Tyrone Hill

Tyrone Hill ( born March 19, 1968 in Cincinnati, Ohio ) is a retired American basketball player. He played on the position of power forward.


Hill played four years at Xavier University. He was very successful as a single player and scored in his last season average of 20.2 points and 12.6 rebounds per game. In addition, he is one of the players who have achieved a total of more than 2,000 points during her career at college and in 1000 brought rebounds.


Tyrone Hill was drafted in the NBA Draft 1990, the eleventh of the Golden State Warriors. After playing three years for the Warriors, he joined in the summer of 1993 to the Cleveland Cavaliers. There he played under coach Mike Fratello and in 1995 appointed to the All-Star team. In addition, he set the record with the Cavaliers a field with a throw ratio of 60%. 1997 Hill was implicated in a three - team trade in which, among others, Terrell Brandon and Shawn Kemp, traded to the Milwaukee Bucks. After that, he played twice for the Philadelphia 76ers, again for the Cavaliers and the Miami Heat. With the 76ers he reached the finals in 2001, but his team lost against the Los Angeles Lakers. In his career, Hill had a field - throw ratio of 50.2 % and free throw rate of 63 %.


During the 2008-2009 season, Hill worked as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Hawks.