Originally posted on Project Spurs  |  Last updated 5/13/12
The San Antonio Spurs traded fan favorite George Hill to the Indiana Pacers during the 2011 NBA Draft for rookie Kawhi Leonard, a move that had Spurs fans scratching their heads and asking why trade a proven asset for an unproven rookie. Fast forward to today and it would seem the trade as worked great for San Antonio and Indiana. Both Leonard and Hill are helping their team in the playoffs (both Spurs and Pacers are in the Western and Eastern Conference Semi-Finals respectively) and have been key to their team's overall success this season. But could the Spurs, who need a back up point guard (no offense to rookie Cory Joseph), be interested in bringing back Hill? Hill recently turned down a contract extension with Indiana and will be a restricted free agent this summer and according to the New York Daily News, San Antonio wants him to return to the team. Pacers PG George Hill is helping his value. He turned down a $6 million-per-year extension before the season and now migh...
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