Eric Hicks (basketball)

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Eric Hicks
Position: Wide receiver
Personal information
Born: (1983-11-27) November 27, 1983 (age 33)
Greensboro, North Carolina
Height: 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Weight: 250 lb (113 kg)
Career information
College: Cincinnati
Undrafted: 2010
Career history
Medal record
Men's basketball
Representing the  United States
Summer Universiade
Gold medal – first place 2005 Izmir Team competition

Eric Hicks (born November 27, 1983 in Greensboro, North Carolina) is an American professional basketball player. Since graduating from the University of Cincinnati, he has played professionally for Telindus BC Oostende (Belgium), Polpak Swiecie (Poland), and CSK VVS Samara (Russia). He has also had two stints in the NBA Summer League with the Miami Heat and Boston Celtics, but has not played a regular season game in the NBA. Among the highlights of his European career are a 2007 Belgian league championship and an appearance in the 2008 Polish league All-Star Game. Now he plays for Leite Río Breogán from Liga LEB.[1]

Football career[edit]

Cincinnati Commandos[edit]

In 2012, Hicks was granted his chance to play football for the first time since he was a sophomore in high school. He suited up for the Cincinnati Commandos of the United Indoor Football League as a wide receiver.[2]


  1. ^ Eric Hicks basketball profile. Retrieved on January 23, 2010.
  2. ^ "Eric Hicks begins indoor football career with Commandos". April 23, 2012. Retrieved April 24, 2012.