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Russell Hicks
C - 7'0, 245lbs - 39 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2011 season
  • Birthdate: 04/15/1985
  • Drafted (NBA): Undrafted, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Florida International
  • Country: Canada
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
4th November, 2009D-LeagueDrafted 105th overall in the 2009 D-League Draft by Iowa Energy.
7th December, 2009D-LeagueWaived by Iowa Energy.
June 2010IBLSigned for the remainder of the season with Edmonton Energy.
24th September, 2010NBASigned an unguaranteed one year minimum salary contract with L.A. Lakers.
30th September, 2010NBAWaived by L.A. Lakers.
14th November, 2010AustriaSigned a one year contract with BC Vienna.
10th January, 2011AustriaLeft BC Vienna.
10th January, 2011AustriaSigned for the remainder of the season and through 2012 with Furstenfeld.
16th August, 2011LithuaniaSigned a one month tryout with Nevezis.
28th September, 2011LatviaSigned a one week tryout with Liepaja Lauvas.
Career Moves
2004 - 2006Pepperdine (NCAA)
2006 - 2009Florida International (NCAA)
November 2009 - December 2009Iowa Energy (D-League)
June 2010 - July 2010Edmonton Energy (IBL)
September 2010 - October 2010L.A. Lakers (NBA)
November 2010 - January 2011BC Vienna (Austria)
January 2011 - presentFurstenfeld (Austria)
August 2011 - September 2011Nevezis (Lithuania)
September 2011 - October 2011Liepaja Lauvas (Latvia)
Articles about Russell Hicks

March 19, 2013

Russell Hicks - After a couple of years at Europe's lower levels, and an inexplicable stint with the Lakers, Hicks's playing career ended, and he now works in sales.

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October 1, 2010

Even if [Drew] Naymick impresses, he will not win a roster spot, because the Lakers will not spend on unnecessary, replaceable parts. That's simply because of how big their payroll and tax bills are. The same is true of Hicks, a big shotblocking Canadian centre formerly of Pepperdine and Florida International, whose one year professional career thus far has consisted solely of teams called "Energy" (three games for the D-League's Iowa Energy, then a stint in the IBL with Edmonton Energy). Whatever they do, they're not making it.

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