Indiana Pacers

Position
G
 
Jersey
3
Name  George Hill
Born  5/4/1986
Height  6-3
Weight  188
College  IUPUI
12/2/2014 11:52:00 AM
Description: Pacers point guard George Hill's "left knee contusion" actually also included a left quad tear.
Insight: Now we know why the rehab is taking so long and the mid-December return seems more reasonable. C.J. Watson, just back from injury himself, and Donald Sloan will hold down the fort until then.
 
11/25/2014 12:05:00 PM
Description: Pacers point guard George Hill was expected to miss three weeks due to a left knee contusion, but that now appears to be a huge underestimate.
Insight: Beat writer Candace Buckner isn't expecting him back until sometime in December and not likely the first week. Donald Sloan shouls continue to see a heavy load for a couple of more weeks.
 
10/27/2014 3:18:00 PM
Description: Pacers point guard George Hill is expected to miss three weeks due to a left knee contusion
Insight: This is going to hurt every Pacers player as their point guard won't be available. Neither will his backup C.J. Watson, so the offense will likely run by Donald Sloan.
 
10/25/2014 2:27:00 PM
Description: Pacers point guard George Hill said he will not know if he will be ready for the season opener on Wednesday until a couple days ahead of time.
Insight: Someone should tell Hill it's already Saturday. Even with the minor injury, Hill is going to be a major part of the Pacers team and should be targeted earlier in drafts.
 
Hot10/23/2014 6:19:00 PM
Description: Pacers point guard George Hill should offer solid numbers for your flex guard spot.
Insight: Hill has never shot below 44.2 percent from the floor in any season. He is also a 80 percent free throw shooter and 37. 1 percent 3-point shooter in his career. Hill averaged 14.2 PPG and 4.7 APG two seasons ago, and without Paul George this season, he has sleeper potential in fantasy drafts.
 
Hot5/20/2014 11:37:00 AM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill has upped his game through the first 14 games of the 2014 playoff run.
Insight: Hill is averaging 12.6 ppg, 3.6 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.1 spg after posting a 10.3 ppg average during the regular season.
 
4/9/2014 4:46:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill (rest) will not play Wednesday, according to Candace Buckner of the Indianapolis Star.
Insight: He'll join Indiana's other four starters on the sideline. Donald Sloan will get the start at point guard against the Bucks.
 
3/10/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill has been piling up the minutes with backup C.J. Watson sidelined due to injury.
Insight: Hill has averaged 33 mpg over the last four contests though his scoring has been inconsistent. Evan Turner is also seeing some time at guard.
 
3/4/2014 5:04:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill (shoulder) was a full participant in shootaround and will play Tuesday after missing the last two games, according to the Pacers on Twitter.
Insight: Hill suffered a bruised shoulder during Thursday's game. The 27-year-old's fantasy value has fallen this season as the team has allowed Lance Stephenson to handle the basketball more often.
 
3/4/2014 1:19:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill missed a second straight game Sunday, but is expected to return on Tuesday, according to the Pacers' site.
Insight: Hill is dealing with a bruised shoulder. C.J. Watson replaced him the past two games, but has minimal fantasy value. Hill doesn't get much attention, but is a solid PG averaging 10.9 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.5 apg, 1.0 spg, 1.4 threes per contest.
 
3/2/2014 5:22:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill will miss a second straight game Sunday against Utah, according to Jazz PR man Jonathan Rinehart.
Insight: Hill was bumped by Ersan Ilyasova after a drive-and-kick and landed hard on his left arm in the fourth quarter Thursday. He's dealing with a bruised shoulder. C.J. Watson started Saturday but he isn't worth a roster spot, as the Pacers often use Lance Stephenson to handle the ball.
 
3/1/2014 1:48:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill injured his left shoulder Thursday against Milwaukee and won't play Saturday in Boston. SOURCE: David Benner, Pacers Media Relations
Insight: Hill was bumped by Ersan Ilyasova after a drive-and-kick and landed hard on his left arm in the fourth quarter. He did not return. Hill is often overlooked in the Pacers lineup, but he still averages 10.9 ppg, 3.7 rpg and 3.5 apg. C.J. Watson (6.3 ppg) will get the start in Hill's absence.
 
3/1/2014 12:07:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill sustained a left shoulder injury Thursday and is questionable for Saturday's game against Boston.
Insight: Hill was bumped by Ersan Ilyasova after a drive-and-kick and landed hard on his left arm in the fourth quarter. He did not return. Hill is often overlooked in the Pacers lineup, but averages 10.9 ppg, 3.7 rpg, 3.5 apg.
 
2/27/2014 9:36:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill sustained a left shoulder injury with 1:50 left in the fourth quarter Thursday and didn't return.
Insight: Hill was bumped by Ersan Ilyasova after a drive-and-kick and landed hard on his left arm. He stayed down for a minute before being helped up and off the court.
 
2/27/2014 9:36:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill suffered a bruised left shoulder during Thursday's game and is day-to-day, according to the Pacers on Twitter.
Insight: Hill was bumped by Ersan Ilyasova after a drive-and-kick and landed hard on his left arm late in the fourth. He stayed down for a minute before being helped up and off the court. Indiana's next game is Saturday at Boston.
 
2/23/2014 9:16:00 AM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill had zero points in 31 minutes Saturday at Milwaukee.
Insight: The emergence of Lance Stephenson as the team's primary ballhandler has turned Hill into a spare part. The 27-year-old put up 14.2 points, 4.7 assists and 1.7 threes per game last season but has averaged just 10.9 points, 3.5 assists and 1.4 threes this season.
 
2/7/2014 10:08:00 PM
Description: Indiana point guard George Hill had a career night Friday in a win against Portland.
Insight: Hill's three-pointer with eight seconds left in regulation sent the game into overtime. Overall, he finished with a career-high 37 points on 12-of-19 shooting. He also came close to a triple-double, registering nine boards and eight assists over 38 minutes of court time.
 
2/5/2014 10:58:00 AM
Description: Pacers GM Kevin Pritchard said the team has no plans to upgrade the point guard spot before the trade deadline. "We feel great about George Hill," he said. "For us George Hill fits us perfectly because he's a great catch-and-shoot player and he gets us in our offense, and Lance (Stephenson) and Paul (George) are such good playmakers." SOURCE: indystar.com
Insight: The improvements that Stephenson and George have made have greatly affected Hill's numbers. He's averaging 10.5 points and 3.3 assists after putting up 14.2 ppg and 4.7 apg last season.
 
12/28/2013 9:40:00 PM
Description: Indiana guard George Hill had 21 points Saturday against the Nets but is only averaging 11.2 ppg this season.
Insight: Hill has played nearly three less minutes and attempted 2.5 less shots per game than last season. Combine that with a .413 shooting percentage and you get a dip of 3.0 ppg from 2012-13 to 2013-14.
 
11/25/2013 10:41:00 PM
Description: Indiana guard George Hill racked up 26 points in Monday's win over Minnesota.
Insight: Hill also produced five steals, seven assists and one blocked shot. As great as Hill looked on Monday night, he's not someone fantasy owners should rely on for scoring. He's only scored 20 points or more in two of his 11 games this season.
 

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