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Old 06-25-2007, 12:49 PM   #311
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GRANT HILL (1994-1999)

1998-99
The only player to start in all 50 games for Detroit, he averaged 21.1 ppg., 7.1 rpg., 6.0 apg. and 1.60 stlpg. in 37.0 minpg....Named to the All-NBA Second Team and NBA All-Interview Second Team...Led the team in scoring, rebounding, assists, field goals made, free throws made and minutes played...One of only 10 players to score at least 1,000 points...Joined Elgin Baylor and Wilt Chamberlain as the only players in NBA history to have led their team in scoring, rebounding and assists at least three times...Finished 10th in the NBA in scoring, 17th in assists, tied for 22nd in field goal percentage, tied for 23rd in steals and minutes played, and tied for 34th in rebounding...Scored in double figures in 48 of 50 games, had 20-plus points 24 times, 30 or more points eight times and 40-plus points once...Led (or tied) the team in scoring 28 times, rebounding 16 times and assists 31 times...Had eight double-doubles and one triple-double...Scored a career-high 46 points vs. Washington on Feb. 8, including a Pistons-record 31 points in the first half...Named NBA Player-of-the-Week for the period ending May, 2, 1999, after averaging 26.8 ppg., 8.5 rpg., 5.3 apg. and 2.25 stlpg., while shooting .631 from the field...In five playoff games vs. Atlanta, led the team with 19.4 ppg., 7.4 apg., 7.2 rpg. and 2.00 stlpg. in 35.2 minpg.

1997-98
Played in team-high 81 regular season games for Detroit, averaging 21.1 ppg., 7.7 rpg., 6.8 apg. and 1.77 stlpg. in 40.7 minpg....Named to the All-NBA Second Team and NBA All-Interview Second Team...Led the team in scoring, assists, steals and minutes played, and was second in rebounding...Ranked third in the NBA in minutes played, 11th in steals, tied for 12th in scoring, 13th in assists and 28th in rebounding...Recorded four triple-doubles and 31 double-doubles...Led (or tied) the team in scoring 41 times, rebounding 28 times and assists 65 times...Scored in double figures in 78 of his 81 games played, including 20-plus points 44 times and 30 or more 10 times...Voted to start in the 1998 NBA All-Star Game.

1996-97
Named to the All-NBA First Team after averaging 21.4 ppg., 9.0 rpg., 7.3 apg and 1.80 stlpg. in 39.3 minpg. during the regular season (80 games) for Detroit...Averaged 23.6 ppg., 6.8 rpg. and 5.4 apg. during five playoff games against Atlanta...Ranked 10th in the NBA in minutes played, 12th in scoring and in assists, 16th in steals, 19th in rebounding and tied for 30th in field goal percentage (.496, career-high)...Catupred the IBM Award, presented for overall contributions to his team's success...Also named to the NBA All-Interview First Team...Named NBA Player-of-the-Month for January and earned NBA Player-of-the-Week honors twice (periods ending Jan. 19, 1997 and Apr. 6, 1997)...Led the league with 13 triple-doubles, including six in the final 11 games of the season...Led the Pistons in scoring 45 times, rebounding 46 times and assists 62 times...Scored in double figures in 78 outings, including 20-plus points 47 times...Voted to start at the 1997 NBA All-Star Game.

1995-96
Averaged 20.2 ppg., 9.8 rpg., 6.9 apg. and 1.25 stlpg. in 40.8 minpg. for the Pistons during the regular season...Became the 15th player in NBA history to lead his team in scoring, rebounding and assists in the same season...Also led the team in steals and minutes played...Named to the All-NBA Second Team and NBA All-Interview Second Team...Ranked third in the league in minutes played, 13th in rebounding, 15th in assists and 19th in scoring...His 10 triple-doubles were the best in the NBA (also recorded 32 double-doubles)...Led (or tied) for the team in lead in scoring 33 times, rebounding 45 times and assists 66 times...Averaged 19.0 ppg., 7.3 rpg., 3.7 apg. and 1.00 stlpg. in three playoff contests against Orlando...Was the leading vote-getter for the 1996 NBA All-Star Game, tallying 1,358,004 votes...Named to the 1996 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team.

1994-95
Shared NBA Rookie-of-the-Year award with Jason Kidd of Dallas...Earned NBA All-Rookie First Team honors after averaging 19.9 ppg., 6.4 rpg., 5.0 apg. and 1.77 stlpg. in 38.3 minpg. during 70 regular season games...he first Pistons' rookie to score 1,000 points since Kelly Tripucka and Isiah Thomas in 1981-82...Ranked eighth in the NBA in minutes played, 12th in steals, 20th in scoring and 25th in assists...Missed 12 games due to plantar fasciitis in his left foot...Recorded his first triple-double with 23 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists against Orlando on Apr. 7...Started at the 1995 NBA All-Star Game, after becoming the first rookie ever to lead all players in fan voting.
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