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Grant Hill

Known for his versatility on the basketball court, Grant Hill could play point guard, shooting guard and small forward with equal ease. He not only was considered an unselfish player, but he was recognized for his passion for the game, a strong work ethic and remarkable athleticism.

 

Inducted into the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame in 2018, Hill enjoyed remarkable success with his USA Basketball, NBA and college teams.

 

"Grant is the epitome of the person and the player that I love to coach and to have play in my basketball program at Duke University,” said USA Basketball and Duke legendary head coach Mike Krzyzewski. “As great as he was on the court at Duke, I love Grant even more for being the way he is off the court. He is sensational. He strives to be excellent in all aspects of his life - family, profession, business, and yes, art collecting. To be good at something you have to have passion for it. Grant Hill has passion for every part of his life. I love that about him."

 

Hill played for five USA Basketball teams, won two gold medals and one bronze medal and compiled an overall record of 26-1 (.963 winning percentage). He was a member of the gold medalist 1996 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team and the 1996 USA National Team that posted a 5-0 record in the lead-up to the Olympics. Hill as a collegian was a part of the 1992 USA Developmental Team that trained against the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team (i.e. Dream Team), the bronze medalist 1991 USA Pan American Games Team and the gold medalist 1990 USA U18 Americas Championship Team.

 

Hill’s NBA career covered 19 seasons. He was a seven-time NBA All-Star (1995–1998, 2000, 2001, 2005) and a five-time All-NBA selection (1997 All-NBA first team and second team in 1996 and 1998–2000). Drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the third overall pick in the 1994 NBA draft, Hill was named the 1994-95 NBA Co-Rookie of the Year.

 

Playing 1,026 NBA games and starting in 972 of those games, Hill compiled 17,137 points, 6,169 rebounds, 4,252 assists, 1,248 steals. He finished his career as one of 17 players in NBA history to record more than 17,000 points, 6,000 rebounds, and 4,000 assists.

 

In four NCAA seasons at Duke University, he helped lead the Blue Devils to back-to-back NCAA national titles in 1991 and 1992 and a runner-up finish in 1994. Hill compiled 1,924 points, 771 rebounds, 461 assists and 218 steals during his collegiate career and was named an All-American, the 1993 NABC Defensive Player of the Year, the 1994 Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) Player of the Year, and he was a three-time All-ACC selection. Hill became the first player in ACC history to collect more than 1,900 points, 700 rebounds, 400 assists, 200 steals, and 100 blocked shots.

 

On April 3, 2021, Hill was selected by USA Basketball to succeed Jerry Colangelo as the next managing director of the USA Men’s National Team. He will assume the duties following the Tokyo Olympics.

 

 

Halls of Fame:

  • Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as a player (2018).

  • Inducted into the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame (2014).

  • Inducted into the Duke University Hall of Fame (2016).

Honors:

  • Named 2011-12 recipient of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame prestigious Mannie Jackson - Basketball's Human Spirit Award.

  • Duke University officially retired his No. 33 jersey in 1994.

  • Named in 2003 to ACC Top 50 Male Athletes of All Time and in 2002 to ACC Top 50 Players of All Time.

USA Basketball Notes:

  • Gold Medals: 1996 Olympics, 1990 FIBA Americas U18 Championship.

  • Bronze Medal: 1991 Pan American Games.

  • On April 3, 2021, Hill was selected by USA Basketball to succeed Jerry Colangelo as the next managing director of the USA Men’s National Team. He will assume the duties following the Tokyo Olympics. 

  • Played on five USA Basketball teams and won two gold medals and one bronze medal and compiled an overall record of 26-1 (.963 winning percentage).  

  • Wore No. 5 with the 1996 U.S. Olympic Team, No. ? with the 1991 U.S. Pan American Games Team and No. ? with the 1990 USA U18 Championship Team.

  • Member of the gold medalist 1996 U.S. Olympic Team that finished with a perfect 8-0 record. Played in six games, started in one game, averaged 18.10 minutes, 9.7 points, 2.8 rebounds, a team third-best 3.5 assists and a team-best 3.0 steals a game. Shot 61.1% from the field, 33.3% from 3-point and 75.0% from the foul line.

  • During the USA's 1996 five-game pre-Olympic exhibition tour, played in all five games, started two games, averaged 19.2 mpg., a team fourth-best 11.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 1.4 steals a game. Shot 73.3% from the field and 83.3%from the foul line. 

  • Member of the 1992 USA Developmental Team that was comprised of top collegians and trained against the 1992 U.S. Olympic Team.

  • Member of 1991 U.S. Pan American Games Team that finished 6-1 and captured a bronze medal in Havana, Cuba. Played in all seven games, averaged 5.3 points, 3.3 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 2.0 steals a game. Shot 54.2% from the field and 78.6% from the foul line

  • Member of 1990 USA U18 National Team that finished 7-0 and won the FIBA Americas U18 Championship gold medal in Montevideo, Uruguay. Played in all seven games, averaged a team second-best 16.3 points, 6.2 rebounds, 1.9 assists and a team-leading 3.6 steals a game. Shot 53.8% from the field and 57.1% from the foul line.

USA Basketball Records:

  • In U.S. men's Pan American Games records, ranks third for most steals in a competition (14) and tied for first for most steals in a game (4).

