Grant Hill is a former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association. The teams he has played for in the NBA include the Detroit Pistons, Los Angeles Clippers, Phoenix Suns, and the Orlando Magic. Hill is a 7-time NBA All-Star. He is currently a co-owner of the Atlanta Hawks.

Player Profile and Personal Life

Grant Henry Hill was born on October 5, 1972, in Dallas, Texas in the United States of America. He stands 203 cm tall and his weight was last listed at 102 kg. His father is Calvin Hill of the National Football League.

He is married to Canadian singer Tamia. They have two daughters together and currently reside in Florida. He has a bachelor’s degree from Duke University.

Position Small Forward
Height / weight 2.03 m / 102 kg
Born 5 Oct 1972
Nationality United States United States
Playing Style Right Handed
Nickname G-Money
Team History
231 los angeles clippers LA Clippers 2012 - 2013
232 phoenix suns Phoenix 2007 - 2012
215 orlando magic Orlando 2000 - 2007
209 detroit pistons Detroit 1994 - 2000

High School and College Career

Hill attended the South Lakes High School in Reston, Virginia. In high school, he was named Virginia Mr. Basketball. He was also named a McDonald’s All-American.

He later went on to attend Duke University from 1990 to 1994. While at Duke, he was named the NCAA Defensive Player of the Year. He also helped lead Duke to two NCAA Championships.

Professional Career

He was drafted into the NBA in the first round of the 1994 NBA Draft, he was picked by the Detroit Pistons as third overall. In his first year with the team, he was named to the 1995 All-Rookie First Team.

He was also named the NBA Co-Rookie of the Year for that year. He was also named an NBA All-Star for the first time in his career in 1995. In total, he would be named an All-Star seven times.

In 2000, he joined the Orlando Magic. He played with the Magic through to 2007. While there, he was named an All-Star again in 2001 and 2005. Also in 2005, he received his first NBA Sportsmanship Award. He would receive two more in 2008 and again in 2010.

He was an unrestricted free agent again in 2007 and he joined the Phoenix Suns. In December 2011 he chose to stay with the Suns for one more year. When his contract expired, he joined the Los Angeles Clippers.

Hill announced his retirement in 2013. In 2014, he was inducted into the College Basketball Hall of Fame.

In June 2015, he became one of the co-owners of the Atlanta Hawks. He was part of the group led by Tony Ressler that purchased the franchise. Also in 2013, Hill started his career as a broadcaster for the NBA.

In 2018, he was named to the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame.

Career Highlights

  • 1995–1998, 2000, 2001, 2005 - NBA All-Star
  • 1997 - All-NBA First Team
  • 1996, 1998–2000 - All-NBA Second Team
  • 1995 - NBA Co-Rookie of the Year
  • 1995 - NBA All-Rookie First Team
  • 2005, 2008, 2010 - NBA Sportsmanship Award
  • 1997 - IBM Award
  • 1991, 1992 - NCAA champion
  • 1994 - Consensus first-team All-American
  • 1993 - Consensus second-team All-American
  • 1993 - NABC Defensive Player of the Year
  • 1994 - ACC Player of the Year
  • 1993, 1994 - First-team All-ACC
  • 1992 - Second-team All-ACC

  • No. 33 retired by Duke Blue Devils

  • 1990 - Third-team Parade All-American
  • 1990 - McDonald’s All-American
  • 1990 - Virginia Mr. Basketball

Career NBA Statistics

  • Points - 17,137 (16.7 ppg)
  • Rebounds - 6,169 (6.0 rpg)
  • Assists - 4,252 (4.1 apg)

  • Basketball Hall of Fame as a Player inducted in 2018
  • College Basketball Hall of Fame inducted in 2014

Medal Record, Men’s Basketball, Representing the United States

  • Gold - 1996 Olympic Games Atlanta
  • Bronze - 1991 Pan American Games Havana
  • Gold - 1990 FIBA Americas U18 Championship Montevideo

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