Grant Henry Hill (born October 5, 1972) is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the NBA's Phoenix Suns. As a collegiate with Duke University and early in his professional career with the Detroit Pistons, Hill was considered one of the best all-around players in the game, often leading his team in points, rebounds and assists. His stint in the league has been hampered by career-threatening injuries, notably towards the prime of his career.
Grant Hill was born in Dallas, Texas. His father Calvin Hill was a three time All-Pro running back for the National Football League's Dallas Cowboys, winning the Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in 1969. His mother Janet was a Wellesley graduate, who shared a suite with Hillary Rodham when both were freshmen there. One of her parents was African-American and the other European.
After his father's NFL career ended, the family settled in Reston, Virginia, where Grant became a high-school superstar at South Lakes High School, and he was selected for the 1990 McDonald's All-American Team.
When the time came to choose a college, Hill's mother states in the Fox Sports "Beyond the Glory" documentary about Hill's career, that
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