Born January 2, 1981 Kirk Hinrich played in the NBA mainly as a Guard during their playing career, season(s): 2004-2016. Kirk James Hinrich is an American former professional basketball player. He has also been a member of the USA National Team. Growing up in Sioux City, Iowa, Hinrich was exposed to basketball at an early age. His father, Jim, coached him from the third grade through high school.