Grant Hill’s path to the NBA Hall of Fame had plenty of pain along with all the highlights.
Hill has a deal with Penguin Press for the memoir “Game,” scheduled for June 7 and billed by the publishers as a “full, frank story” covering both the “pinnacle of success” and “the depths of personal trauma.”
Think of Grant Hill, and your mind spans the basketball universe. Maybe it’s his two NCAA Championships with Duke.
On heels of the brand’s unprecedented life-time partnership announcement with Grant Hill, FILA is ready to unleash a tributary sneaker release for the NBA legend that honors his recent induction to the Basketball Hall Of Fame.
Following his induction into the Basketball Hall of Fame, Grant Hill has signed a lifetime endorsement deal contract with Fila, the sneaker company he was with when he entered the NBA in 1994.
"Fila was there for my first professional steps on the court," Hill said.
Grant Hill had quite a collection of impressive dunks during his four years as a Blue Devil, including his unbelievable alley oop during the 1991 national championship game against Kansas that helped send the message that Duke had arrived as a premier program.
The 2018 NBA playoffs have already delivered some fun, compelling series that have elevated some rivalries and raised the star power of some of the leagues' most prominent names.
For the first time since opening its doors in 1959, a Duke player will enter the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.