Hill (born February 14, 1977)[1] is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the Chicago Steam of the American Basketball Association. He played forward for Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (Spain), Los Angeles Clippers (NBA, picked with the 31st pick in the draft but never played in the NBA), Quad City Thunder (CBA), Estudiantes Madrid (Spain), Dakota Wizards (NBA D-League), Le Mans a French team, and the Charleston Lowgators (NBA D-League). He also played in Italy. Rico was chosen by the Chicago Muscle with the tenth pick in the 2011 Premier Basketball League Draft.[2]

Rico played collegiately at power forward for Illinois State University, where he led the Redbirds to back-to-back Missouri Valley Conference championships as well as consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances in 1997 and 1998.[3]

Rico attended Brother Rice High School in Chicago, Illinois.


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