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NEW YORK - The NBA announced on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that it has formed NBA Africa, which will oversee all league business on the continent, including the Basketball Africa League.At least five former NBA players - Junior Bridgeman, Grant Hill, Joakim Noah, ...
May 25, 2021
GRANT Hill helped the US win Olympic gold in 1996. He would have been on the team again in 2000 if not for injury. And he was among the college kids who famously beat the first "Dream Team" in a scrimmage before ...
Apr 4, 2021
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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Grant Hill thinks his Hall of Fame classmate Ray Allen is being undersold if he's only remembered as a 3-point shooter."I remember Milwaukee Ray," Hill said, recalling Allen's first stop in the league. "He ...
Sep 7, 2018
NBA
BEN Simmons thought he should be an All-Star by now.Yet each time Commissioner Adam Silver needed to tab an injury replacement from the Eastern Conference, he looked in another direction, to Simmons' disappointment.Simmons expressed disappointment he didn' ...
Feb 16, 2018
NBA
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. - Two-time NBA MVP Steve Nash, fellow star point guard Jason Kidd, Grant Hill and Ray Allen are among six first-year candidates for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.The Detroit Pistons backcourt of Chauncey Billups and Richard ...
Dec 22, 2017
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THE NBA All-Star Game is more than anything else an annual recognition of the league's best and brightest - the best ballers of the planet assembled to showcase their wares for 48 minutes in one basketball court.But joining this exclusive ...
Feb 20, 2017
More than 20 years after its debut, the FILA Hill 1 is making a comeback in time for the Christmas season.Sneakerheads will recall that Grant Hill's first signature model was one of the most popular releases in the 1990s. ...
Nov 20, 2016
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PHILADELPHIA - Russell Westbrook recorded his league-leading 13th triple-double with 20 points, 15 rebounds and 10 assists, and Kevin Durant had 26 points and 13 boards to lead the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 111-97 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers ...
Mar 19, 2016
NBA
ATLANTA - As one of the new faces in the Atlanta Hawks' ownership group, Grant Hill said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) he feels a mandate to "do something amazing" for the city.Given the circumstances that led to the sale of the ...
Jan 22, 2016
NBA
ATLANTA - Grant Hill always wondered why the Atlanta Hawks struggled to attract big-name free agents.Now the seven-time NBA All-Star faces a challenge to help make that happen.Hill was introduced as vice chair of the Hawks on Thursday ( ...
Jun 26, 2015
NBA
NEW YORK - Recently finished as an NBA player, Grant Hill will help restart "NBA Inside Stuff."The basketball series is returning to TV, with Hill serving as a co-host.The program, consisting of highlights and features about players and teams, will ...
Sep 25, 2013
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Seven-time All-Star Grant Hill retired from the NBA on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) after 19 seasons, ending a career interrupted by injuries that included an Olympic gold medal.The Los Angeles Clippers announced the news, which came as ...
Jun 2, 2013
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