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Grant Hill

Basketball Player
Male
Born Oct 5, 1972

Grant Henry Hill is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Los Angeles Clippers of the NBA. As a collegian with Duke University and early in his professional career with the Detroit Pistons, Hill was widely considered to be one of the best all-around players in the game, often leading his team in points, rebounds and assists. His time in the league has been hampered by career-threatening injuries, notably during the prime of his career.… Read More

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CHILDHOOD

1972 Birth Born on October 5, 1972.

TEENAGE

1991 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Hill decided to attend Duke University, playing four years with the Blue Devils, winning national titles in 1991 and 1992. … Read More
1992 19 Years Old Hill also is widely known for his role in a desperation play in an NCAA tournament regional final against Kentucky in 1992, which is considered by many to be one of the greatest college basketball games of all time. … Read More

TWENTIES

1994 - 1995 3 More Events
1996 23 Years Old 1 More Event
He also won a gold medal at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta as a member of the U.S. men's basketball team, where he had the team's fifth highest scoring average (9.7) and led the team in steals (18).
1998 25 Years Old Hill was selected to play in the 1998 FIBA World Championship, but in the end no NBA players played in this tournament due to the lockout.
1999 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1999–2000 season, Hill averaged 25.8 points while shooting 49% from the field, the season's third highest scoring average, behind MVP Shaquille O'Neal and Allen Iverson. … Read More
On April 15, 2000, 7 days before the start of the playoffs, Hill sprained his left ankle in a game against the Philadelphia 76ers. … Read More

THIRTIES

2003 30 Years Old 1 More Event
Meanwhile, the Pistons, who had defeated the Magic in the 2003 Playoffs, but ended up losing to the New Jersey Nets in Eastern Conference Finals, won the championship the following year in 2004.
2004 31 Years Old 1 More Event
The 2004–05 season saw a return to the “old” Grant Hill, who was so popular earlier in his career. … Read More
2005 - 2006 2 More Events
Hill became an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2007. … Read More
2008 35 Years Old 1 More Event
He played in the team's first 34 games before an emergency appendectomy on January 9, 2008, sidelined him for two weeks. … Read More
2009 36 Years Old On July 10, 2009, the Associated Press reported that Hill decided to re-sign with the Phoenix Suns for a 2-year deal, despite an offer from the New York Knicks for the full mid-level exception and the Boston Celtics offering Hill the bi-annual exception. … Read More
In 2010 the Phoenix Suns advanced to the Western Conference Semifinals, marking Hill's first playoff series victory, and making him the first NBA player in history to win his first playoff series after 15 years in the league. … Read More
On January 15, 2011, Hill passed the 16,000 career points milestone in a win over the Portland Trail Blazers.
2012 39 Years Old 1 More Event
On July 18, 2012, Hill signed a contract with the Clippers. … Read More

FORTIES

He then made his debut with the Clippers on January 12, 2013 against the Orlando Magic.
2015 42 Years Old Hill and Tony Ressler officially purchased the Atlanta Hawks on June 24, 2015 for an estimated $850 million. … Read More
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