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Atlanta Hawks | #18 | Forward

Solomon

Hill

PPG

4.5

RPG

3.0

APG

1.1

PIE

4.5

6'6" | 226lb | 30 years

Player Bio

PROFESSIONAL CAREER

CAREER TRANSACTIONS:

Selected in the first round (23rd overall) of the 2013 NBA Draft by the Indiana Pacers…signed to a multi-year contract by the Pacers on July 3, 2013…signed as a free agent by the New Orleans Pelicans on July 21, 2016…traded by New Orleans along with the draft rights to both De’Andre Hunter and Jordon Bone and a conditional 2023 second-round pick to the Atlanta Hawks for the draft rights of Jaxson Hayes, Nickeil Alexander-Walker and Didi Louzada and a 2020 first-round draft pick on July 7, 2019…traded by Atlanta along with Miles Plumlee to the Memphis Grizzlies for Chandler Parsons on July 7, 2019…was acquired by the HEAT in a three-team trade on Feb. 6, 2020 which saw Miami also receive Jae Crowder and Andre Iguodala from Memphis, Minnesota receive James Johnson from Miami and Memphis receive Dion Waiters and Justise Winslow from Miami and Gorgui Dieng from Minnesota.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

Has appeared in 364 NBA regular season games (172 starts) during his seven-year career and has averaged 5.8 points, 3.2 rebounds, 1.6 assists and 22.0 minutes while shooting 39.5 percent from the floor, 33.6 percent from three-point range and 80.1 percent from the foul line…has sat out a total of 72 games due to injury/rest, 96 games as a DNP-CD, 29 games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list, two games for personal reasons, two games while on a G League assignment and one game while a trade was pending…has scored in double figures on 77 occasions, including eight games with at least 20 points and one 30-point game…his career high for consecutive games scoring in double figures is six (Nov. 1-10, 2014)…has grabbed double-figure rebounds on four occasions and posted two double-doubles…his longest streak of consecutive games with double-digit rebounds and consecutive double-doubles is two (both were Apr. 10-12, 2016)…his career high for most consecutive games with a three-point field goal made is nine (Jan. 14-31, 2020)…has 72 multi-trey games…his career high for consecutive field goals made is eight (Dec. 8, 2013-Mar. 22, 2014) and his career high for consecutive three-point field goals made is six (Dec. 14-16, 2019)…his career high for most consecutive free throws made is 18 (Feb. 15-Mar. 17, 2017)…his career high for consecutive starts is 50 (Dec. 26, 2016-Apr. 12, 2017)…his career high for consecutive games with a steal is 10 (Apr. 10-Nov. 7, 2016)…has 57 multi-steal games and 15 multi-block games…has come off the bench in all 17 NBA postseason games in which he’s appeared and has averaged 5.1 points, 2.6 rebounds, 0.9 assists, and 18.4 minutes while shooting 41.1 percent from the floor, 48.6 percent from three-point range and 92.3 percent from the foul line…scored in double figures twice…has started both NBA G League games in which he appeared and averaged 17.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.00 steals, 1.00 blocks and 29.5 minutes while shooting 46.2 percent from the floor, 38.5 from three-point range and 83.3 percent from the foul line…scored in double figures twice.

2019-20 SEASON:

Split the season with the HEAT and the Memphis Grizzlies…appeared in 59 games (four starts) and averaged 5.5 points (.396 FG%, .741 FT%), 2.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 18.4 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury…was a DNP-CD on 13 occasions, missed one game as a healthy scratch on the inactive list and missed one game (Feb. 7) on the inactive list while his trade from Memphis to Miami was pending…set a single season career high for three-point field goal percentage…scored in double figures eight times, including two 20-point efforts…saw action in 11 games (one start) with the HEAT and averaged 4.5 points (.311 FG%, .875 FT%), 1.9 rebounds, 1.09 steals, 0.9 assists and 17.0 minutes…topped the HEAT in steals and blocks twice each and minutes once…appeared in 48 games (three starts) with the Grizzlies and averaged 5.7 points (.412 FG%, .684 FT%), 3.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists and 18.8 minutes…topped the Grizzlies in steals seven times, plus/minus five times, blocks twice and rebounds once…hit at least one three-pointer in a career-high nine consecutive games from Jan. 14-31…stole the ball from Donovan Mitchell with 2.0 seconds left to preserve a one-point win over the Jazz on Nov. 15…matched his career high in blocks (3) on Dec. 26 at Oklahoma City…scored his 2,000th career point on Dec. 29 vs. Charlotte…grabbed his 1,000th career rebound on Oct. 27 vs. Brooklyn…reached the 8,000 career minutes played mark in the Aug. 14 season finale vs. Indiana…Season Highs: 22 points (vs. Indiana, Dec. 2), seven rebounds (twice), five assists (twice), three steals (four times), three blocks (at Oklahoma City, Dec. 26) and 40:34 minutes (vs. Indiana, Aug. 14).

