Jordan Hill Background

Jordan

Hill

Height: 6-10

Weight: 235

DOB: 7/27/87

College: Arizona

NBA Years: 5

HOW ACQUIRED:

Acquired by the Lakers from the Houston Rockets on March 15, 2012 in exchange for Derek Fisher and a protected first round selection in the 2012 NBA Draft.


2012-13 Season:

Appeared in 29 games (one start), averaging 6.7 points, 5.7 rebounds, 0.4 assists, 0.28 steals and 0.66 blocks in 15.8 minutes … Scored 10+ points eight times … Grabbed 10+ rebounds twice … Posted 11 points and seven rebounds 11/4 vs. Detroit … Grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds 11/7 at Utah … Scored 14 points (5-5 FG) 11/9 vs. Golden State … Tallied nine points and nine rebounds 12/4 @ Houston … Tallied nine points and eight rebounds 12/5 at New Orleans … Totaled a career-high 17 points (8-11 FG), nine rebounds and a season-high four blocks 12/9 vs. Utah … Posted 14 points (6-9 FG) and eight rebounds 12/22 at Golden State … Totaled nine points and nine rebounds 12/26 at Denver … Tallied 13 points and seven rebounds 1/4 at LA Clippers … Scored 13 points 1/6 vs. Denver … Missed two games due to back spasms (12/14-12/16) and 49 games with a torn labrum, left hip (1/8-4/17) ... In three playoff games, averaged 3.3 points and 3.7 rebounds in 10.2 minutes.

Career

Jordan Hill
ordan Hill #27 of the Los Angeles Lakers attempts a shot during a game against the Atlanta Hawks on November 3, 2013 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California.

Selected by the New York Knicks in the first round (eighth overall pick) of the 2009 NBA Draft … Traded to Houston along with Kevin Martin, Hilton Armstrong, Jared Jefferies and draft considerations in a three-team, nine-player deal on February 18, 2010 that sent Tracy McGrady and Sergio Rodriguez to New York, while sending Carl Landry, Joey Dorsey, Larry Hughes and cash considerations to Sacramento … Acquired by the Lakers from the Houston Rockets in exchange for Derek Fisher and a protected first round pick in the 2012 NBA Draft on March 15, 2012 ... Has posted seven career double-doubles, 41 10+ point games and 10 career 10+ rebound games.

2011-12:

Appeared in 39 games (8 starts), averaging 5.0 points, 4.8 rebounds, 0.4 assists, 0.36 steals and 0.69 blocks in 14.1 minutes … In seven games (1 start) with the Lakers, averaged 4.7 points, 4.4 rebounds, 0.3 assists, 0.71 steals and 0.86 blocks in 11.7 minutes … Recorded five double doubles … Scored 10+ points seven times … Grabbed 10+ rebounds five times … Led Lakers in rebounds once, steals once and blocks twice … Finished with 11 points (5-8 FG) and a career-high tying 15 rebounds 12/31 vs. Atlanta … Posted 12 points (5-9 FG), 12 rebounds and a career-high tying five blocks 1/10 at Charlotte … Totaled 10 points, 10 rebounds and two steals 1/27 vs. Washington … Recorded a season-high tying 14 points (6-7 FG) and 11 rebounds 1/28 vs. New York … Grabbed 10 rebounds 2/1 at San Antonio … Totaled a season-high tying 14 points (6-11 FG) and eight rebounds 3/14 vs. Charlotte … Grabbed two rebounds in Lakers debut 3/20 at Houston … Posted a season-high tying 14 points, career-high tying 15 rebounds and three blocks 4/22 vs. Oklahoma City … Recorded eight points, eight rebounds, two assists, a career-high tying three steals and a block 4/26 at Sacramento … With Houston, missed two games due to the flu (1/19/12, 3/13/12) and nine games (2/19/12 - 3/7/12) with a sprained MCL (right knee) … With Lakers, missed 15 games from 3/25 - 4/15 with a sprained MCL (right knee) ... Appeared in playoff games, averaging 4.8 points, 6.3 rebounds and 0.67 blocks in 18.1 minutes ... Posted playoff career-highs in points (12) and rebounds (11) 5/6/12 at Denver.

