This season the Indiana Pacers are looking to get back to the same position they were the previous season, back in the Conference finals and hopefully into the big series.
With guys like Danny Granger, Roy Hibbert, Paul George, Luis Scola, David West and George HIll himself, they could very well make it that far. This year they’re going to need everybody healthy. I still believe in Granger was healthy during the Miami Heat Eastern Conference finals series, the Pacers would have won.
But right now this story is about George Hill. Hill is a 6’2, close to 200 pound point guard who was drafted 26th overall in the 2008 draft by the San Antonio Spurs. He was actually born in Indianapolis, so I’m sure playing for his home team is something of a dream come true.
George recently spoke out on how the game is evolving. Which he is right, every position in this league is getting more and more athletic, no matter the build of the athlete. Hill believes he’s more than just a point guard.
“I’m a guard, not a point guard. I don’t think I’ll ever be a point guard. The game is evolving more of a combo guard situation.” He told 1070 The Fan.
Hill has finally found a spot for himself with this team, where he averaged 14 points per game last season on 34 minutes per game through 76 games started. During the 2011-2012 season he only started nine games out of the 50 he played in.