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I thought this was gonna be a thread on the one and only fan of Richard Hamilton from the NBA's Washington Wizards. Oh well

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Originally posted by Pistol

I thought this was gonna be a thread on the one and only fan of Richard Hamilton from the NBA's Washington Wizards. Oh well

i too thought this was gonna be about the Basketball great* richard hamilton

*Early-entry candidate for the 1999 NBA draft

Named First Team All-America by The Associated Press as a junior after earning Second Team All-America honors from AP as a sophomore

Named Big East Conference and ECAC Player of the Year as a junior

Only Connecticut player to score at least 700 points twice in career and 500 points in each of first three seasons

The 795 points scored in sophomore season ranks third on UConn's all-time single season scoring list and total of 732 points in 1998-99 ranks fourth

Scored 2,036 points in three-year career, which ranks second (former NBA player Chris Smith, 2145 points) on the all-time UConn scoring list

Scored in double-figures in 94 of 103 games

Led UConn in scoring in 66 games while starting all 103 games played

Finalist for both the 1997-98 and 1998-99 National Player of the Year Award by both the USBWA and John Wooden Award

Sustained a right foot fracture (fifth metatarsal) on July 8, 1998 during training session for 1998 World Championships

College highlights

Junior

 

 

Named Most Outstanding Player of the 1999 NCAA Final Four

Named NABC All-American and Big East Co-Player of the Year with Tim James of Miami

Named to John Wooden 10-man All-America Team for second-straight year

Led the team with 21.5 ppg (19th in nation) and added 4.8 rpg

Ranked third on the team in assists with 91

Scored 24 points in the NCAA national semifinal victory over Ohio State and 27 points in 77-74 NCAA Championship game win over Duke

Named to the Big East All-Tournament team after scoring 55 points in three games

Finished the regular season by scoring 51 points in road wins at Providence and Syracuse

Had 32 points, seven rebounds and six assists vs. Richmond

Sophomore

 

Named Second Team All-America by USBWA, NABC and The Sporting News

Honored as UConn's team MVP following the season

Ranked first on the team and 17th in the nation in scoring with 21.5 ppg

Ranked third on the team in assists (2.4 apg) and third in steals (1.5 spg)

Scored 90 points (22.5 ppg) in four NCAA games and was named to the NCAA East Regional All-Tournament Team

Scored a game-high 22 points and the game-winning shot at the buzzer in a 75-74 "Sweet 16" win over Washington

Named to the Chase Preseason NIT All-Tournament team after averaging 18.8 ppg in four NIT games

Scored a career-high 38 points vs. Boston College

Freshman

 

Led UConn in scoring with 15.9 ppg

A unanimous selection to the Big East All-Rookie Team

Scored 509 points and became only the second freshman in school history to surpass the 500 point mark

Averaged 25.0 points while being named to the NIT All-Tournament team

Two-time selection as the Big East Rookie of the Week

Scored in double figures in 27 of 32 games played

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Guest imported_Tesseract

^Ghhhhhhhhhhhm... But it isnt, you realised that right?

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