MIAMI Hold off on that retirement talk
While some believe this might be his last season, Los Angeles Clippers forward Grant Hill stressed before Friday nights game against the Miami Heat at AmericanAirlines Arena he could be back in 2013-14 for a 20th year on an NBA roster.
Theres definitely a chance, Hill said in an interview with FOX Sports Florida. Im under contract for another year.
Hill, 40, is under contract for a guaranteed 2.045 million. So hed walk away from that amount if he retired this summer.
The end is near, said Hill, who wouldnt figure to play past 2013-14. I understand and respect that Im no spring chicken. But Im like Ive been for the last four or five years. Its year-to-year."
Hill, who had an injury-riddled tenure with Orlando from 2000-07 before having some productive NBA years in his late 30s, has started to think about life after basketball. Known as one of the smartest guys in the NBA, the Duke graduate should have plenty of options.
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