|Born||September 1, 1985|
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
|Nationality||American / Georgian|
|Listed height||6 ft 2.5 in (1.89 m)|
|Listed weight||195 lb (88 kg)|
|High school||East Forsyth|
(Kernersville, North Carolina)
|College||UNC Greensboro (2003–2007)|
|NBA draft||2007 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Point guard|
|2010–2011||Fastweb Casale Monferrato|
|2012–2014||Maccabi Tel Aviv|
|2016–2017||Emporio Armani Milano|
|Career highlights and awards|
Richard Marciano Hickman, Jr. (born September 1, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for Brose Bamberg. He also represents the Georgian national basketball team in international competitions. Standing at 6 ft 2.5 in (1.89 m), he plays at the shooting guard and point guard positions. Hickman helped lead Maccabi Tel Aviv to a EuroLeague title in 2014, earning an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection in the process.
Hickman played with the professional basketball teams Otopeni in Romania, Gießen 46ers in Germany, and Namika Lahti in Finland, before joining the Italian 2nd Division team Junior Casale in 2010. In July 2011, he signed with Scavolini Pesaro for the 2011–12 season.
Hickman signed a two-year contract with the Israeli Super League team Maccabi Tel Aviv in 2012. In May 2014, he was named to the All-EuroLeague Second Team. Hickman helped Maccabi to win the EuroLeague title that season, along with teammates Tyrese Rice and David Blu.
On July 1, 2014, he signed a two-year contract with the Turkish club Fenerbahçe. On March 26, 2015, he suffered the Achilles tendon rupture injury in his right leg, which sidelined him off the court for the rest of season. Over 17 EuroLeague games, he averaged 9 points, 2.5 rebounds, and 2 assists per game, while also averaging 8 points and 2.6 assists over 15 Turkish League games. His team eventually advanced to the EuroLeague Final Four for the first time in team's history. On May 15, 2015, however, they lost in the semi-final game to Real Madrid, by a score of 87–96.
Georgian national team
Hickman has represented the Georgian national basketball team internationally. He played at the EuroBasket 2013, where he averaged 11.8 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 1.6 assists per game, over 5 group stage games.
|GP||Games played||GS||Games started||MPG||Minutes per game|
|FG%||Field-goal percentage||3P%||3-point field-goal percentage||FT%||Free-throw percentage|
|RPG||Rebounds per game||APG||Assists per game||SPG||Steals per game|
|BPG||Blocks per game||PPG||Points per game||PIR||Performance Index Rating|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
|†||Denotes seasons in which Hickman won the EuroLeague|
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- "Fenerbahce for the first time in the Final Four". eurohoops.net. April 20, 2015. Archived from the original on May 18, 2015. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
- "Real Madrid heads to third straight final after beating Fenerbahce". euroleague.net. May 15, 2015. Retrieved May 15, 2015.
- Olimpia Milano announced Ricky Hickman
- Olimpia Milano signs Ricky Hickman
- "Bamberg plugs former champ Hickman into backcourt". Euroleague.net. July 14, 2017. Retrieved July 14, 2017.