2018-19 SEASON:

Appeared in 44 games (15 starts) with the New Orleans Pelicans and averaged 4.3 points (.382 FG%, .719 FT%), 3.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 20.0 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury, but was a DNP-CD on 37 occasions and was a healthy scratch on the inactive list once…scored in double figures four times…matched his career high in steals (4) on Oct. 23 vs. the L.A. Clippers…Season Highs: 14 points (twice), eight rebounds (at Detroit, Dec. 9), four assists (twice), four steals (vs. L.A. Clippers, Oct. 23), one block (10 times) and 37:04 minutes (at Oklahoma City, Jan. 24).

2017-18 SEASON:

Appeared in 12 games (one start) with the New Orleans Pelicans and averaged 2.4 points (.268 FG%, .500 FT%), 3.0 rebounds, 1.8 assists and 15.6 minutes…missed the first 69 games (Oct. 18-Mar. 17) of the season while recovering from surgery to repair a left hamstring tear on Aug. 26…missed one game (Mar. 21) due to rest…Season Highs: Nine points (vs. Portland, Mar. 27), six rebounds (vs. Memphis, Apr. 4), four assists (twice), three steals (at Golden State, Apr. 7), one block (vs. Memphis, Apr. 4) and 23:13 minutes (vs. Memphis, Apr. 4).

2016-17 SEASON:

Saw action in 80 games (71 starts) for the New Orleans Pelicans and averaged 7.0 points (.383 FG%, .805 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 1.8 assists and a career-high 29.7 minutes…missed a pair of games for personal reasons…set single-season career highs in three-point field goals made and attempted, defensive rebounds, steals and blocks…led the Pelicans in games played…scored in double figures 19 times, including two games with at least 20 points, one of which is the lone 30-point game of his career…hit a career-high 18 consecutive free throws from Feb. 15-Mar. 17…scored a career-high 30 points on Mar. 17 vs. Houston…handed out a career-high seven assists on Feb. 10 at Minnesota and matched it on Mar. 17 vs. Houston…set a career-high in minutes played (46:36) on Dec. 5 vs. Memphis…Season Highs: 30 points (vs. Houston, Mar. 17), nine rebounds (at Brooklyn, Jan. 12), seven assists (twice), three steals (three times), two blocks (five times) and 46:36 minutes (vs. Memphis, Dec. 5).

2015-16 SEASON:

Appeared in 59 games (three starts) for the Indiana Pacers and averaged 4.2 points (.447 FG%, .857 FT%), 2.8 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 14.7 minutes…did not miss any games due to injury but was a DNP-CD on 23 occasions…scored in double figures seven times, including one 20-point performance…grabbed double-figure rebounds twice and recorded one double-double…matched his career high in rebounds with 12 vs. Brooklyn on Apr. 10…set career highs in both three-point field goals made (7) and attempted (11) and steals (4) on Apr. 13 at Milwaukee…scored his 1,000th career point on Apr. 13 at Milwaukee…Season Highs: 25 points (at Milwaukee, Apr. 13), 12 rebounds (vs. Brooklyn, Apr. 10), four assists (at Atlanta, Mar. 13), four steals (at Milwaukee, Apr. 13), two blocks (four times) and 33:45 minutes (vs. New York, Apr. 12).

2014-15 SEASON:

Was the only Pacer to play in all 82 games (78 starts) and averaged 8.9 points (.396 FG%, .824 FT%), 3.8 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 29.0 minutes…set single-season career highs in points, scoring average, field goals made and attempted, free throws made and attempted, offensive and total rebounds, assists, games played, starts and minutes…led the team in steals…scored in double figures a career-high 39 times, including a career-high three 20-point games…grabbed double-figure rebounds twice and recorded one double-double…set career highs in both field goals made (10) and attempted (19) on Nov. 8 vs. Washington…grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds at Chicago on Nov. 15…had a career-high three blocks on Dec. 12 at Toronto…Season Highs: 28 points (vs. Washington, Nov. 8), 12 rebounds (at Chicago, Nov. 15), six assists (five times), three steals (four times), three blocks (at Toronto, Dec. 12) and 42:45 minutes (vs. Washington, Nov. 8).

