NBA All-Star Grant Hill Retires After 19 Seasons in the League

After 19 seasons in the NBA, All-Star Grant Hill announced his retirement on Saturday, June 1, on Inside The NBA during TNT’s pregame show before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

Grant Hill, 40. announced his retirement on June 1, 2013, after 19 years in the NBA.

Hill, 40, has impressive stats. He was the 1995 NBA co-Rookie of the Year, and has been a seven-time NBA All-Star, four time All-NBA Second Team selection, an Olympic gold medalist and three time winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award. The teams he played for include: the Detroit Pistons 1994–2000, Orlando Magic 2000–2007, Phoenix Suns 2007–2012 and Los Angeles Clippers 2012–2013.

“I’m glad to be here, but I’m done,” Hill told his contemporaries on Inside The NBA. “I’m officially retired, moving on from playing, I had a great run. I’ve been hinting at it for the last few years and you get to a point where you just don’t want to do it anymore, but I’ve enjoyed it and I’ve loved it…”

“In 2003, I had multiple doctors who said I was done and I was able to play for another ten years…”

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