Found March 27, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
LOS ANGELES Arizona senior forward Solomon Hill grew up a fan of players, not teams. Hill, a native of Los Angeles, was never caught up in Lakers fandemonium like the majority of the city. He preferred to watch Vince Carter. He was one of the greatest dunkers of all-time, Hill said of Carter. As Hills grown and matured, he began studying other aspects of the game and other players, thanks to some coaxing of his ex-Fairfax High School coach Harvey Kitani. Defense was heavily stressed under Kitani, who told Hill that defense would be his ticket to climbing the basketball ladder. With aspirations of playing at the next level, Hill, who's a projected second-round pick in this year's NBA Draft, has now become a fan of players like Miami Heat forward Shane Battier and Oklahoma City Thunder guard Thabo Sefolosha. You start to understand as you get older its more about business, Hill said. They dont pay everybody in the NBA to score buckets. Its not about that. They need gu...
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