Following four years of college at IUPUI, Hill was selected with the 26th overall pick in the 2008 NBA Draft. He proceeded to appear in 77 games for the Spurs, drawing seven starts. He averaged 5.7 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists in 16.5 minutes. Hill's best performance of the season was Nov. 21 during a 119-94 victory over the Jazz at home. In 23 minutes off the bench, Hill posted 23 points (7-13 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 7-10 FT), four assists and three steals. That marked one of three games in which Hill posted at least 20 points. He also recorded one double-double, with 19 points, 11 rebounds, four assists and one steal in 33 minutes during a 10-point victory over Chicago on Nov. 26. Under head coach Gregg Popovich, the Spurs finished the season 54-28 and were defeated in the first round of the postseason by the Mavericks. In the playoffs, Hill averaged 5.8 points and 2.0 rebounds.2009
After a modest rookie season, Hill stepped into a significant role for the Spurs during his second year in the league. He played in 78 games, starting 43 of them, and set career highs nearly across the board as a result of his 29.2 minutes per game. Hill averaged 12.4 points, 2.9 assists and 2.6 rebounds while shooting 47.8 percent from the field, 39.9 percent from distance and 77.2 percent from the free-throw line. Hill had his best game of the season Mar. 31 during a 17-point win over the Rockets at home. In 38 minutes, Hill posted 30 points (11-15 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 6-6 FT), seven assists, five steals, two rebounds and one block. That marked his only 30-point game of the season, but he scored at least 20 points nine times. He also recorded one double-double, with 14 points, 11 rebounds, two rebounds and one steal against the Clippers on Mar. 13. The Spurs finished the season 50-32, making it to the Western Conference Semifinals before being swept by the Suns. In the postseason, Hill averaged 13.4 points, 3.1 rebounds and 1.0 steal in 34.4 minutes. His best effort in the playoffs was during a Game 4 victory against the Mavericks, where Hill posted 29 points (11-16 FG, 5-6 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, two steals and one block in 45 minutes.2010
The 2010-11 season marked Hill's third in the league, and he again played a significant role with the Spurs. He appeared in 76 games, drawing five starts and averaging 11.6 points, 2.6 rebounds and 2.5 assists in 28.3 minutes. Hill also ranked 16th in the league in free-throw percentage (86.3). Arguably his best game of the season was during a seven-point loss to the Grizzlies on the road Mar. 27. In 32 minutes, Hill accumulated 30 points (9-12 FG, 1-3 3Pt, 11-12 FT), one assist and one steal. The Spurs finished the season 61-21 but were defeated by the Grizzlies in the first round of the playoffs in six games. In the postseason, Hill averaged 11.7 points, 5.0 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 1.5 steals in 31.5 minutes. His best performance was during a 93-87 Game 2 victory, where he recorded 16 points (3-9 FG, 2-2 3Pt, 8-9 FT), five rebounds, four assists and two steals in 24 minutes.2011
Hill was traded from the Spurs to the Pacers on June 23 and proceeded to appear in 50 games (nine starts) for Indiana during the lockout-shortened season. He averaged 9.6 points, a career-high 3.0 rebounds and 2.9 assists in 25.5 minutes. Hill also ranked 15th in the league in offensive rating (116.6). Arguably his best performance of the season was Mar. 24 in a 21-point victory over the Bucks on the road. In 28 minutes, Hill accumulated 24 points (7-9 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 7-8 FT), five assists, three rebounds and one steal. The Pacers, under head coach Frank Vogel, finished the season 42-24, defeating the Magic in the first round of the playoffs before losing to the Heat in the Eastern Conference Semifinals in six games. In the postseason, Hill saw 31.5 minutes per game and averaged 13.5 points, 2.9 assists, 2.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals. His best playoff effort was during a Game 3 victory over the Heat, where Hill posted 20 points (6-8 FG, 3-4 3Pt, 5-5 FT), five assists, two rebounds, one steal and one block in 33 minutes.2012
