- Mitch Richmond
Mitch Richmond Richmond at his Jersey Retirement Ceremony No. 23, 2, 9 Shooting guard Personal information Date of birth June 30, 1965 Place of birth Fort Lauderdale, Florida Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg) Career information College Kansas State (1986–1988) NBA Draft 1988 / Round: 1 / Pick: 5th overall Selected by the Golden State Warriors Pro career 1988–2002 Career history 1988–1991 Golden State Warriors 1991–1998 Sacramento Kings 1998–2001 Washington Wizards 2001–2002 Los Angeles Lakers Career highlights and awards Career statistics Points 20,497 (21.0 ppg) Steals 1,211 (1.2 spg) 3–pointers 1,326 Stats at NBA.com Stats at Basketball-Reference.com
Mitchell James "Mitch" Richmond (born June 30, 1965 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida) is a retired American professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. He played collegiately at Kansas State University. He was a 6-time NBA All-Star, a 5-time All-NBA Team member and a former NBA Rookie of the Year. In 976 NBA games, Richmond averaged 21.0 points per game and 3.5 assists per game. #2 has been retired in his honor by the Sacramento Kings, for whom he played seven seasons. He was on the cover of video game NBA Live 97. Richmond is now a scout for the Golden State Warriors, for whom he played from 1988 to 1991.
Golden State Warriors (1988–91)
Richmond was drafted 5th overall in the 1988 NBA Draft by the Golden State Warriors, following two years at Kansas State, where he averaged 20 points per game, and two years at Moberly Junior College in Missouri.
Richmond captured the NBA Rookie of the Year Award in the 1988–89 season, after averaging 22 points per game for the Warriors. He was a key part of Don Nelson's fast-paced offense, which was dubbed "Run TMC" after the first names of its three main components, Tim Hardaway, Mitch Richmond and Chris Mullin, respectively. The trio were named after the influential rap group Run DMC. In addition to the shooting he provided, he complemented Hardaway's passing and fast break skills and Mullin's shooting skills by slashing to the hoop as part of the Warriors' attack.
Sacramento Kings (1991–98)
After three years of scoring 22+ points a game in Golden State, Richmond, on November 1, 1991, was traded (along with Les Jepsen) to the Sacramento Kings during the 1991–92 season in exchange for the rights to Billy Owens, and became arguably the team's first star since the franchise moved to Sacramento in 1985. Staying with the Kings until 1998, Richmond was the team's leading scorer in each of his 7 seasons there, averaging no fewer than 21.9 a game each season. Between 1993 and 1998, Richmond was a fixture on the Western Conference's All-Star team, and he won MVP honors at the All-Star Game in Phoenix, in 1995. In the middle of his prime, Richmond was selected to the United States' Olympic team (Dream Team III), earning a gold medal in Atlanta. During his prime, Richmond was recognized as one of basketball's all time best pure shooters.
Washington Wizards (1998–01)
Richmond was traded by the Kings, along with Otis Thorpe, to the Washington Wizards for Chris Webber in May 1998, a move that keyed the Kings' transformation from perennial doormat to an elite title contender. However, things did not work out as well for Richmond. In three years with the Wizards, he lost a lot of the shooting touch he displayed as a King, and his days as a regular were numbered after missing half of the 2000–01 season.
Los Angeles Lakers (2001–02)
Richmond ended his career traded to the Los Angeles Lakers. Playing strictly off the bench, he averaged 4 points a game. He earned an NBA championship ring with the Lakers in 2002 but played sparingly in the postseason, logging 4 minutes overall. In game 4 of the finals, Richmond dribbled out the clock to win the title with the Lakers.
Before coming to the NBA, he played for the U.S. men's national basketball team at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea, winning the bronze medal. He became a member of the basketball team again at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, U.S. and won the gold medal with 11 other NBA players (including David Robinson, who was also on the USA men's national basketball team in 1988).
Mitch Richmond is the cousin of NFL defensive back Lardarius Webb.
