Ten fun facts about Grant Hill


Fact 1
Grant Hill is featured in the video of the song “Rockstar” by the band Nickelback.

Fact 2
As a collegian with Duke University, he was the 1994 ACC Player of the Year, a two-time NCAA All-American, and a two-time NCAA champion.

Fact 3
As a professional he was the 1995 NBA co-Rookie of the Year, and was a seven-time NBA All-Star, five-time All-NBA selection, and three-time winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award.


Fact 4
Many say that he was one of the greatest collegiate basketball players in NCAA history.

Fact 5
Hill’s childhood idol was point guard Michael Jackson, who played at South Lakes in the early 1980s.

Fact 6
He was named to the all-NBA First Team in 1997, and all-NBA Second Teams in 1996, 1998, 1999 and 2000.

Fact 7
Hill ended up sharing NBA Rookie of the Year Award honors with Jason Kidd of the Dallas Mavericks.

Fact 8
Hill also won the Sporting News Rookie of the Year Award.

Fact 9
Hill also regularly played in the NBA All-Star Game, where he made history by being the first rookie to lead an NBA All-Star fan balloting in (1994–95), narrowly defeating Shaquille O'Neal.

Fact 10
In the 1990s, one of the soft drink Sprite's longest-running advertising campaigns was “Grant Hill Drinks Sprite”.


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is a former American basketball player who played professionally for the Detroit Pistons, Orlando Magic, Phoenix Suns, and Los Angeles Clippers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).