Tyrone Hill

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Tyrone Hill
No. 32, 42, 40
Power forward
Personal information
Born (1968-03-19) March 19, 1968 (age 46)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Nationality American
Listed height 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight 240 lb (109 kg)
Career information
High school Withrow (Cincinnati, Ohio)
College Xavier (1986–1990)
NBA draft 1990 / Round: 1 / Pick: 11th overall
Selected by the Golden State Warriors
Pro career 1990–2003
Career history
19901993 Golden State Warriors
19931997 Cleveland Cavaliers
19971999 Milwaukee Bucks
1999–2001 Philadelphia 76ers
20012003 Cleveland Cavaliers
2003 Philadelphia 76ers
2003 Miami Heat
Career highlights and awards
Career NBA statistics
Points 7,532 (9.4 ppg)
Rebounds 6,854 (8.6 rpg)
Assists 647 (0.8 apg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Tyrone Hill (born March 19, 1968) is a retired American basketball player and, since 2008–09, assistant coach for the NBA's Atlanta Hawks.[1] Hill spent four years playing collegiately at Xavier University, in his last season averaging 20.2 points and 12.6 rebounds per game, while shooting 58.1% from the field.[2] The Golden State Warriors selected him with the eleventh pick of the 1990 NBA Draft.[3]

After three years in Golden State, Hill was traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in the summer of 1993.[3] Playing under Mike Fratello, Hill earned an All-Star Game appearance in 1995.[3] He set Cleveland's single-season franchise record by shooting a career-best 60.0% from the field[4] (and ranked second in the NBA).[1][3] Hill was sent to the Milwaukee Bucks in a 1997 three-team deal involving notably Terrell Brandon and Shawn Kemp,[3] and spent the remainder of his career between the Philadelphia 76ers, Cleveland (2 stints; 1993-94 to -97 and 2001- 03[1]), and the Miami Heat.[3]

As the starting power forward for Philadelphia, Hill teamed up with Theo Ratliff and later with Dikembe Mutombo[5] with whom he played in the 2001 NBA Finals,[5] losing to the Los Angeles Lakers.[5] He is frequently referred to as the ultimate "lunch pail and hard hat" player, due to his rugged style of play and relentless defense and rebounding prowess.[6][7][8]

Hill had a career field-goal shooting percentage of 50.2 and free-throw percentage of 63.[3]

Tyrone also owned a Cincinnati, Ohio based record company called All Net Records and released various singles and albums by groups including OTR Clique, D'Meka, Renaizzance, and KompoZur.[9]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c HAWKS NAME TWO ASSISTANT COACHES TO WOODSON’S STAFF
  2. ^ "Tyrone Hill Past Stats, Playoff Stats, Statistics, History, and Awards". databasebasketball.com. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g "Tyrone Hill NBA & ABA Statistics". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ "HAWKS: Coach File - Tyrone Hill". Hawks.com. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c "2000-01 Philadelphia 76ers Roster and Statistics". Basketball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  6. ^ "NBA Preview Eastern Conference". The Sporting News. October 23, 2000. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  7. ^ Harvey Fialkov (October 30, 2001). "Team-by-Team Outlook". Orlando Sun-Sentinel. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  8. ^ Brad Weinstein (October 27, 2000). "NBA Preview 2000-01/Eastern Conference/Atlantic Division". San Francisco Chronicle. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Athletes Find Success In Music Industry". Jet. August 11, 1997. Retrieved January 8, 2012. 

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