Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 6/25/13
Former Arizona standout Solomon Hill knows the drill. He knows the odds are stacked against him. How stacked will be determined Thursday night when there will be 30 new NBA players ready to get to work with guaranteed contracts after becoming first-round draft choices. For the rest of the NBA hopefuls slipping into the second round -- or free agency -- there will be no guarantees other than a mad scramble for roster spots. Welcome to the 2013 NBA Draft. Its anyones guess what will happen, although it's more than likely that no Arizona player will go in the first round. Hill, a 6-foot-7 small forward, is not projected as one of the top 30 by most prognosticators but is considered a likely second-round talent. Grant Jerrett, a 6-10 forward who left Arizona after his freshman season, is also regarded as a second-round prospect. Because of his tenuous status, Hill has criss-crossed the United States showing his talents to NBA teams the last couple of months. When he completed his wo...
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