Wednesday , Jul , 11 , 2007 C.Y. Ellis

Suns sign Hill

Phoenix, AZ (Sports Network) – Injury-plagued star Grant Hill signed with
the Phoenix Suns on Wednesday.

The 6-foot-8, seven-time all-star has reportedly agreed to a two-year deal
worth about $1.8 million for the first year, with a second-year player option
for about $2 million.

The swingman’s seven-year, $93 million contract with the Orlando Magic expired
after the past season, in which he averaged 14.4 points per game and played in
65 games — his most since playing 67 in the 2004-05 season.

The Duke product originally arrived in the Magic Kingdom during the summer
of 2000 with high expectations. But, he underwent five surgeries on his
left ankle and played in just 202 regular season games during his stay.

In 635 career games — with Detroit and Orlando — Hill has averaged 20
points, 6.9 rebounds and 5.3 assists per game.