George Hill G IND 1 Day
Hill scored 15 points (4-15 FG, 0-5 3Pt, 7-8 FT) and added 10 rebounds, 12 assists, two steals, and one block in 34 minutes against the Cavaliers Friday. It was his first career triple-double.
It was an excellent night for Hill, and his second strong performance in a row. The Cavaliers were without LeBron James (back) and Kyrie Irving (shoulder), but that should not take away from Hill's accomplishment in any way.
George Hill G IND 4 Days
Hill had 13 points (5-12 FG, 1-5 3Pt, 2-2 FT) with eight assists and three steals in the loss to the Thunder on Tuesday.
Hill has averaged 28.0 minutes over his last five games and produced 11.2 points and 5.6 assists. He makes for a nice utility player in moderately deep leagues, but his output is not as consistent as his minutes.
George Hill G IND 8 Days
Hill logged 23 minutes during Friday's game against the Sixers as he posted seven points, four rebounds, and four assists during his time on the court.Hill's minute restriction was lifted over the All-Star break but you wouldn't know it from his box score Friday. The Pacers had a commanding lead over the Sixers for the entire game and no player for Indiana played more than 27 minutes. Looking ahead, Hill will likely see more playing time moving forward, especially when games are competitive.
George Hill G IND 10 Days
Hill's minute restriction has been removed.Since returning to action on Jan. 23 from a groin injury, Hill has built up from 20 to 29 minutes per game just before the break. During that span, he averaged 14 points (on 46 percent shooting), 4.5 assists, three rebounds, 1.4 three-pointers, and 0.9 steals in 23 minutes.
George Hill G IND 17 Days
Hill scored 17 points (6-11 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 1-1 FT) to tie for the team high with David West in Wednesday's win over New Orleans. He also doled out nine assists in 29 minutes.Hill's assist total was a season high and he appears to be grabbing the starting point guard role for coach Frank Vogel. He has averaged 6.0 assists with 15.0 points in his last five games.
George Hill G IND 20 Days
Hill scored 11 points (4-10 FG, 1-4 3Pt, 2-4 FT), to go with one rebound, three assists, and two steals in 27 minutes on Sunday.
Hill's minutes are going up as he is slowly getting over his groin injury that plagued him this year. Those who picked up Hill earlier are going to see returns they were banking on soon, while he should be picked up in leagues where he's available.
George Hill G IND 24 Days
Hill scored 20 points (8-12 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 3-8 FT) with six assists, three rebounds and a block in 26 minutes during his return to the starting lineup on Wednesday.
The free throw shooting uncharacteristically weak, but otherwise it was a more than successful night for the veteran guard. If for some reason Hill is still on your league's waiver wire, consider this your last chance to scoop him up. As long as he can stay healthy, he figures to be a big part of the Pacers' offense for the rest of the season.
George Hill G IND 26 Days
Hill will return to the starting lineup Monday but will have his minutes monitored.
Hill has come off the bench in the Pacers' last five games since returning from a groin injury. He'll return to the starting five Monday, likely pushing veteran C.J. Watson to a reserve role. Coach Frank Vogel said he expects to play Hill about 28 minutes total in short stints of roughly seven minutes apiece. Over his last five games, Hill is averaging 13.0 points and 3.0 assists in 18.8 minutes.
George Hill G IND 28 Days
Hill provided 14 points (6-15 FG, 2-8 3Pt) with six rebounds and four assists in the loss to the Kings on Saturday.
Hill has been able to produce in limited minutes off the bench. In his last five games, he has averaged 13.0 points, 3.2 rebounds, and 3.0 assists in just 18.8 minutes. He is on a minutes restriction, so his production will be similarly limited.
George Hill G IND 29 Days
Hill will continue coming off the bench against the Kings on Saturday.
Hill is still being limited by the Pacers as he works his way back into a full workload after being sidelined with a groin injury. C.J. Watson will likely see extended time on the court until Hill's minute restriction is lifted.