George Hill RUMORS & NEWS

  • George Hill staying steady with bigger role, looming payday

    Pro Basketball Talk "Gregg Popovich has made that quote, the Stonecutter Credo, a mantra for the Spurs. Six years after he left San Antonio, George Hill has not forgotten it. “One thing that Coach Pop really taught me when I first got to the NBA is keep pounding that rock, no matter what,” Hill said. “When times..." March 20

  • George Hill advised he can get ‘much better deal’ this summer than Jazz offered now

    Salt Lake Tribune "George Hill and the Utah Jazz will not reach a deal on a contract extension, clearing the way for Utah's talented starting point guard to reach unrestricted free agency, The Salt Lake Tribune has learned. According to league sources, Hill and the Jazz engaged in discussions concerning a..." March 01

  • Jazz Unable To Agree Upon Extension With George Hill

    Real GM Basketball "The Utah Jazz were unable to agree upon a contract extension with George Hill. The Jazz could have given Hill the remainder of their cap space this season and an extension of up to three years with annual raises of 7.5 percent. The best offer Utah could make to Hill is for $88.3 million to..." February 28

  • Jazz working to extend Hill before free agency

    ESPN "The Utah Jazz and point guard George Hill are in active discussions on a contract extension in an attempt to strike a deal before Tuesday's 11:59 p.m. ET deadline for such deals, according to league sources. Sources told ESPN that the sides continue to work toward an agreement in hopes of..." February 28

  • George Hill unable to eat solid food after taking elbow to mouth

    Larry Brown Sports "Injury luck certainly has not been on George Hill’s side this season. After missing eight games in November with a sprained thumb and 13 games in December with a toe injury, the Utah Jazz point guard took an elbow to the mouth from Alex Len in Saturday’s victory over the Phoenix Suns that..." January 06

  • George Hill exhibits concussion-like symptoms after elbow to face

    ESPN "Utah Jazz point guard George Hill went to the locker room with 0.6 seconds left in the first quarter Saturday night after being elbowed in the face by Phoenix Suns center Alex Len. Hill received stitches for a lower lip laceration and underwent concussion testing. He did not return for the..." January 01

  • Jazz PG George Hill to return from toe injury Thursday

    ESPN "Utah Jazz point guard George Hill plans to play Thursday night against the Philadelphia 76ers after missing the previous 13 games, league sources told ESPN. Hill will not be officially cleared until after his pregame warm-up routine but intends to play, barring a setback, according to a source...." December 29

  • Jazz prioritizing George Hill for extension over Derrick Favors

    Larry Brown Sports "We’re starting to get a glimpse into the Utah Jazz’s mindset heading into a stretch where several of their core players are soon to become free agents. According to a report by Marc Stein of ESPN on Friday, the Jazz, currently armed with over $13 million in cap space, are prioritizing point..." November 19

  • Utah’s George Hill Flourishing In Contract Year

    Basketball Insiders "George Hill is making history with the Utah Jazz. Hill became the first Jazz player to win Western Conference Player of the Week since Al Jefferson on April 1, 2013. Hill led Utah to a 3-1 record from October 31 through November 6 while averaging 20.8 points on 59 percent shooting, 5.8 assists..." November 09

  • LeBron, Jazz's Hill named NBA Players of the Week

    NBA.com "The Cleveland Cavaliers’ LeBron James and the Utah Jazz’s George Hill today were named NBA Eastern and Western Conference Players of the Week, respectively, for games played Monday, Oct. 31 through Sunday, Nov. 6. James led the unbeaten Cavaliers to a 3-0 week, averaging 24.7 points (fourth in..." November 07

  • George Hill Would Be “Very Interested” In Extension

    Hoops Rumors "There are only about two dozen veterans around the NBA eligible for contract extensions during the season, and one of those players is Jazz point guard George Hill. According to Tim MacMahon of ESPN.com, Hill would have plenty of interest in discussing a new deal with his new team, should Utah..." November 03

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