George Hill G IND 4 Hrs

Hill came off the bench again Sunday, putting up 17 points (7-15 FG, 1-6 3Pt, 2-3 FT), six rebounds, three assists, one block, and one steal in 20 minutes in just his second game back from a groin injury.

Hill missed 11 games with the groin injury and is on a minutes limit at the moment, making his value in daily games capped at the moment. If he was dropped in any leagues, Hill should be added immediately. Though he's struggled to stay healthy this season, when he has played, Hill has averaged career-high per-minute scoring, putting up per-36-minutes averages of 20.6 points, 4.9 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 0.7 steals, and 2.4 three-pointers.

George Hill G IND 1 Day

Hill (groin) is expected to play around 20 minutes during Sunday's game against the Magic, Jeremiah Johnson of FOX Sports reports.

Hill and the Pacers plan on approaching his minutes in the exact same fashion as Friday's game against the Heat. In that contest, Hill played 20 minutes off the bench and compiled 13 points, two assists, and one steal.

George Hill G IND 2 Days

Hill (groin) returned to action Friday, coming off the bench to play 20 minutes against the Heat. He scored 13 points (5-10 FG, 0-2 3Pt, 3-4 FT) and added two assists and a steal.

Health-wise, Hill has had a tough season, but he's been generally effective when he has played. He came into Friday's game averaging 14.2 points, 4 rebounds, 2.4 assists, and 2 threes in 25 minutes per game.

George Hill G IND 3 Days

Hill's (groin) status has been upgraded to probable for Friday's game against the Heat and is expected to play off the bench.

Hill has been off the court for the entire month of January but seems poised to make his long-awaited comeback Friday. He'll likely be examined prior to tipoff before he's officially allowed to play, although the Pacers said after shootaround that they expect him to suit up.

George Hill G IND 3 Days

Hill (groin) is listed as questionable for Friday's game against the Heat.

Hill sat out his 11th straight game Wednesday as Indiana fell to the red-hot Hawks. He returned to full practice earlier in the week, however, so a return appears near. If it doesn't come Friday, expect Hill back in the lineup Sunday in Orlando or Tuesday versus Toronto.

George Hill G IND 5 Days

Hill (groin) will not play Wednesday against the Hawks, Candace Buckner of the Indianapolis Star reports.

Hill participated in practice fully Tuesday, giving owners hope that he would make his return against the Hawks. That will not be the case, however, as it appears his groin is still causing him problems. C.J. Watson will likely receive the start at point guard again Wednesday in his place.

George Hill G IND 5 Days

Hill (groin) was a full participant in Tuesday's practice and should be considered questionable for Wednesday's game, the Indianapolis Star's Candace Buckner reports.

It sounds like Hill is nearing a return to game action, and it could happen as soon as Wednesday. Consider him something of a game-time decision and if Hill can't go, C.J. Watson will get another start.

George Hill G IND 6 Days

Hill (groin) will be held out of Monday's game against the Rockets.

Hill is expected to return at some point during the team's current road swing, but it won't be Monday, as a groin strain will keep him out of his tenth straight contest. Expect C.J. Watson to remain in the starting lineup alongside Rodney Stuckey in the backcourt. Consider Hill questionable for Wednesday's game against East-leading Atlanta.

George Hill G IND 8 Days

Hill (groin) is expected to return during the Pacers' current five-game road trip, the Indianapolis Star reports.

While Hill was ruled out for Saturday's tilt in Charlotte prior to the opening tip, coach Frank Vogel stated that there's a slight chance the Pacers' starting point guard will return Monday at Houston, but Wednesday's game in Atlanta seems like a better bet. In the meantime, C.J. Watson will get the nod at the point, which could continue during Hill's initial outings back in the fold.

George Hill G IND 10 Days

Hill (groin) took part in practice Thursday but will be held out Friday (Detroit) and Saturday (Charlotte), David Woods of the Indy Star reports.

Hill wil miss his eighth and ninth consecutive games over the weekend, but the fact that he practice Thursday indicates that he's nearing a return. His next opportunity will come Monday in Houston.