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George Jesse Hill, Jr. is an American professional basketball player with the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association .He was born May 4, 1986.George Hill spending most of his college time at the shooting guard position. While playing for Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI) he received many honors, including Summit League 'Player of the Year' and was an 'Honorable Mention All-American' his junior season.Despite receiving scholarship offers from several big conference schools including Temple and Indiana, he chose to commit to IUPUI, wishing to stay with his ailing great-grandfather, Gilbert Edison. Hill became the second first-round draft choice in The Summit League's history and the first player ever drafted from IUPUI. George Hill was selected 26th overall by the San Antonio Spurs in the 2008 NBA Draft.
 
George Hill height is 6'9". George Hill athleticism, length, and strength are among his greatest assets; going into the NBA his defense was described as being "NBA-ready" but still needing to improve offensively. In a media interview Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich commented,"George Hill does a little bit of everything, the great thing about him is that he's a very good all around basketball player, George Hill a tenacious defender, he can score, he can run, George Hill is a good passer, he knows how to play and he's really a team guy".
 
 
 
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