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Kansas State Wildcats men's and women's basketball retired jerseys Men Women 1988 NBA Draft First roundDanny Manning · Rik Smits · Charles Smith · Chris Morris · Mitch Richmond · Hersey Hawkins · Tim Perry · Rex Chapman · Rony Seikaly · Willie Anderson · Will Perdue · Harvey Grant · Jeff Grayer · Dan Majerle · Gary Grant · Derrick Chievous · Eric Leckner · Ricky Berry · Rod Strickland · Kevin Edwards · Mark Bryant · Randolph Keys · Jerome Lane · Brian Shaw · David Rivers Second roundRolando Ferreira · Shelton Jones · Andrew Lang · Vinny Del Negro · Fennis Dembo · Everette Stephens · Charles Shackleford · Grant Long · Tom Tolbert · Sylvester Gray · Ledell Eackles · Greg Butler · Dean Garrett · Tito Horford · Orlando Graham · Keith Smart · Jeff Moe · Todd Mitchell · Anthony Taylor · Tom Garrick · Morlon Wiley · Vernon Maxwell · Micheal Williams · José Vargas · Steve Kerr 1988 NCAA Men's Basketball Consensus All-Americans 1988 Olympic Bronze Medalists Men's Basketball – United States 1996 Olympic Champions Men's Basketball team – United States Los Angeles Lakers 2001–02 NBA Champions
2 Derek Fisher | 3 Devean George | 5 Robert Horry | 6 Jelani McCoy | 8 Kobe Bryant | 10 Lindsey Hunter | 14 Slava Medvedenko | 17 Rick Fox | 20 Brian Shaw | 23 Mitch Richmond | 34 Shaquille O'Neal (Finals MVP) | 35 Mark Madsen | 52 Samaki Walker
Head coach Phil Jackson
Assistant coaches Tex Winter | Frank Hamblen | Jim Cleamons | Kurt Rambis
NBA Rookie of the Year Award1953: Meineke | 1954: Felix | 1955: Pettit | 1956: Stokes | 1957: Heinsohn | 1958: Sauldsberry | 1959: Baylor | 1960: Chamberlain | 1961: Robertson | 1962: Bellamy | 1963: Dischinger | 1964: Lucas | 1965: Reed | 1966: Barry | 1967: Bing | 1968: Monroe | 1969: Unseld | 1970: Alcindor | 1971: Cowens & Petrie | 1972: Wicks | 1973: McAdoo | 1974: DiGregorio | 1975: Wilkes | 1976: Adams | 1977: Dantley | 1978: Davis | 1979: Ford | 1980: Bird | 1981: Griffith | 1982: Williams | 1983: Cummings | 1984: Sampson | 1985: Jordan | 1986: Ewing | 1987: Person | 1988: Jackson | 1989: Richmond | 1990: Robinson | 1991: Coleman | 1992: Johnson | 1993: O'Neal | 1994: Webber | 1995: Hill & Kidd | 1996: Stoudamire | 1997: Iverson | 1998: Duncan | 1999: Carter | 2000: Brand & Francis | 2001: Miller | 2002: Gasol | 2003: Stoudemire | 2004: James | 2005: Okafor | 2006: Paul | 2007: Roy | 2008: Durant | 2009: Rose | 2010: Evans | 2011: Griffin NBA All-Star Game Most Valuable Player Award1951: Macauley | 1952: Arizin | 1953: Mikan | 1954: Cousy | 1955: Sharman | 1956: Pettit | 1957: Cousy | 1958: Pettit | 1959: Baylor & Pettit | 1960: Chamberlain | 1961: Robertson | 1962: Pettit | 1963: Russell | 1964: Robertson | 1965: Lucas | 1966: A. Smith | 1967: Barry | 1968: Greer | 1969: Robertson | 1970: Reed | 1971: Wilkens | 1972: West | 1973: Cowens | 1974: Lanier | 1975: Frazier | 1976: Bing | 1977: Erving | 1978: R. Smith | 1979: Thompson | 1980: Gervin | 1981: Archibald | 1982: Bird | 1983: Erving | 1984: Thomas | 1985: Sampson | 1986: Thomas | 1987: Chambers | 1988: Jordan | 1989: Malone | 1990: Johnson | 1991: Barkley | 1992: Johnson | 1993: Stockton & Malone | 1994: Pippen | 1995: Richmond | 1996: Jordan | 1997: Rice | 1998: Jordan | 1999: No Game Played | 2000: O'Neal & Duncan | 2001: Iverson | 2002: Bryant | 2003: Garnett | 2004: O'Neal | 2005: Iverson | 2006: James | 2007: Bryant | 2008: James | 2009: Bryant & O'Neal | 2010: Wade | 2011: Bryant NBA Live/NBA Elite NBA Live NBA Elite Sacramento KingsFormerly the Rochester Royals, the Cincinnati Royals, the Kansas City-Omaha Kings, and the Kansas City Kings • Founded in 1945 • Based in Sacramento, California The Franchise Arenas Coaches D-League Affiliate Administration Retired Numbers NBA Championships (1) Rivals Media
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