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Wednesday, April 20th, 2011 at 11:00 am  |  13 responses

Grant Hill Joins Hall of Fame Board of Governors

Grant Hill becomes the first active player to ever get such an honor. Reports the Arizona Republic: “Hill will serve a three-year term on a board chaired by Jerry Colangelo, who remains the chairman of the Suns. ‘It is truly an honor to be elected as a member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Board of Governors and to represent the living history of basketball,’ Hill said in a statement. ‘It is important for the current generation of players to get involved with the Hall to help recognize the greatest in the game who have gone before us.’ The board governs the Hall of Fame and its election process, raises revenue and aims to increase awareness.”

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  • Eddie

    Oohgato Ku Murrigato. Ah lo. The grand illuminati Mr Hill. Bow now or bow forever. SQUAD UP.

  • Eddie

    illuminati를 조심하십시오. 그들은 오고 있다. BOO Lah

  • MikeC.

    The NBA needs its own Hall of Fame.

  • CONEY ISLANDER

    Duke players get alot of credit and perks that most of them don’t deserve.

  • robb

    @CONEY ISLANDER Grant Hill deserves all the credit in the wold. Classy guy on and off the court. I still think there should be an award named after him. He represents all that is good about this sport.

  • Coney Islander

    I can see what you mean about him, classy guy, but he come on, really? Where are his rings and MVP’s? I don’t see the need for such accolades.

  • robb

    Playing through adversity, loving and respecting the game, working hard everyday, being a positive leader, never giving up. Yeah he doesn’t have an MVP trophy and he doesn’t have a ring, but had the circumstances been different, he’d have one. What Grant Hill represents goes beyond stats. The board made a great decision by including him. I don’t like Duke one bit but Hill is the man.

  • http://twitter.com/BeezKneezy LA Huey

    You think he’ll nominate the Fab Five for induction?

  • http://slamonline BossTerry

    And all chances of the Fab Fives induction just went down with their hopes of making a new documentary….. Fab Five 2: The rematch 19 years later

  • IAMORANGE4EVER

    *golf clap* *golf clap* *golf clap*

  • http://slamonline.com Ugh

    Considering how conservative the Hall is, I think maybe his spat at the Fab 5 probably helped him get in.

  • Anonymosdef

    Grant Hill: HOF Board as to Derrick Rose:MVP

  • Anonymosdef

    Take that however you want. Discuss…

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