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Officer: Jordan Hill 'driving like an idiot' speeding at 107mph

By David Kenyon It’s usually a good thing when an athlete is going 100 miles per hour. Coaches often praise the non-stop motor of particular players for their energy during practices or games. In Jordan Hill’s case, however, that wasn’t a good thing. The newly signed Indiana Pacers center was pulled over for driving 107 on the freeway. According to the full arrest video...
Via Sportsnaut
August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers' Jordan Hill arrested in Georgia for reckless driving

INDIANAPOLIS -- Indiana Pacers newcomer Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 mph in a 65-mph zone. According to the police report, Hill was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. A police officer from Alpharetta, Georgia, wrote that Hill explained he was "in a hurry." Pacers President Larry Bird said...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Hill arrested for reckless driving, clocked going 107 mph

By Larry Brown Jordan Hill’s Indiana Pacers tenure is already off to an inauspicious start. The big man was arrested for reckless driving in Atlanta on Friday, according to a report in the Indy Star. Hill was allegedly clock at 107 mph in a 65 mph zone. The report also claimed that the former Laker gave the arresting officer a fairly blunt justification for his offense. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Hill Arrested On Reckless Driving Charge

Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 MPH in a 65 MPH zone. According to the police report, Hill was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. A police officer from Alpharetta, Georgia, wrote that Hill explained he was “in a hurry.” Hill signed a one-year, $4 million deal with the Pacers on July...
Via RealGM
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Pacers' Hill arrested on reckless driving charges

Indiana Pacers big man Jordan Hill was arrested on reckless driving charges in Atlanta, Georgia, according to WSB-TV of Atlanta. Hill, who signed a one-year, $5 million deal with the Pacers this offseason, was reportedly driving 107 miles per hour. Mike Petchenik of WSB tweeted out dashboard footage of Hill speeding and getting arrested: Pacers president of basketball operations...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers' Jordan Hill arrested in Georgia for reckless driving

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Indiana Pacers newcomer Jordan Hill was arrested near Atlanta on charges of reckless driving and speeding after police clocked his car going 107 mph in a 65 mph zone. According to the police report, Hill was taken into custody Tuesday afternoon. A police officer from Alpharetta, Georgia, wrote that Hill explained he was ''in a hurry.'' Pacers President Larry Bird...
Via AP on Fox
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Los Angeles Laker Jordan Hill Says Some Players ‘Can’t Handle’ Kobe Bryant

Tom Pennington/Getty Images Jordan Hill, the newest member of the Indiana Pacers, recently sat down with the media to discuss a variety of topics including his time with the Los Angeles Lakers and his former teammate Kobe Bryant. Having played with Bryant in Los Angeles for the past four seasons, Hill is rather versed in the ways of the future first ballot Hall of Famer. “When...
Via The Sports Journal
July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Hill on Lakers: ‘All you hear is Kobe’s mouth’

Jordan Hill signed with the Indiana Pacers this week after spending the past three seasons with the Los Angeles Lakers. Hill spoke with the Indiana media Wednesday about being a Laker and what it’s like to play with Kobe Bryant. Hill saying that not a lot of players can handle Kobe’s jawing, unless you’re determined to not let it get under your skin #Lakers #Pacers #NBA...
Via Sports-Glory
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Hill on time with Lakers: 'All you hear is Kobe's mouth'

The Indiana Pacers signed free agent center Jordan Hill on Tuesday, and it sounds like the 27-year-old won’t need as many aspirin with his new team as he did with his old one. Hill went to the Lakers via trade a few years back and played 70 or more games in each of his last...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Hill: 'A lot of people can't handle' Kobe Bryant

Now that he's moved on to the Indiana Pacers and he's no longer with the Los Angeles Lakers, Jordan Hill can share some of his takes from inside Staples Center.Of course, if you're asking a former Laker about the Lakers, everyone wants to know about Kobe Bryant. And Hill made it clear that if you're in Los Angeles, you better get used to hearing from Bryant -- all of the time, literally...
Via Fox Sports
July 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Pacers ink big man Jordan Hill

This is a deal I wanted to happen for two reasons. The first is that there is basically no one left on the market for the Pacers to sign that would provide an upgrade to existing big men Ian Mahinmi and Lavoy Allen (rookie Myles Turner, as good as he’s looked in Summer League, remains an unknown). It’s not clear that Hill, who turns 28 this month and is entering his physical...
Via Pacers Pulse
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Hill Agrees to Sign with the Indiana Pacers

The Indiana Pacers agreed to trade Roy Hibbert to the Los Angeles Lakers this evening, and they are desperate for some front-court help. It appears that they may very well have a replacement for Hibbert already lined up. According to a report from Sean Deveney of SportingNews, the Pacers have agreed to a deal with free agent big man Jordan Hill. Free-agent F Jordan Hill will sign...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Jordan Hill Agrees To Sign With Pacers

Jordan Hill has agreed to sign with the Indiana Pacers. The Los Angeles Lakers declined their team option on Hill this offseason.
Via RealGM
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Rumor: Lakers, Bulls Discussing Trade

According to Mike Adamle of NBC Chicago, the Los Angeles Lakers and Chicago Bulls are discussing a trade that includes Jeremy Lin and Jordan Hill. The Lakers hold bird rights to both players, which gives them the option to explore sign-and-trades. The Mavericks have also been reportedly interested in a sign-and-trade for Jeremy Lin. Here's the scoop: All I know is that the...
Via Hoops-Nation
July 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Now what?

