Rip Hamilton clowns Kevin McHale for not drafting him, McHale admits it was a mistake

TNT’s new Players Only broadcasts kicked off Monday night, and the first game of the double-header already saw a notable on-air exchange. Greg Anthony, Rip Hamilton and Kevin McHale were calling the Bucks-Cavaliers game, and when the Bucks’ Jason Terry made a shot, Hamilton used that as an excuse to bring up the 1999 draft class (he went seventh overall, Terry went 10th) and...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Pistons to retire Rip Hamilton’s jersey

The Detroit Pistons are one step closer to having the entire starting five from their 2004 title team up in the rafters. The team announced on Friday that they will be retiring the No. 32 jersey of three-time All-Star shooting guard Richard “Rip” Hamilton on February 26 against the Boston Celtics. OFFICIAL: The #Pistons will honor and retire @ripcityhamilton's jersey on February...
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December 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Rip Hamilton says MJ told him his game wasn’t good enough for Jordan Brand

Things were good for Richard Hamilton during the early years of his NBA career in Washington. He was the No. 7 pick in 1999 after winning a NCAA title with UConn and scored 18.1 points per game during his second pro season. And then Michael Jordan is his new teammate?! Well, Jordan was not exactly the nicest teammate, telling the young guard he was not good enough to join the...
Via The Comeback
December 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Richard Hamilton potentially set to make NBA comeback

Richard Hamilton won a championship both at the college and the NBA level. He played in the NBA for 14 seasons, earning three All-Star appearances in the process. Affectionately known as “Rip,” the 38-year-old Hamilton has not set foot on a NBA court in three years. That could very well change this upcoming season should the former wing prove to himself that he’s capable...
Via Sportsnaut
July 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Rip Hamilton Discusses Paying College Athletes: “I Would Have Stayed In School”

Twitter/@CaliSportsTalk According to Basketball Reference, Richard “Rip” Hamilton collected more than $109 million during his long NBA career, but he says that he may have put it off for a year if he made some money while playing in college. Hamilton, who left UConn after his junior season, is attending the “Sportscaster U”  program at Syracuse University this week, and...
Via College Spun
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Drake Poses With Rip Hamilton Outside UConn Locker Room

Well that was quick. Drake has certainly earned his reputation as a jersey chaser that only celebrates with champions. It’s a combination of hilarious and sad that he changed his loyalty from Kentucky to UConn that quickly. [@kirkmorrison] The post Drake Poses With Rip Hamilton Outside UConn Locker Room appeared first on Diehardsport.
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Drake Wearing Kentucky Gear At National Championship Game, Poses With UConn Alum Richard Hamilton

If you didn’t know Drake was a Kentucky fan, you probably found out Saturday night. The rap star, who was seen with Johnny Manziel at the Wildcats’ Final Four game against Wisconsin, is back at AT&T Stadium tonight to watch Kentucky take on Connecticut.  Drake at the #FinalFour finals game. [3] — Word On Road (@WordOnRd) April 8, 2014 Despite...
Via College Spun
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rip Hamilton Eviscerates Nate Robinson On Instagram With Photoshop

Rip Hamilton has been eviscerating Nate Robinson on Instagram with photoshopped images and it's hilarious.
Via Gamedayr
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rip Hamilton and Nate Robinson trade funny insulting pictures

Rip Hamilton and Nate Robinson have plenty of time on their hands now that neither one is playing, so the two spent some time Sunday trading funny yet offensive and insulting pictures of each other over Instagram. It all started when Robinson, who is recovering from surgery to repair a torn ACL, posted this photo […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Rip Hamilton, Joakim Noah clown each other over Final Four

Joakim Noah and Rip Hamilton apparently bet on UConn and Florida's Final Four game, because after the Huskies' victory Hamilton clowned on his teammate.
Via Gamedayr
April 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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