Ahmed Hill

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Ahmed Hill
Ahmed Hill.jpg
Hill playing for Virginia Tech
No. 9 – Northern Arizona Suns
PositionShooting guard
LeagueNBA G League
Personal information
Born (1995-03-21) March 21, 1995 (age 24)
Fort Valley, Georgia
NationalityAmerican
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
High schoolAquinas (Augusta, Georgia)
CollegeVirginia Tech (2014–2019)
NBA draft2019 / Undrafted
Playing career2019–present
Career history
2019–presentNorthern Arizona Suns

Ahmed Hill (born March 21, 1995) is an American professional basketball player for the Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA G League. He played college basketball for the Virginia Tech Hokies.

College career[edit]

Hill was born in Fort Valley, Georgia[1] and came to Virginia Tech from Aquinas High School in Augusta, Georgia. He originally committed to Marquette, but chose to follow coach Buzz Williams when he moved to the Hokies. After starting as a freshman, Hill suffered an offseason knee injury and missed the 2015–16 season.[2] Hill returned to action after his redshirt year and started the majority of his last three seasons. He had his most productive season as a senior, averaging 13.1 points and 3.9 rebounds per game.[3]

Professional career[edit]

Following the close of his college career, Hill played in the 2019 Portsmouth Invitational Tournament to gain exposure to professional scouts.[4] Though he was not selected in the 2019 NBA draft, Hill signed a two-way contract with the Charlotte Hornets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[5] The Hornets waived Hill on October 19, 2019.[6] He then signed with the Northern Arizona Suns of the NBA G League.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Virginia Tech Men's Basketball" (PDF). gopsusports.com. p. 14. Retrieved September 15, 2019.
  2. ^ Barber, Mike (March 7, 2019). "For his mother, for his daughter, Ahmed Hill has pushed himself to excel at Virginia Tech". Richmond Times-Dispatch. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  3. ^ Berman, Mark (September 5, 2019). "Charlotte Hornets sign ex-Virginia Tech standout Ahmed Hill". The Roanoke Times. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  4. ^ "ODU's BJ Stith & Virginia Tech's Ahmed Hill make PIT debuts". wtkr.com. April 18, 2019. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  5. ^ "Charlotte Hornets Sign Ahmed Hill To Two-Way Contract". NBA.com. September 5, 2019. Retrieved September 14, 2019.
  6. ^ "Charlotte Hornets Waive Ahmed Hill". NBA.com. October 19, 2019. Retrieved October 19, 2019.
  7. ^ "Ahmed Hill has a new home in the G-League". WRDW. November 14, 2019. Retrieved December 5, 2019.

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