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Jordan Hill
PF/C - 6'10, 235lbs - 36 years old - 8 years of NBA experience
Retired - Retired after 2018 season
  • Birthdate: 07/27/1987
  • Drafted (NBA): 8th pick, 2009
  • Pre-draft team: Arizona
  • Country: USA
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: -
2009 NBA DraftNBADrafted 8th overall by New York.
10th July, 2009NBASigned four year, $11,641,087 rookie scale contract with New York. Included team options for 2011/12 and 2012/13.
18th February, 2010NBAAs a part of a three team deal, traded by New York to Houston, along with Jared Jeffries, a 2012 first round pick (#16, Royce White) and the right to swap 2011 first round picks (not exercised), and along with Larry Hughes to Sacramento, in exchange for Tracy McGrady from Houston and Sergio Rodriguez from Sacramento.
28th October, 2010NBAHouston exercised 2011/12 team option.
31st October, 2011NBAHouston declined 2012/13 team option.
15th March, 2012NBATraded by Houston to L.A. Lakers in exchange for Derek Fisher and a 2014 first round pick (#21, Mitch McGary).
25th July, 2012NBARe-signed by L.A. Lakers to a two year, $7 million contract.
23rd July, 2014NBARe-signed by L.A. Lakers to a two year, $18 million contract. Included team option for 2015/16.
29th June, 2015NBAL.A. Lakers declined 2015/16 team option.
14th July, 2015NBASigned a one year, $4 million contract with Indiana.
19th July, 2016NBASigned a partially guaranteed two year, $8.18 million contract with Minnesota.
26th June, 2017NBAWaived by Minnesota.
Career Moves
2006 - 2009Arizona (NCAA)
June 2009 - February 2010New York Knicks (NBA)
February 2010 - March 2012Houston Rockets (NBA)
March 2012 - June 2015L.A. Lakers (NBA)
July 2015 - June 2016Indiana Pacers (NBA)
July 2016 - June 2017Minnesota Timberwolves (NBA)
Articles about Jordan Hill

June 29, 2017

Jordan Hill
PF/C, 6’10, 235lbs, 29 years old, 8 years of experience

It was a very random move to give a shade over $4 million to Hill, only to proceed to bench him all year. Receiving only 47 minutes, Hill cannot be said to have done anything well or anything badly; he didn’t do any-thing at all. The Hill of years prior is worthy of that money, a good rebounder and decent finisher at the rim who takes a lot of jump shots from the short and mid-range areas, despite not really making that many of them. The defence lapses and he is not a rim protector, yet Hill could once again be a good spot-minute back-up. Could probably have been this year, too.

Player Plan: Has an unguaranteed $4.18 million contract that needn’t be kept on the books.

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July 14, 2010

Jordan Hill

Hill was just one many rewards the Rockets enjoyed from dealing Tracy McGrady's expiring contract. He's not as good as Carl Landry and probably never will be, but he had a decent rookie year nonetheless. This doesn't mean, though, that he's a viable backup centre option. Even though he's going to play centre for this summer league, I strongly don't recommend he plays there in the NBA. Not at 235lbs.

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