NBA veteran, Grant Hill, is calling it quits, announcing his retirement on Saturday (June 1) after 19 seasons.
The 40-year-old forward is a seven-time All-Star, and finishes with career averages of 16.7 points, 6.0 rebounds, 4.1 assists and 1.2 steals during
Hill played his final season with the Los Angeles Clippers this past season, but appeared in juust 29 games due to injury, something that plagued his career.
He was a star in college at Duke, helping the Blue Devils to consecutive national championships in 1991 and ’92. And, he won a gold medal on the U.S. basketball team at the 1996 Atlanta Games. He was named to the 2000 U.S. Olympic team, but didn’t play because of injury.
Hill was drafted into the NBA with the third overall pick of the 1994 Draft by the Detroit Pistons, which also included Jason Kidd, Jalen Rose, and Juwan Howard.