2010-11:

Averaged 5.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 0.72 blocks in 72 games (nine starts at center, two starts at forward) with Houston … Recorded 18 double-figure scoring games and two double-doubles … Led (or tied) the Rockets in rebounding seven times … Notched 14 points 11/7 vs. Minnesota … Posted the first double-double of his career with 14 points (7-8 FG) and a season-high 10 rebounds 11/22 vs. Phoenix … Recorded 12 points and seven rebounds 11/28 vs. Oklahoma City … Had a season-high four blocked shots 12/17 vs. Memphis and 12/19 at Sacramento … Posted a season-high 16 points (8-12 FG) and eight boards 1/15 at Atlanta … Notched his second double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds 1/17 vs. Milwaukee … Notched 10 points (5-8 FG), nine rebounds (5 offensive) and a career-high-tying three steals 2/12 vs. Dallas … DND for one game (2/2/11) and on the inactive list for two games (2/5/11-2/7/11) due to a sprained left ankle … Topped Houston in rebounding during the 2010 NBA Summer League, averaging 13.6 points (.545, 24-44 FG) and 7.8 rebounds in five starts at center.

2009-10:

In his rookie season, averaged 5.2 points and 3.7 rebounds in 47 games with New York and Houston … Averaged 4.0 points and 2.5 rebounds in 24 games with the Knicks … Acquired by Houston from New York in a three-team trade on Feb. 18 … Averaged 6.4 points and 5.0 rebounds in 23 games with the Rockets … Reached double digits in scoring on eight occasions, including seven times with the Rockets … Made his NBA debut with New York 10/28 at Miami … Scored 10 points (5-5 FG) in 14 minutes off the bench 11/13 vs. Golden State … Made his Houston debut 2/24 vs. Orlando … Led the Rockets with a season-high nine rebounds 3/17 vs. Memphis … Recorded 11 points (5-11 FG), seven rebounds and a career-high five blocks 3/19 vs. Boston … Posted a season-high 15 points on a perfect 7-of-7 shooting from the field 4/4 at Indiana … Totaled 12 points (5-7 FG, 2-2 FT) and nine rebounds 4/6 at Memphis … DND for two games (3/24/10-3/25/10) due to a sprained left ankle … Averaged team highs of 14.4 points and 8.2 rebounds in five starts with New York in the 2009 NBA Summer League.

COLLEGE:

Finished his three-year career at Arizona ranked among the school’s career leaders in points (27th with 1,208), rebounds (10th with 763), blocked shots (sixth with 140) and field goal percentage (fifth with .578) … Overall, averaged 12.5 points (.578, 494-855 FG) and 7.9 rebounds over 97 games (79 starts) with the Wildcats … Had 32 career double-doubles … Notched .600 or better from the field in each of his first two seasons (Pac-10 leader with .620 FG% in 2007-08) … Of his 763 career rebounds, 273 (35.8%) came off the offensive glass … Started just 12 of 29 games as a freshman, then started 67 of his 68 games over final two college seasons … Earned Honorable Mention All-America from The Associated Press and Third-Team All-America honors from The Sporting News as a junior, recording career highs of 18.3 points and 11.0 rebounds in 34 games (34 starts) … Was also First-Team All-Pac-10 and garnered All-Defensive Team honors over his final collegiate season … Was the first Wildcats player to notch double figures in both scoring (18.3) and rebounding (11.0) in the same season since Larry Demic (1978-79) … Grabbed a school single season record 375 total rebounds in 2008-09, adding 20 double-doubles (led Pac-10) … As a sophomore, averaged 13.2 points and 7.9 rebounds in 34 games (33 starts), while leading the Pac-10 with a career-high .620 (184-297 FG) field goal percentage and finishing fourth in blocks per game (1.65 bpg) … Was an Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 and a Pac-10 All-Defensive Team selection in 2007-08 … Registered averages of 4.7 points (.652, 58-89 FG) and 4.1 rebounds in 29 games (12 starts) during his freshman campaign in 2006-07.

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Jordan Hill #27 of the Los Angeles Lakers goes up for a dunk in the first half against the Denver Nuggets in Game Seven of the Western Conference Quarterfinals in the 2012 NBA Playoffs on May 12, 2012 at Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.
  • Born Jordan Craig Hill on July 27, 1987, in Newberry, South Carolina
  • Lost his mother at age three and was raised by his father and grandmother
  • Family moved from South Carolina to Atlanta, Georgia as a youth
  • Was a baseball pitcher growing up before switching to basketball
  • Made the varsity basketball team as a freshman and worked his way into the rotation as a sophomore at North Springs High School (Atlanta, GA)
  • Did not play organized basketball as a junior
  • Helped lead The Patterson School (NC) to a 34-4 mark as a senior
  • Was a sociology major at Arizona
  • Was a teammate of Chase Budinger at Arizona
  • Was active with the Garden of Dreams Foundation while with the New York Knicks
  • He and Budinger hosted Bowl ‘n Bash on Mar. 22, 2011, a free event for kids and mentors from Big Brothers Big Sisters.

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