Last summer, veteran striker Solomon Hill was briefly a member of the Atlanta Hawks roster. Hill was acquired in a draw-day deal involving De’Andre Hunter, but shortly thereafter Hawks Hill flipped over to Memphis Grizzlies in a package to acquire Chandler Parsons. On Monday, things were back full circle for Hill and the Hawks, with Atlanta reportedly agreeing to a one-year contract with Hill.
Free Agent F Solomon Hill agreed to a one-year deal with the Atlanta Hawks, according to sources who told ESPN.
– Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) November 23, 2020
Although the conditions are not yet in place, Hill plans to invest modest salaries in Atlanta. The 29-year-old is a mixed striker, and Hill appeared in 61 appearances for the Grizzlies and the Miami Heat during the 2019-20 season. From there, Hill took the field in seven playoff matches for Miami, providing depth of quality.
Regarding his on-court profile, Hill is a physical and transferable defensive player and has also taken a step forward as a shooter in 2019-20. Over 171 attempts, he turned 36.8 percent of his three-point attempts, which would be an encouraging improvement.
Hill is not planning an immediate rotation role in a team that is currently hiring John Collins, Danilo Galinari, De Andre Hunter, and others in similar positions. However, Hill is a respected veteran who can be deployed in trouble, and the Hawks continue to add interesting depth.
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