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Grant Hill

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Grant Hill, American basketball player for the Phoenix Suns

Grant Henry Hill (born October 5, 1972) is an American retired basketball player. Hill was born in Dallas, Texas. He was part of the US basketball team who won the gold medal in the 1996 Summer Olympics. He is the son of Calvin Hill.

He was a selected third overall by the Detroit Pistons in the 1994 draft.[1] He played six seasons, five as an All-star.[1] He then played for the Orlando Magic from 2000-04.[2] Hill played for 5 seasons for the Phoenix Suns. He finally retired from the Los Angeles Clippers after a 19-year career.[2]

He was a seven time NBA All-star. Hill is a part owner of the Atlanta Hawks.[3] He received the 2015 Candle in the Dark award. He is in the National Collegiate Basketball Hall of Fame.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Adam McGee. "Detroit Pistons History: Revisiting The Grant Hill Trade". FanSided Inc. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Arash Markazi (1 June 2013). "Grant Hill announces retirement". ESPN. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  3. Des Bieler (25 June 2015). "Hawks officially sold to ownership group that includes Grant Hill". The Washington Post. Retrieved 5 January 2016.

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