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Grant and Calvin Hill will be discussing race & the LGBT community's position in sports next week on EPIX

Talk about excellent timing -- “Personal with Bill Rhoden" debuts on EPIX next week. Grant and Calvin Hill will discuss racial relations, the LGBT community, and more of the challenges faced by pro athletes today.New York, NY (June 2, 2014) – EPIX, the premium entertainment network, announced today that the premiere of a new 30-minute special series, “Personal with Bill...
Via Bob's Blitz
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bank of America Hired to Help Sell The Clippers

If BOA is involved expect someone’s account to be overdraft. Here are the details according to Bloomberg. Bank of America Corp. has been retained to sell the Los Angeles Clippers, two people with direct knowledge of the situation said. The people requested anonymity because the sale process isn’t public. According to TMZ, here are the people in the running. – Grant Hill Group...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle hold your breath: Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is interested in buying the Clippers

image from: forbes.com Lots of different names are being kicked around as possible owners for the Clippers, but one has popped up that is particularly interesting. That would be Steve Ballmer, former Microsoft CEO. He has been in contact with Shelly Sterling about buying the team, and unlike people like Oprah, Yao Ming, and Grant Hill, he is a guy who is a serious contender to own...
Via Pass The Pill
May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Grant Hill, SoCal investors team up

Former NBA All-Star Grant Hill has partnered with billionaire investors and longtime Southern California residents Tony Ressler and Bruce Karsh to form an ownership group to bid on the Los Angeles Clippers when they are officially put up for sale, according to sources close to the process. Sources told ESPN.com that Hill's group is already regarded by league officials as a viable...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Yao Ming, Grant Hill Interested In Buying Los Angeles Clippers

The list keeps getting longer for potential owners of the Los Angeles Clippers, and now it includes two very recent NBA stars. According to a report from ESPN.com, both Grant Hill and Yao Ming are interested in forming separate ownership groups to purchase the team. Hill and Yao join Justin Bieber, Magic Johnson, Rihanna, Oprah, Floyd Mayweather and former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer...
Via NESN.com
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Yao Ming, Grant Hill have interest in buying Clippers

Donald Sterling has come to terms with selling the Los Angeles Clippers, it seems like his estranged wife Shelly Sterling will deal with the selling of the team. Since TMZ’s unveiling of the Donald Sterling audio tape with V. Stiviano, several people have shown interest in buying the Clippers franchise. Magic Johnson and his partners, […] The post Yao Ming, Grant Hill have interest...
Via Champs Nation
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Yao Ming, Grant Hill Trying To Buy Clippers

Marc Stein is reporting that Yao Ming and Grant Hill are both assembling separate groups to try and purchase the L.A. Clippers. Story posting now to ESPN: Former All-Stars Grant Hill and Yao Ming both assembling separate ownership groups to try to buy Clippers — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 23, 2014 Grantland’s Bill Simmons first reported Yao’s interest in the Clippers...
Via Thacover2
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Grant Hill Wants To Buy Clippers

Add Grant Hill to the lofty list of potential buyers for the Clippers. Story posting now to ESPN: Former All-Stars Grant Hill and Yao Ming both assembling separate ownership groups to try to buy Clippers — Marc Stein (@ESPNSteinLine) May 23, 2014 It was reported earlier that Yao Ming is also interested in buying the Clippers. This is going to be an interesting bidding war.
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Orlando Magic Pay Tribute to Grant Hill with Art Portrait (Picture)

Before the Orlando Magic upset the Portland Trail Blazers Tuesday night, 95-85, the Magic organization paid tribute to Grant Hill with a lavish art piece. During his years with the Magic, Hill averaged 16.4 points, 5.0 rebounds, and 3.1 assists per game while making two NBA All-Star appearances. The post Orlando Magic Pay Tribute to Grant Hill with Art Portrait (Picture) appeared...
Via Basketball Bicker
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Despite ups and downs in Orlando, Grant Hill has some fond Magic memories

A recurring theme among many of the people honored by the Orlando Magic during the franchise's 25th anniversary is what might have happened if the team that reached the NBA Finals in 1995 stayed intact for several seasons thereafter. Then there's the subject of what might have been after that with Grant Hill. Hill, who will be recognized Tuesday night by the Magic following...
Via Fox Sports Florida
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Grant Hill is not going to make a comeback

File this under surprise. Grant Hill is going to remain retired. “Oh, yeah, I have gotten a few calls here and there about coming back,” Hill told Sean Deveney of the Sporting News. “I won’t say who. But I, without a doubt, have no desire to come back and play. I remember someone telling me, play until the wheels have fallen off. The wheels are off. “I appreciate my role...
Via Tireball.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Grant Hill co-hosting reborn NBA Inside Stuff

Ed Note: The following appears courtesy Bloguin.com's NBA blog Crossover Chronicles and Managing Editor Philip Rossman-Reich. One of the stalwarts of 1990s basketball will be making a comeback starting this season with at least one familiar host. Grant Hill will join an Atlanta broadcaster for the rebirth of the wildly popular NBA Inside Stuff beginning Nov. 2 on NBATV...
Via Awful Announcing
September 28, 2013  |  Discuss

