HoopsHype George Hill rumors


April 21, 2014 Updates

One of those small changes will likely be assigning the team's best wing defender, Paul George, on Hawks point guard Jeff Teague. On Saturday, Teague exploited the one-on-one matchup with George Hill and the other Pacers did little to stop him as Teague scored a game-high 28 points. "Yeah, that's an option," Vogel said about George moving to Teague. "I'm sure we'll see some of that this series — at some point." Indianapolis Star

April 9, 2014 Updates

All five starters — George Hill, Lance Stephenson, Paul George, David West and Roy Hibbert — didn’t go through shootaround and will sit tonight in Milwaukee, against a lowly Bucks team that has lost five straight games and 13 of their last 14. “The starters are not going to play tonight, all five of them,” Vogel said after shootaround. “We’re going to rest them and try to heal up some various bumps and bruises involved with all five guys. “We’re not playing well as a basketball team right now and the starters aren’t playing well. Our bench is not playing well. We want to try to get the starters on track by getting their legs back under them and getting them healed up.” Why all five? “If you sit one or two guys for the game, nobody ever finds a rhythm,” Vogel said. Pacers.com

The Pacers are just a half-game back on the Miami Heat for the top spot in the Eastern Conference, but Vogel says improving their own play is their top priority. “We still have our sights on the No. 1 seed but the most important thing for our team is fixing our team,” he said. Pacers.com

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The Indiana Pacers will not have George Hill when they face the Boston Celtics on Saturday night. Hill injured his left shoulder late against the Milwaukee Bucks on Thursday. "I'm trying to do all I can to help this team win a basketball game. If that's not on the court, that's being encouraging and being a positive teammate," Hill said after shootaround. "Things like that." Hill had not been informed of the decision to sit him until Frank Vogel came over as Hill was speaking with the media. RealGM

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December 23, 2013 Updates

So as an Internet rumor circulated on Monday that mentioned Hill and Danny Granger in a trade proposal to Boston for All-Star point guard Rajon Rondo, Hill remained unaffected. Hill’s agent, Michael Whitaker, informed The Star that he has not been in contact with either team nor has he taken part in any trade talks involving his client this season. Indianapolis Star

By Monday night, Hill had heard the rumor then shoved it to the back of his mind. “I don’t care nothing about that. If it happens, it happens. It’s the business and the only thing that I can control is what I can control and that’s to come out here and be the best teammate that I could possibly be and try to help this team win basketball games,” Hill said. “I just found out earlier today, so it’s something that I don’t really pay attention to. I kind of just saw it and let it go.” Indianapolis Star

November 29, 2013 Updates

Several Spurs players were amused by a feature story in the “Personal Journal” section of Wednesday’s Wall Street Journal that was headlined “Grooming Tips from Giant Men.” The article focused on skin care products and other toiletries favored by NBA players, including former Spurs guard George Hill, who said he is a fan of Shea Souffle moisturizer. Other revelations in the piece included Clippers center DeAndre Jordan’s use of Secret deodorant before games and Amar’e Stoudemire’s preference for Bath and Body Works Stress Relief eucalyptus spearmint body lotion. San Antonio Express-News

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Candace Buckner: #Pacers PG George Hill (sore hip) is OUT tonight. Backup CJ Watson will get his second consecutive start. Twitter

October 31, 2013 Updates

Q: Were you surprised by Kawhi Leonard? Manu Ginobili: "When he came I got really angry because I enjoyed playing with George Hill. I was frustrated that they had traded him for a rookie. But I didn't know who he was. Ever since his first year, despite the lockout, he showed some things. But in the second half of last season, it was crazy. You had to take your hat off. The guy can play, he deserves to have the ball in his hand and earned our respect. If you ask him, even Pop's going to say he was surprised." Ole

October 23, 2013 Updates

Rose’s comment caught the attention of Pacers starting point guard George Hill and the veteran still cannot understand how Rose didn’t come to the conclusion that the teams do have a budding rivalry. “I don’t know how [Rose] can say we’re not rivals yet because we’ve been just as successful as they have been,” Hill told HOOPSWORLD. “But all I know right now is we’re the Central Division champions and for them, they have to come through us to get that. But if that’s what he believes, then that’s what he believes.” HoopsWorld

October 21, 2013 Updates

Spurs point guard Tony Parker left Saturday’s 121-96 preseason loss to Miami in the third quarter after banging a finger on the camera of a photographer seated on the baseline. Stephen Jackson sprained an ankle last season at MadisonSquareGarden tripping on a courtside waitress. In 2010, George Hill sprained an ankle after landing on a baseline photographer in Dallas. “It’s kind of like when you’re in your neighborhood. You keep telling people you need a stop sign, and they don’t change it until a kid gets killed and then they put up a stop sign,” Popovich said. “Somebody of stature is going to get seriously hurt by one of those guys, and then all hell will break loose.” San Antonio Express-News

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