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George Hill
Position: G
Born: 05/04/86
Height: 6-3 / 1.91
Weight:180 lbs. / 81.6 kg.
Salary: $9,590,602
Thunder guard George Hill pushed back against the stricter COVID-19 safety protocols the NBA announced Tuesday, wondering why the season would continue if such measures were necessary. “I’m a grown man, so I’m gonna do what I wanna do,” Hill said after the Thunder’s 112-102 loss to the Spurs. “If I wanna go see my family, I’m gonna go see my family. They can’t tell me I have to stay in the room 24/7. If it’s that serious then maybe we shouldn’t be playing. It’s life. No one’s gonna be able to just cancel their whole life for this game.”
How did you take being traded from the Bucks to the Thunder on Nov. 23 after everything you did there on and off the court? George Hill: When you do stuff that ruffles feathers and is outside the norm, you got to know there is going to be some backlash with it. I prepared myself that summer for me probably not being there. People thought I was probably crazy for thinking that. But I’m human. It is what it is. We’ve seen that many times. We saw Colin Kaepernick [kneel] for what he believed and they tried to destroy his life. I was going to accept that with open arms if I wasn’t going to be able to go play for Milwaukee again. No disrespect to them. They did what they thought was right for the organization.
Where should NBA players go from here with the social justice movement this season? George Hill: I can’t speak for everybody. I can only speak for myself. I just think with the way the world is going, I just think we all need to come together. We’re 450 [players] and when 450 stand strong, we’re more powerful than everyone thinks. … We’re way more powerful than they think we are. I learned a lot from LeBron [James] and how he migrated and moved on and off the floor. He is a huge inspiration with how he uses his leverage to open doors and how powerful he is. That is just one guy. Four hundred and fifty can be really strong if we just come together.