Grant Hill retires after 19 seasons in the NBA


By James Williams

Clippers forward Grant Hill officially announces his retirement from the NBA after 19 seasons.

During his career, Hill averaged 16.7 points per game, six rebounds per game and four assists per game.

The Detroit Pistons drafted Hill in the 1994 NBA Draft with the third overall pick, after he spent four seasons and graduated from Duke.

Hill was a member of the Pistons from 1994 until 2000.

Despite battling through injuries for a majority of his career, Hill did receive many accolades.

Hill ended his first NBA season as the 1995 co-rookie of the year with Jason Kidd.

The following year, Hill was a member of the 1996 United States Olympic Gold medal basketball team.

He was also named to seven all-star teams during career.

Hill was with three other teams during his career in the NBA including the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, and the Los Angeles Clippers.

Hill played 29 games with the Clippers in his final season.

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