  • In USA FIBA Americas U18 Championship competition records, ranks first for most steals (25) and tied for first for most steals averaged (3.6).

  • In USA FIBA Americas U18 Championship single-game records, ranks fifth in scoring with 25 points versus Panama (7/15/90), first in free throws made (14) and attempted (23) versus Panama (7/15/90).

NBA Highlights:

  • Played 19 NBA seasons including six seasons (1994-95 – 1999-2000) with the Detroit Pistons, seven seasons (2000-01 – 2006-07) with the Orlando Magic, five seasons (2007-08 - 2011-12) with the Phoenix Suns and one season (2012-13) with the Los Angeles Clippers.

  • Finished his career as one of 17 players in NBA history with more than 17,000 points, 6,000 rebounds, and 4,000 assists. 

  • In his 19 NBA seasons, played in 1,026 games, started in 972 games, compiled 34,766 minutes (33.9 mpg.), 17,137 points (16.7 ppg.), 6,169 rebounds (6.0 rpg.), 4,252 assists (4.1 apg) and 1,248 steals (1.2 spg.), while shooting 48.3% from the field, 31.4% from 3-point and 76.9% from the foul line.

  • Widely considered to be one of the best all-around players in the game.

  • For his first two seasons in the league, led all NBA players - including Michael Jordan, David Robinson and Shaquille O'Neal—in All-Star votes.

  • Seven-time NBA All-Star (1995–1998, 2000, 2001, 2005).

  • Named 1997 All-NBA first team.

  • Four-time All-NBA second team (1996, 1998–2000).

  • 1995 NBA Co-Rookie of the Year and 1995 NBA All-Rookie first team.

  • Three-time NBA Sportsmanship Award recipient (2005, 2008 and 2010).

  • Hill was drafted by the Detroit Pistons with the third pick in the 1994 NBA draft.

Collegiate Notes:

  • Played four collegiate seasons (1990-91 – 1993-94) at Duke University.

  • In four NCAA seasons, led Duke to a record of 118-23 (.837 winning percentage) and to back-to-back NCAA national titles in 1991 and 1992, an NCAA runner-up finish in 1994 and three ACC regular season titles.

  • Played in 129 games, started in 115 games, and compiled 3,922 minutes, 1,924 points, 771 rebounds, 461 assists, 218 steals. Shot 53.2% from the field, 37.6% from 3-point and 69.8% from the foul line.

  • Became the first player in ACC history to collect more than 1,900 points, 700 rebounds, 400 assists, 200 steals, and 100 blocked shots.

  • Named 1994 consensus All-American first team, 1993 consensus All-American second team, 1993 NABC Defensive Player of the Year, 1994 ACC Player of the Year, two-time NCAA All-Final Four team, 1993 and 1994 All-ACC first team, 1992 All-ACC second team and three-time All-ACC Tournament. 

  • Was the eighth player in Duke history to have his jersey number (33) retired.

  • Among Duke career leaders, ranks 17th in points scored, 10th on field goals made, 20th in rebounds, sixth in steals per game, seventh in steals, eighth in blocked shots, 10th in blocked shots per game, and tied for seventh in double-figure scoring games (111).

Personal Notes:

  • Born in Dallas, Texas.

  • Is married to six-time Grammy-nominated singer Tamia (Washington), and the couple have two daughters, Myla Grace and Lael Rose.

  • Son of Calvin and Janet Hill.

  • His father played 12 seasons in the NFL as a running back and was named All-Pro four times. Played for the Dallas Cowboys, Washington Redskins, and Cleveland Browns.

  • Became a part owner of the Atlanta Hawks in 2015; also serves as the franchise’s Vice President of the Board.

  • Named on April 30, 2019, to the NCAA’s Board of Governors.

  • Following the conclusion of his playing career he became a broadcaster with CBS Sports, Turner Sports and NBA TV. In 2015, Hill was added as a game analyst for the NCAA Final Four and national championship game. He has additionally had substantial on-site responsibilities during the TNT broadcast of the NCAA March to the Final Four and their coverage of the NBA Playoffs. Also an NBA TV studio analyst on “NBA GameTime,” he also serves as an occasional studio analyst on TNT’s “Inside the NBA.”

USA BASKETBALL STATISTICS

 

TEAM G/S MIN/AVG FGM-A PCT 3PM-A PCT FTM-A PCT REB/AVG PTS/AVG AST BLK STL
1996 OLY     6/1 129/21.5 22-  36 .611   2-  6 .333 12-  16 .750 17/  2.8 58/   9.7 21 1 18
1996 MNT   5/2   96/19.2 22-  30 .733   1-  1 1.000 10-  12 .833 16/  3.2 55/ 11.0 14 2 7
1991 PAG   7/2 171/24.4 13-  24 .542   0-  0 .--- 11-  14 .786 23/  3.3 37/   5.3 21 4 14
1990 U18   7/- 188/26.9 43-  80 .538   0-  0 .--- 24-  49 .571 43/  6.1 114/ 16.3 13 - 25
TOTALS 25/- 
584/23.4 100-170
.588
  3-  7 .429
57-  91
.626
99/  4.0
264/ 10.6
69
7
64

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