2013-14 SEASON:

Came off the bench in all 28 games in which he appeared for the Pacers and averaged 1.7 points (.425 FG%, .857 FT%), 1.5 rebounds and 8.1 minutes…missed two games (Apr. 4-6) with a sore back…was a DNP-CD on 23 occasions and also missed 27 games as a healthy scratch on the inactive list…missed two games while on assignment to the Fort Wayne Mad Ants of the NBA G League…made his NBA debut on Oct. 29 vs. Orlando, grabbing one rebound in eight minutes of action…started both games in which he appeared for the Mad Ants and averaged 17.0 points (.462 FG%, .833 FT%), 3.5 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 1.00 steals, 1.00 blocks and 29.5 minutes…scored in double figures in both games for Fort Wayne…NBA Season Highs: Eight points (at Houston, Mar. 7), five rebounds (at Orlando, Apr. 16), two assists (at Chicago, Nov. 16), one steal (five times), one block (twice) and 26:23 minutes (at Orlando, Apr. 16).

NBA PLAYOFFS:

2018: Came off the bench in all nine playoff games for the Pelicans and averaged 3.7 points (.360 FG%, .900 FT%), 1.9 rebounds, 0.8 assists and 12.7 minutes…averaged 4.3 points (.429 FG%, .900 FT%), 2.3 rebounds, 0.5 assists and 14.8 minutes in New Orleans’ Opening Round sweep of Portland…averaged 3.2 points (.300 FG%, .000 FT%), 1.6 rebounds, 1.0 assists and 11.2 minutes in the Western Conference Semifinals vs. Golden State…2016: Came off the bench in all seven games for the Pacers in their Opening Round series vs. Toronto and averaged 7.7 points (.452 FG%, .938 FT%), 4.0 rebounds, 1.1 assists and 28.3 minutes…scored in double figures twice…had a postseason career-high 13 points in Game 1 at Toronto on Apr. 16…was 10-10 from the foul line in Game 1 setting postseason career highs in both free throws made and attempted…2014: Appeared in just one playoff game for the Pacers, making his NBA postseason debut in Game 1 on the Eastern Conference Finals vs. Miami on May 18 and was scoreless in 33 seconds…was a healthy scratch on the inactive list for Indiana’s other 18 games in the 2014 Playoffs.

BEFORE NBA

Played four seasons at the University of Arizona…appeared in 139 games (129 starts) for the Wildcats and averaged 10.3 points, 5.6 rebounds, 2.2 assists and 29.0 minutes while shooting 48 percent from the field, 37.5 percent from three-point range and 74.5 percent from the foul line…finished his career ranked among Arizona’s all-time leaders in games played (tied-1st), starts (tied-3rd), minutes played (6th), rebounds (10th) and scoring (20th)…joined Sean Elliott as the only Arizona players ever to register 1,400 points, 750 rebounds, 300 assists, 100 treys and 100 steals in a career…was a two-time All-Pac 12 First Team and NABC All-District (20) First Team selection as a junior in 2012 and a senior in 2013…named to the Pac 12 All-Tournament team as a junior in 2012…was one of three Pac-12 players to win player-of-the-week honors twice during his junior year in 2011-12…scored in double figures 77 times, including seven games with at least 20 points…grabbed double-figure rebounds 17 times and recorded 14 double-doubles.

PERSONAL LIFE

Full name is Solomon Jamar Hill…is the son of Solomon Crawford and LaVerne Hill…majored in History at Arizona…in his free time he enjoys playing video games…while with the Pelicans he bought Holiday Baskets of Hope for patients at Ochsner Children’s Hospital and along with Audubon Nature Institute, joined 25 local students in planting seedlings to help provide for the future of the Gulf Coast…went to high school in Los Angeles at Fairfax High School where he was a four-star recruit and competed in the LeBron James Skills Academy in 2008…averaged 16.2 points, 11.7 rebounds and 5.1 assists in his senior season leading his team to a national ranking of 24th and a state ranking of fourth…wears size 13 sneakers