Hill will start Wednesday's game against the Hornets. With Jimmy Butler (toe) sidelined, Hill will make just his third start of the season. In his three prior starts, he's averaged 12.3 points, 5.0 rebounds, 1.3 assists and 1.0 steal in 29.0 minutes.
Hill played 30 minutes off the bench in Sunday's 100-89 win over the Wizards, providing five points (1-3 FG, 1-2 3Pt, 2-2 FT), four rebounds, three assists, two blocks and one steal. Hill was essentially just a throw-in piece to match salaries in the deadline deal that netted the Heat Jae Crowder and Andre Iguodala, a reality that was reflected in Hill not seeing the court in nine of his first 11 games with the Heat. With three rotation players sitting out Sunday (Crowder, Tyler Herro and Meyers Leonard) and Jimmy Butler (toe) exiting early, however, Hill picked up some extended run off the bench. Considering he wasn't able to provide much in the way of interesting production even in big minutes, Hill doesn't warrant much attention for fantasy purposes even if Butler ends up missing time.
Coach Erik Spoelstra said Hill will be available for Sunday's game against the Trail Blazers. Miami will have all of its trade-deadline pickups available for the first time, as Hill and fellow former Grizzlies Jae Crowder and Andre Iguodala are all in line to play. Hill averaged 18.8 minutes per game across 48 appearances with Memphis before getting dealt, but he may have a tough time getting regular run off the bench for a Heat squad teeming with forward depth.
Hill (not injury related) is likely to be available for Sunday's game against the Trail Blazers but might not play, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports. Coach Erik Spoelstra is still working on his new rotation, so it's possible Hill doesn't see the court while things are fluid. More information could arrive following morning shootaround or pregame warmups.
Hill (not injury related) will not suit up for Friday's contest against the Kings, Andre Fernandez of The Athletic reports. No surprise here, as Hill was not expected to be ready for his debut with the Heat yet. The next chance he has to suit up with his new team will be Sunday versus the Trail Blazers.
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