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Solomon Hill | Forward

Team: Indiana Pacers
Age / DOB:  (23) / 3/18/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 225
College: Arizona
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Solomon Hill (ankle) will not play on Saturday.
He may have been looking at a bigger role in summer league, but it won't happen in the opener. Hill barely got off the bench in his rookie season and he wasn't even very active in summer league last year, so he'll look to get his NBA career off the ground as soon as his ankle heals. Jul 5 - 9:47 AM

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The Pacers are hopeful that Solomon Hill can step into a bigger role next season now that Danny Granger, Evan Turner and Rasual Butler are no longer under contract.

Larry Bird said that Hill still needs to work on his shot mechanics and "other things" before becoming a steady rotation player, but the Pacers are enamored with his defensive abilities. "I’m really excited about what Solomon Hill can do for us," said coach Frank Vogel. "I think if he was pushed into a situation where he had to play 15-20 minutes a game all year he could’ve been a difference in our playoff run. He’s got the ability to be an elite defender – an elite defender, not just an average defender."
Jun 25 - 11:01 AM

Pacers forward Solomon Hill hasn't been available for the past three games due to tightness and soreness in his back.

Hill's role is so small that his absence doesn't make a big impact for Indy, which he acknowledged in a recent interview. "It’s towards the end of the season and ... I was on the road to being inactive so it’s not like I’m in a super rush to force it to get back," he said. "I’d rather take my time and fully recover and make sure my back is 100 percent."
Source: Pacers.com
Apr 7 - 2:27 PM

Pacers F Solomon Hill has been recalled from the D-League.

He averaged 19 points and 3.5 rebounds in a few appearances with the Fort Wayne Mad Ants. With Danny Granger healthy there is no spot for Hill in the Pacers' rotation, and he doesn't have any fantasy appeal.
Source: NBA.com
Jan 4 - 2:18 PM

The Pacers have assigned Solomon Hill to the D-League.

The 6'7" small forward is averaging nine minutes in 16 appearances this season. His departure won't have any impact on fantasy rosters.
Sun, Dec 29, 2013 01:01:00 PM

Solomon Hill could see time off the bench with the second unit on Tuesday.

It's a recent late development and it has a lot to do with Danny Granger (calf) set to miss possibly 4-6 weeks. Paul George will a lot of minutes at small forward, so Hill's minutes could be in the single digits. The rookie is still way off the radar while Lance Stephenson had an intriguing preseason and is worth a look in some formats.
Source: NBA.com
Tue, Oct 29, 2013 07:13:00 PM

Solomon Hill is still at the bottom of the depth chart for the Pacers, according to coach Frank Vogel.

"He's a rookie so he's at the very bottom of the depth chart for now," Vogel said. "But I don't anticipate he's going to stay there for long. [I've] just been very, very impressed with him. If he were called on and he had to be a big factor opening night, he would do very well. He's shown me a lot already." Hill had a nice summer, but he's nowhere near being on the fantasy radar.
Source: NBA.com
Sun, Sep 29, 2013 07:05:00 PM

Frank Vogel said that rookie F Solomon Hill looks "ready to contribute right away" for the Pacers.

Hill played well during the Orlando Summer League, averaging 12.0 points, 5.2 rebounds and 2.6 assists while shooting 48.9 percent from the field in under 30 minutes. Danny Granger (knee) is on pace to play in the Pacers opener, and if he's healthy Hill will be stuck as the third SF on the roster.
Source: NBA.com
Tue, Aug 27, 2013 01:58:00 PM

Solomon Hill shot 7-of-15 from the field for 15 points with four boards, three assists, three steals and one 3-pointer in 29 minutes against the Celtics.

He hit four 3-pointers on his way to a big 22-point, nine-board outing Monday and has looked the part of a first-round pick. The Pacers have a little depth on the wing as long as Danny Granger is healthy, so Hill will need a few things to happen to make a noteworthy impact in his rookie year.
Tue, Jul 9, 2013 02:41:00 PM

Solomon Hill scored nine points with four boards, two assists, and one 3-pointer on 3-of-3 from the field in 25 minutes of action on Sunday.

He looked to have slimmed down a bit from his University of Arizona days and showed some nice agility on both ends of the floor. Hill played power forward for the Wildcats and at just 6'7", he'll be shifting over to the three in the pros. The 23rd pick in the 2013 draft will be a bench option for the Pacers in his rookie season.
Sun, Jul 7, 2013 05:57:00 PM

Pacers sign F Solomon Hill.

He was selected with the 23rd pick in the draft out of Arizona and will have a tough time getting playing time on the talented Pacers. He could also begin his career in the D-League after his four years in Tuscon.
Fri, Jul 5, 2013 10:19:00 AM

Arizona SF Solomon Hill was drafted No. 23 overall by the Pacers.

The selection caught most draft observers off guard, but Hill is a four-year college player who averaged 13.4 points, 1.6 threes, 5.3 rebounds, 2.7 assists and 1.1 steals per game as a senior. He's not an elite athlete but he enters the NBA with all the physical tools to be a versatile rotation player, and he gives the Pacers a bit of insurance if they ultimately trade Danny Granger and/or Gerald Green.
Thu, Jun 27, 2013 10:02:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
PG1George Hill
2C.J. Watson
3Donald Sloan
SG1Rodney Stuckey
2C.J. Miles
3Rasual Butler
SF1Paul George
2Solomon Hill
3Damjan Rudez
PF1David West
2Luis Scola
3Chris Copeland
C1Roy Hibbert
2Ian Mahinmi
3Lavoy Allen