NEW YORK Grant Hill's left ankle was in a bucket of ice, his right knee wrapped in ice, his day now over after a game-changing matchup against New York Knicks All-Star Carmelo Anthony.
All the Clippers asked the 40-year-old Hill to do Sunday was to sit out the first 32 12 minutes of the game which Hill said "equates to about 1 hour 40 minutes of sit-time" and then enter the game to face one of the NBA's most dangerous scorers.
Anthony entered the game averaging 28.7 points, second in the league, and he had 38 against the Clippers through three quarters.
Hill played all 12 minutes in the fourth and he was always on Anthony, who had only four points in the quarter to finish with 42.
"He's a great player and I have much respect for him," Hill said. "He's one of my favorite players to watch, but you try to do things to make it difficult. And then you've got to have selective memory, because he hit shots and you've got to be able to move on to the next play."
Hill entered the gam...