Kyle HINES

Power Forward, Center
Born in Sicklerville (USA) on 2/9/1986

 

Kyle Hines, 1.98, from Sicklerville, where he was born on September 2, 1986, came to Olimpia in the summer of 2020 from CSKA Moscow.

2020/21 SEASON . He helped the team win the Supercup, averaging 9.9 points per game and 4.0 rebounds. He also converted 60.5 percent of his two-pointers. He won the Italian Cup and averaged 10.0 points and 8.0 rebounds per game during the Final Eight. During the game in Barcelona, he scored his 2-pointer number 1.000 in his EuroLeague career. In Berlin, he played his EuroLeague game number 300, the first American player to reach that plateau and the seventh overall. In Kaunas, he became the second-best all-time shot-blocker.

His career

Kyle Hines played one year at the Camden Catholic High School in New Jersey and then for the next three years at the Timber Creek Regional High School. In his senior year, he was named in the second All-State team and became the school’s all-time leading scorer.

In 2004 he landed at the University of North Carolina-Greensboro, where in 2005 he was named Southern Conference’s freshman of the year and as a junior he was voted Southern Conference Player of the Year (he averaged 20.9 points, 9.0 rebounds per game). As a senior he averaged 19.2 points and 9.1 rebounds per game.
During his last three college years, he was always named on the All-Southern 1st team.

His professional career began in Italy in Veroli where he won the Legadue Italian Cup for two consecutive seasons (16.9 points and 8.6 rebounds on average during the first year, 18.5 points and 8.1 rebounds during the second).

In 2010, he moved to Bamberg where he won the Super Cup, the German Cup, the league championship and was the playoff MVP (he averaged 12.9 points and 5.4 rebounds in his EuroLeague rookie season).
In 2011 he arrived at Olympiacos Piraeus where in two years he won the EuroLeague title twice and the Greek championship in 2012. During the first EuroLeague run he averaged 9.9 points and 4.5 rebounds per game, during the second he had 9.4 points and 6.0 rebounds per game.

In 2013 he signed for CSKA Moscow where he won the EuroLeague two more times, in 2016 and 2019, in addition to winning six VTB League championships. In 2016 (when he scored 10.9 points per game) and in 2018 he was named Defender of the year in the EuroLeague. During the 2019/20 season, he had 8.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.

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