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Roy Hinson

Roy Hinson
Personal information
Born (1961-05-02) May 2, 1961
Trenton, New Jersey
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 210 lb (95 kg)
Career information
High school Franklin (Somerset, New Jersey)
College Rutgers (1979–1983)
NBA draft 1983 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Pro career 1983–1991
Position Power forward
Number 32, 23, 21, 6
Career history
19831986 Cleveland Cavaliers
19861988 Philadelphia 76ers
1988–1991 New Jersey Nets
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 7,206 (14.2 ppg)
Rebounds 3,452 (6.8 rpg)
Blocks 882 (1.7 bpg)
Stats at

Roy Hinson (born May 2, 1961) is a retired American professional basketball player who was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round (20th overall) of the 1983 NBA Draft. Hinson attended Franklin High School in Franklin Township, New Jersey. He then played his college career at Rutgers University in nearby New Brunswick. A 6'9" forwardcenter (basketball), Hinson played in eight NBA seasons from 1983 to 1991, for the Cavaliers, Philadelphia 76ers and New Jersey Nets.

Hinson's best year as a professional came during the 1985–86 season as a member of the Cavaliers, appearing in 82 games and averaging 19.6 points per game. He also participated in the 1986 NBA Slam Dunk Contest, finishing seventh out of eight contestants. In his NBA career, Hinson played in 507 games and scored a total of 7,206 points.


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