Grant Hill
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"Grant Henry Hill" is a retired American basketball player. Hill played for four teams in his professional career in the National Basketball Association (NBA); the Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, and Los Angeles Clippers.

Hill’s parents are retired NFL Pro-Bowl running back Calvin Hill and Janet Hill. He and his father were Rookies of the Year in their respective sports; Hill in the NBA in 1995 (shared with Jason Kidd), and his father in the NFL with the Dallas Cowboys in 1969.

While playing college basketball at Duke University, he was the 1994 Atlantic Coast Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year/ACC Player of the Year, a two-time NCAA Men's Basketball All-Americans/NCAA All-American, and a two-time List of NCAA Men's Division I Basketball champions/NCAA champion. As a professional he was the 1995 NBA Rookie of the Year Award/NBA co-Rookie of the Year, and was a seven-time NBA All-Star Game/NBA All-Star, five-time All-NBA selection, and three-time winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award.

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I know the draft and free agency are the hot topics over the summer for fans, but once we get to training camp, none of the players are going to be saying, 'Oh, we'd be so much better if we had drafted this guy or signed that guy,' .

This is what you do. This is who you are. It's something you always feel you can do.

I've done a lot of basketball drills, not a whole lot of competitive stuff. I have basically been in the gym everyday working on my game, working on the time off that I've had from the game, just getting myself prepared mentally and physically for the season.

Parents, they're strict on you when you're little, and you don't understand why. But as you get older, you understand and you appreciate it.

Even with medicine, you can do everything right and something can happen. That's just the nature of it.

Bottom line is, we've got better players and a better coaching staff this season. We need to take it as a personal and collective challenge to be better than we were last season and from the guys I've been talking to this summer, I think we are going to do that.

I expect us to be good; very good. I expect us to first and foremost be better than we were last year and get back to having this franchise as one of the premier franchises on and off the court, and I think we have the opportunity to do that this upcoming season. I really believe that.

Ask me anything about the lower extremities and I'll tell you whatever you need to know. But as for the abdomen, that's different. It does feel better, so we'll see how it feels (today).

I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.