'NBA Inside Stuff' to return with Grant Hill as host

Grant Hill was supposed to be the ‘the next Michael Jordan’ upon his arrival to the NBA, and while he was a great player, injuries robbed him much of his prime. Now he has some of the biggest shoes to…Read more →
Via The Victory Formation
September 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Hill co-hosting reborn NBA Inside Stuff

One of the stalwarts of 1990s basketball will be making a comeback starting this season with at least one familiar host. Grant Hill will join an Atlanta broadcaster for the rebirth of the wildly popular NBA Inside Stuff beginning Nov. 2 on NBATV. No Ahmad Rashad will not be returning, but the candid off-court features of life in the NBA, NBA Jam Session highlight reels and Rewind...
Via Bloguin Best
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Hill co-hosting reborn NBA Inside Stuff

One of the stalwarts of 1990s basketball will be making a comeback starting this season with at least one familiar host. Grant Hill will join an Atlanta broadcaster for the rebirth of the wildly popular NBA Inside Stuff beginning Nov. 2 on NBATV. No Ahmad Rashad will not be returning, but the candid off-court features of life in the NBA, NBA Jam Session highlight reels and Rewind...
Via Crossover Chronicles
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

'NBA Inside Stuff' returns; Grant Hill a co-host

Recently finished as an NBA player, Grant Hill will help restart ''NBA Inside Stuff.'' The basketball series is returning to TV, with Hill serving as a co-host. The program, consisting of highlights and features about players and teams, will debut on NBA TV on Nov. 2 and air weekly throughout the season. It originally ran from 1990-2005. The 40-year-old Hill, who...
Via AP on Fox
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Welcome the Motor City Pistons

The Pistons are breaking out a new altnernate jersey for this upcoming season. Instead of the jersey reading “Pistons” or “Detroit,” this new alternate will have “Motor City” across the chest. See for yourself. Much like the Pistons home and road jersey, this new alternate is perfectly boring and mediocre in every way. Royal Blue and Red? Good luck finding a less interesting...
Via The Victory Formation
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Hill Convinced Doc Rivers to Take Clippers Job, Told Him Organization Has Changed

Doc Rivers was understandably skeptical when the Los Angeles Clippers initially expressed interest in prying him away from the Celtics. Rivers spent one awful year with the Clippers as a player in the 1991-92 season, when the team went through three head coaches, several minor player revolts and still somehow made the playoffs, where they lost to the Utah Jazz in the first round...
Via NESN.com
June 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Hill supports wife Tamia at NYC concert

A week after he retired from the NBA, Grant Hill celebrated with his wife as she performed for a feverish crowd in New York City on Saturday night. Hill and New York Knicks' Amar'e Stoudemire watched from the VIP section of the Highline Ballroom as Tamia (tah-MEE'-uh) sang R&B tunes for a few hundred people. Hill last played for the Los Angeles Clippers. The 40...
Via Fox Sports
June 09, 2013  |  Discuss

1995 NBA co-rookies of the year Grant Hill & Jason Kidd announce retirement

It is the end of an era. The 1995 co-rookies of the year, Jason Kidd and Grant Hill have both announced their retirement from the NBA. Grant Hill was originally drafted at #3 by the Detroit Pistons in 1994. The 18-year veteran and seven-time All-Star, also played for the Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns and last season with the Los Angeles Clippers. Ankle injuries derailed a good chunk...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

CC video of the day: The best of Grant Hill

Over the weekend, Grant Hill called it a career as the Clippers announced he was retiring from the NBA after 19 seasons. “The entire Clippers organization wants to congratulate Grant on an incredible career,” Clippers Vice President of Basketball Operations Gary Sacks said. “For 19 years, Grant has always been the embodiment of class, a true professional and not only one...
Via Bloguin Best
June 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Sun Grant Hill retires

He’ll always primarily be known as a Detroit Piston, but Grant Hill will also always have a special place the hearts of Suns fans. Hill announced his retirement Saturday before Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. 
Via One is the Loneliest Number
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Grant Hill to retire after 19 seasons

The Los Angeles Clippers have announced that Grant Hill has decided to walk away from the game of basketball after 19 seasons in the NBA. Hill’s tenure in the NBA included being co-Rookie of the Year, a 7-time NBA All-Star, 1 NBA All-First team selection, 3-time NBA Sportsmanship Award winner, and a gold medal winner at the ’96 Olympics. His accomplishments before the NBA are...
Via StraitPinkie.com
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Grant Hill career retrospective

The Los Angeles Clippers have announced that NBA legend Grant Hill is walking away from the game after 19 seasons. In a press statement,the Clippers were retrospective in their verbiage. “The entire Clippers organization wants to congratulate Grant on an incredible career,” Clippers Vice President of Basketball Operations Gary Sacks said. “For 19 years, Grant has always...
Via Players View
June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

One-time Magic player Grant Hill retires after 19 seasons

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Seven-time All-Star Grant Hill retired from the NBA on Saturday after 19 seasons, ending a career interrupted by injuries that included an Olympic gold medal. The Los Angeles Clippers announced the news, which came as no surprise since Hill had been mulling his future after the team was eliminated in the first round of the playoffs. He had one season left on...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 01, 2013  |  Discuss
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