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Grant Hill
Grant Hill
Position: None
Born: 10/05/72
Height: 6-8 / 2.03
Weight:225 lbs. / 102.1 kg.
Granger had an extensive conversation with former Suns player Grant Hill about what the Suns staff, led by head athletic trainer Aaron Nelson, did to help lengthen his career and those of Steve Nash, Shaquille O’Neal, Amar’e Stoudemire and Antonio McDyess. “They just take a different approach,” Granger said. “They kind of break your body down into three stages and start from the bottom. They want you to get your base or your foundation a lot stronger than what it is. That’s the preliminary phase before you even begin to think about strengthening. Get the right muscles firing. It’s a different approach but it works. Working on my flexibility. Working on the mobility in my knee. Getting my certain muscles to activate and shut other ones off. It’s a cool process, actually.”
He said he feels like he can play another four or five seasons until he is 36 or 37, especially after Hill told him he thought his career was over before the Suns staff helped him play until he was 40. It will all depend on his knee. “That’s basically what it all comes down to in the NBA,” Granger said. “Everybody can play. It’s just a matter of how healthy are you going to be, how long does your body let you do it?”
Former National Basketball Association players Junior Bridgeman and Grant Hill are leading a group that will bid on the Atlanta Hawks, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation. They’ve hired New York-based advisory firm Galatioto Sports Partners to explore a purchase, said the person, who requested anonymity because the matter is private. Hill didn’t immediately return an e-mail seeking comment. Sal Galatioto, founder of Galatioto Sports Partners, declined to comment.

Grant Hill, Bryan Colangelo interested in the Atlanta Hawks

According to sources, those who have expressed a level of interest include: * Byran Colangelo: The former President and CEO of the Toronto Raptors. The son of Jerry Colangelo, he was the NBA’s 2005 and 2007 Executive of the Year. * Grant Hill: The former NBA player and current analyst joined Antony Ressler and Bruce Karsh with a $1.2 billion failed bid to by the Los Angeles Clippers. Hill deflected questions about his interest in the Hawks during a recent segment on NBA TV.
Then there’s that selfishness argument. “Kobe, he did it, but I think his instinct was to go to himself,” said seven-time All-Star Grant Hill, now an analyst for NBATV. “And he was extremely successful. Jordan was more inside, more physical, more around the basket even as he got older. … Kobe tended to take and make tougher shots. He would take a lot of shots that you’d say, ‘That’s just a bad shot.’ But he made them. Whereas I always felt like Jordan got what he wanted.”
Now, he wishes he had listened to himself. “I wish I had sat down in 2000, when it first was giving me problems,” he said. “I think about that all the time. It’s not about discomfort and pain now, though I’ve got an arthritic condition in the ankle. It’s just sort of regret that what could have maybe been. If I could have gotten better advice, or gone to another doctor, or just trusted my gut. The thing I learned through this whole process is just because somebody’s a doctor or an expert, it doesn’t mean they’re right. When they say they’re ‘practicing’ medicine, they’re really practicing medicine.”
Alumnus Grant Hill and his wife, Tamia, are giving $1.25 million to Duke University to support athletics and the Trinity College of Arts & Sciences, President Richard H. Brodhead announced Wednesday. Duke Athletics will receive $1 million for facility upgrades; the rest will go to the Duke Annual Fund in support of Trinity College. “As an outstanding example of a Duke student-athlete, Grant Hill became a beloved part of Duke’s history,” Brodhead said. “We’re grateful that Grant and Tamia have helped to ensure that Duke’s tradition of academic opportunities and remarkable student-athletes continues well into the future.”