Kirk Hinrich Biography
Birthday: January 2, 1981 (Capricorn)
Born In: Sioux City, Iowa, United States
Kirk James Hinrich is a retired basketball player from America. In his 13-year-long professional career, he has played for the National Basketball Association (NBA) teams the Chicago Bulls, Washington Wizards, and Atlanta Hawks. He has also played for the United States national team. Originally from Iowa, Hinrich developed an interest in the sport quite early in his life. It was his father, Jim, who served as his first teacher. During his senior year of high school, he was hailed as the 1999 Co-Iowa Mr. Basketball. Initially, he wanted to enrol at the Iowa State University of Science and Technology but later chose to join the University of Kansas. In 2002 and 2003, he played a pivotal role in Kansas reaching the Final Fours of the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament. In the 2003 NBA Draft, the Bulls chose him as their seventh overall pick. While he was there, he received the nickname, Captain Kirk. Hinrich appeared in seven seasons for the Bulls before he had short stints at the Washington Wizards and Atlanta Hawks. He returned to the Bulls in 2012 and spent the next four seasons there. Hinrich retired from professional basketball after a brief tenure with the Hawks in 2016.