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A few highlights from Grant Hill’s career (VIDEO)

Jun 2, 2013, 2:05 PM EST

With Grant Hill announcing his retirement after 19 NBA seasons on Saturday, the league put together a brief clip showcasing some of his highlights.

What’s most noticeable is Hill’s quickness and athleticism, and the speed and ease with which he was able to get by defenders and elevate to the basket.

This video could have been an hour long, but two minutes or so is enough to remind you of what we’ll be missing.

  1. ltsportspro - Jun 2, 2013 at 2:42 PM

    Reblogged this on Basketball With Grace and commented:
    Despite battling injury his entire NBA career, Grant Hill retires as a great NBA player who made big contributions to the game of basketball and community outreach initiatives

  2. nbascreed - Jun 2, 2013 at 6:56 PM

    Am I the only one that wishes this guy would’ve stayed healthy. The hoops landscape from 2000 through about 2007 would’ve have LOOKED entirely different! I said a couple weeks ago that he was Lebron before Lebron. Obviously not as strong but just as quick, good with the ball and capable in every other facet of the game. Lebron’s strength gives him capabilities that Hill’s body didn’t allow. But for any of us who watched him play sans bum ankles, he is the most favorable comparison to LBJ.

    • jaerba - Jun 2, 2013 at 8:35 PM

      I think that’s basically everyone. :P

      Between Hill, Penny and McGrady, I think the 2000s lost 3 potential HoF superstars.

  3. daknight93 - Jun 2, 2013 at 8:44 PM

    very talented and could’ve easily been one of the greatest players of all-time…injuries placed a dark cloud over what could’ve, should’ve and would’ve been one of the all-time great careers.

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