In his second year with Indiana, Hill averaged 14.2 points on 44.3 percent from the field, a career-high 4.7 assists, 3.7 rebounds and a career-high 1.1 steals. He also set a career high in made three-pointers (1.7) per game. He led the Pacers in effective field goal percentage (51.8) and assists. His best game of the season was a two-point loss against Minnesota on Nov. 9. Hill scored 29 points, dished seven assists, grabbed five rebounds, one steal and one block. Hill and the Pacers made it to the Eastern Conference Finals against the Heat after getting through the Hawks and Knicks. His strongest performance of the postseason came in a 15-point, Game 2 win against Atlanta in the first round. He scored 22 points, passed for three assists, grabbed three boards and nabbed two steals while shooting 4-for7 from three-point range.2013
During his third year with the Pacers, Hill played and started in 76 games for a second consecutive season. He averaged 10.3 points, 3.7 rebounds (for a second straight year), 3.5 assists and 1.0 steal in 32.0 minutes. Hill also ranked 19th in the league in defensive rating (101.6) and 20th in defensive win shares (4.0). His best game of the season was Feb. 7 during a five-point win over the Trail Blazers at home. In 38 minutes, Hill recorded 37 points (12-19 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 11-12 FT), nine rebounds, eight assists, two steals and one block. That marked his only 30-point game of the season, but Hill scored at least 20 points five times. Hill also racked up at least five rebounds 24 times, at least five assists 22 times, at least three steals four times and at least one block 19 times. The Pacers finished the season 52-26 under head coach Frank Vogel and made it to the Eastern Conference Finals, losing to the Heat in six games after defeating the Wizards in the semifinals and the Hawks in the first round. In the postseason, Hill averaged 12.1 points, 3.7 rebounds, 3.0 assists and 1.2 steals in 36.2 minutes. His best playoff performance was during a Game 4 win over the Hawks, where Hill posted 15 points (5-8 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 3-4 FT), five assists, three rebounds, two steals and one block in 36 minutes.2014
Knee, quad and groin issues forced Hill to miss 39 games. But he was healthy from Jan. 23 onward and ended up having one of the most productive seasons of his career on a per-game basis. He averaged career highs in points (16.1), assists (5.1) and rebounds (4.2) while also contributing 1.0 steal per game. Hill also achieved the league's 18th-best offensive rating (117.2). Hill had his best performance of the season Mar. 14 during a four-point loss to the Celtics at home. In 35 minutes, he posted 30 points (11-18 FG, 2-7 3Pt, 6-6 FT), eight assists, five rebounds and one steal. It was his lone 30-point performance of the season, but he racked up 15 efforts with 20-plus points. He also finished the year with two double-doubles (points and assists) and one triple-double. The Pacers, under head coach Frank Vogel, finished the season 38-44 and did not make the postseason despite having the seventh-best defensive rating (103.2) in the NBA. However, the team was 26-17 in games Hill appeared in.2015
Hill appeared in 74 games (73 starts) during the 2015-16 season, which marked his age 29 campaign and his fifth year with the Pacers. He averaged 12.1 points, 4.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists and 1.1 steals across 34.1 minutes. Hill also made 1.7 threes per game at a career-high 40.8 percent -- a mark that ranked 13th in the NBA. Arguably Hill's best performance of the season took place Mar. 19 during a four-point loss to the Thunder. Hill played 38 minutes and posted 20 points (6-10 FG, 3-6 3Pt, 5-6 FT), nine assists, three rebounds and two steals. It was one of his seven efforts with at least 20 points. He also racked up eight performances that included at least five assists, two made threes and one steal. Under head coach Frank Vogel, the Pacers finished 45-37 and lost in the first round of the playoffs to the Raptors in seven games. In the postseason, Hill averaged 13.6 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.1 assists across 33.6 minutes. His best playoff performance was during a Game 4 loss, where Hill posted 22 points (9-11 FG, 2-4 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds and three assists in 31 minutes.2016
