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Mitch Richmond

Full name: Mitchell James "Mitch" Richmond, III
Nickname(s): The Rock
Gender: Male
Height: 6-4.5 (195 cm)
Weight: 216 lbs (98 kg)
Born: June 30, 1965 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States
Affiliations: Kansas State Wildcats, Manhattan (USA) / Sacramento Kings, Sacramento (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Basketball

Medals: 1 Gold, 1 Bronze (2 Total)

Other SR Links: Basketball-Reference.com, College Basketball at Sports-Reference.com

Biography

Mitch Richmond started college at Moberly Area Community College but played for Kansas State University from 1986-88. He was second-team All-American in 1988. Richmond was the 5th overall pick of the 1988 NBA Draft, chosen by the Golden State Warriors. Richmond played in the NBA for 14 years, playing with the Warriors through 1991, and then was with the Sacramento Kings from 1991-98. He was with the Washington Wizards from 1998-2001 and finished his career with a single season with the Los Angeles Lakers. In his NBA career, Richmond averaged 21.0 ppg, and finished with 20,497 points, and was considered one of the league’s best pure shooters. He was a six-time NBA All-Star, a five-time All-NBA Team member and was NBA Rookie of the Year for the 1988/89 season. Richmond’s #2 was retired by the Sacramento Kings.

Internationally Richmond won a gold medal at the 1996 Olympics and a bronze medal at the 1988 Olympics. He also won a silver medal at the 1987 Universiade. In 2014, Richmond was inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 3 Bronze
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball Men's Basketball United States USA 1 Gold

Men's Basketball

Games Age City Sport Team NOC Phase Unit Rank Date Result PTS TRB AST STL TOV BLK
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 3/4 1 1988-09-29 USA 78, AUS 49 12 7 2 1 0 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #1 2 1988-09-28 URS 82, USA 76 5 0 0 2 1 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #1 1 1988-09-26 USA 94, PUR 57 10 4 2 3 1 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #3 1 1988-09-18 USA 97, ESP 53 2 2 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #5 1 1988-09-20 USA 76, CAN 70 2 4 0 0 0 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #7 1 1988-09-21 USA 102, BRA 87 9 4 0 0 1 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #12 1 1988-09-23 USA 108, CHN 57 15 4 5 1 2 0
1988 Summer 23 Seoul Basketball United States USA Group B Match #14 1 1988-09-24 USA 102, EGY 35 16 2 8 3 2 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Final Round Match 1/2 1 1996-08-02 USA 95, SCG 69 5 1 0 1 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Semi-Finals Match #2 1 1996-08-01 USA 101, AUS 73 9 2 0 1 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Quarter-Finals Match #4 1 1996-07-30 USA 98, BRA 75 7 0 1 1 3 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Group A Match #3 1 1996-07-20 USA 96, ARG 68 9 1 1 1 3 1
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Group A Match #6 1 1996-07-22 USA 87, ANG 54 11 2 3 2 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Group A Match #9 1 1996-07-24 USA 104, LTU 82 7 3 1 1 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Group A Match #12 1 1996-07-26 USA 133, CHN 70 14 0 2 3 0 0
1996 Summer 31 Atlanta Basketball United States USA Group A Match #14 1 1996-07-28 USA 102, CRO 71 16 5 3 1 0 0
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