February 14, 1977 |
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|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 playing career||1998–present|
|1999–2000||Quad City Thunder (CBA)|
|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)|
|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) 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.
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.
Rico attended Brother Rice High School in Chicago, Illinois.
- "ESPN.com: 1999 NBA Draft: Rico Hill". Retrieved 2009-03-08.
- Meier, Corinne (November 17, 2011). "Premier Basketball League Holds 2012 Draft in Chicago; Teams Gearing Up for Preseason Play". ThePBL.com. Premier Basketball League. Retrieved November 18, 2011.
- "NBA Development League: Rico Hill". Retrieved 2008-03-08.