One of the NBA's most respected veterans, Hill played well in what would end up being his only season in Utah. Although he was limited to just 49 games due to injury, Hill averaged a career-best 16.9 points per game. He had 16 games in which he posted 20 or more points, and a pair of games in which he posted 30 or more. Hill's best performance of the season was a 34-point effort against the Nets on March 3. In that game, Hill hit 10-of-12 field goal attempts and both of his three-point tries. He also drilled 11-of-12 free throws and added seven assists. A consistent all-around contributor, Hill has averaged at least 3.4 rebounds and 3.5 assists each of the past five seasons. The 2016-17 campaign also marked the second straight season in which Hill shot better than 40 percent (40.3) from three-point range. He nailed at least five three-pointers on five separate occasions this past season. Hill signed a multi-year contract with the Kings in the summer of 2017.2017
Hill began the season with the Kings, where he appeared in 43 games (36 starts). He was then traded to the Cavaliers on Feb. 8, where he proceeded to play and start 24 games. He saw a similar workload at each stop, and for the season, he averaged 10.0 points, 2.8 assists and 2.7 rebounds in 27.0 minutes. Arguably his best effort of the season was as a member of the Kings during a 15-point loss to the Jazz on Jan. 17. In 37 minutes, Hill posted 20 points (6-10 FG, 4-5 3Pt, 4-5 FT), five assists, four rebounds and three steals. The performance was one of his six 20-plus point efforts of the year. Hill also reached at least five rebounds nine times, at least five assists 13 times, at least three steals six times and at least one block 22 times. The Cavaliers finished the season 50-32, making the playoffs and defeating the Pacers, Raptors and Celtics before being swept in the Finals by the Warriors. In the postseason, Hill averaged 9.2 points, 2.2 rebounds and 2.2 assists in 29.3 minutes. His best playoff effort was during a Game 6 victory over the Celtics, where he played 34 minutes and posted 20 points (7-12 FG, 0-3 3Pt, 6-6 FT), three assists, three rebounds, two steals and one block.2018
In Hill's second season with Cleveland, he started in all 13 games he appeared in with the team. He averaged 10.8 points and 2.8 assists per night. Hill also shot efficiently from three (46.4 percent), the field (51.4 percent) and the free-throw line (85.0 percent). His best game with the Cavaliers was on Nov. 5 against Orlando when he scored 22 points, dished six assists and stole the ball four times. In December, Hill was traded to Milwaukee and he played his first game with the Bucks on Dec. 10. He had an especially productive last six games of the regular season, averaging 14.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists. He also shot 50.0 percent from the field over that stretch. Upon entering the playoffs, Hill continued his strong play from the end of the season. Across three rounds, Hill averaged 11.5 points, 3.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists on 53.4 percent shooting, including 41.7 percent from three. Hill's best game of the playoffs was Game 3 against Toronto. He scored 24 points, grabbed seven rebounds, passed for two assists, and swiped two steals.
June 26, 2008Drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round (26th pick) of the 2008 NBA Draft.
June 23, 2011Traded by the San Antonio Spurs to the Indiana Pacers for Davis Bertans, Kawhi Leonard and Erazem Lorbek.
July 7, 2016As part of a three-team trade, traded by the Indiana Pacers to the Utah Jazz; the Atlanta Hawks traded Jeff Teague to the Indiana Pacers; the Utah Jazz traded Taurean Prince to the Atlanta Hawks.
July 10, 2017Signed a three-year contract with the Sacramento Kings
February 8, 2018As part of a three-team trade, traded by the Sacramento Kings with Arturas Gudaitis to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Dimitrios Agravanis, Iman Shumpert, cash and a 2020 second-round draft pick to the Sacramento Kings; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Jae Crowder, Derrick Rose and a 2024 second-round draft pick to the Utah Jazz; the Utah Jazz traded Rodney Hood to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Utah Jazz traded Joe Johnson and cash to the Sacramento Kings.
December 7, 2018As part of a three-team trade, traded by the Cleveland Cavaliers with a 2021 second-round draft pick to the Milwaukee Bucks; the Cleveland Cavaliers traded Sam Dekker to the Washington Wizards; the Milwaukee Bucks traded Matthew Dellavedova, John Henson, a 2021 first-round draft pick and a 2021 second-round draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Washington Wizards traded a 2022 second-round draft pick to the Cleveland Cavaliers; the Washington Wizards traded Jason Smith and cash to the Milwaukee Bucks.
July 1, 2019Waived by the Milwaukee Bucks.
July 8, 2019Signed a three-year contract as a free agent with the Milwaukee Bucks.