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Grant Hill’s Final Accomplishment As An NBA Player: Hall Of Fame

A star-crossed yet brilliant career recognized as much for character as accomplishments

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2018 Basketball Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony - Portraits
SPRINGFIELD, MA - SEPTEMBER 07: Grant Hill poses for a portrait at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on September 7, 2018 in Springfield, Massachusetts.
Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images

Grant Hill had a long and unusual NBA career. After graduating from Duke, he was drafted by the Detroit Pistons and later went to Orlando as a free agent.

He had a series of ankle injuries and surgeries and a life-threatening infection following one of them.

Despite all of that, he came back and finished his career with the Phoenix Suns with a tremendous amount of honor and was highly esteemed by everyone around the NBA for his character and perseverance.

On Friday he was inducted into the Hall of Fame, an honor he richly deserves.

Here’s his induction speech, plus a lengthy interview with the

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