Jordan Hill Well that did not go as planned. The Los Angeles Lakers have not had a very successful free agency period and have failed to attract any big-name players to the team. The Lakers reached out to a number of star players including LaMarcus Aldridge, DeAndre Jordan and Greg Monroe. However, all of these players decided to take their talents elsewhere and left the Lakers...
Via isportsweb.com
July 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers decline Jordan Hill's contract option

As the Los Angeles Lakers embark on a whirlwind free agency and trade season, there's already been one member of the team to fall by the wayside.The Lakers held a team option on the contract of big man Jordan Hill for next season, and Eric Pincus of the LA Times reports that the team has declined that option. The team still retains Hill's rights, but doing so requires an eight-figure...
Via Fox Sports
June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Decline $9M Team Option On Jordan Hill

The Los Angeles Lakers have informed forward Jordan Hill that they will not exercise his $9 million team option, league sources told RealGM. Hill had one season left on his deal with the Lakers after averaging 12 points and 7.9 rebounds last season. Hill, 27, should generate substantial interest as a free agent. The 6-foot-10 big man has spent three of his past five seasons with the Lakers.
Via RealGM
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Lakers will let Jordan Hill become free agent

The Los Angeles Lakers will let center Jordan Hill hit free agency, according to Adrian Wojanarowski of Yahoo Sports.   As the Los Angeles Lakers maneuver to free $24 million-plus of salary cap space for summer free agency, the franchise is unlikely to exercise the option on forward Jordan Hill’s contract for the 2015-16 season, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Lakers...
Via Sports-Glory
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Unlikely To Exercise $9M Option On Jordan Hill

The Los Angeles Lakers are unlikely to exercise their $9 million option on the contract of Jordan Hill. The Lakers prefer to have the cap space to test free agency. Hill figures to be a coveted free agent with his frontcourt versatility.
Via RealGM
June 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Who Should the Lakers Draft in Round One?

The NBA post-season is now under way.  That means, for non-playoff teams, that the offseason has begun.  During this ever-important period, the NBA Draft is beginning to come to the forefront of conversation.  With that, one of our NBA writers, Nate Gice, decided to write a first round NBA Mock Draft. Find out who Nate projects the Lakers will add next to Kobe Bryant, Jordan Hill...
Via TopSportsReport
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Lakers: Playoffs in the east?

Jordan Hill At this point in the season, the Los Angeles Lakers are marveling over the production of surprising rookie point guard Jordan Clarkson and starting to think about the offseason. The Lakers will have a lot of cap space to chase a big name free agent or two and the looming returns of Kobe Bryant and Julius Randle has Lakers fans dreaming of the postseason, next year. It...
Via isportsweb.com
April 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: L.A. “Leaning Toward” Bringing Jordan Hill Back Next Season?

Jordan Hill has been involved in a number of Lakers rumors over the years, though that’s probably to be expected seeing as he’s currently the second-longest tenured member of the purple and gold. Hill’s future is in the Lakers’ hands right now as they hold a $9 million team option on his contract for next season. And, according to Sean Deveney from Sporting News, the Lakers...
Via Lakerholicz.com
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers Expected To Exercise $9M Option On Jordan Hill

The Los Angeles Lakers are expected to exercise their $9 million option for 15-16 on Jordan Hill. Hill signed a two-year, $18 million deal with the Lakers last offseason. The Lakers will be active in free agency, but consider Hill to be a good value that could be used as a trade asset if necessary.
Via RealGM
April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Closer to Contending: Knicks, Lakers, Celtics, or Philly?

Guest post by LarBrd33I figure those 4 teams are all "prestige" NBA franchises. They are all in the dumps right now. I was curious who was the closest to truly competing. On the surface level, you'd see Boston with the best record and equate that to mean they are the closest to competing. That's pretty inaccurate, imo. We are still a bottom 10 team right now. Nobody would...
Via Celtics Life
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Lakers snap 5-game skid with 93-85 win over Pistons

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jordan Hill led seven Lakers in double figures with 16 points, and Los Angeles beat the Detroit Pistons 93-85 on Tuesday night to snap a five-game losing streak. The injury-riddled Lakers (17-46) beat the Pistons for the 11th time in the last 12 meetings behind 46 points in the paint and a 46-41 rebounding edge, but were officially eliminated from playoff contention...
Via AP on Fox
March 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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