Photos - George Hill: Saying Goodbye to a Good Guy

Here are 10 photos selected from three seasons that represent various aspects of Hill's career as a Spur.

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The number of tattoos grew over the years. The SA Express News reported that the newest one added this summer was a map of the state of Indiana with an old English G coming out of it - prophetic?

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The ladies loved this look as George came out post game to be interviewed as the Impact Player of the Game.

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Hustle was the key to everything George did - here he steals the ball and takes off on a fast break.

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Gloria Drash and husband Will (subject of a PTR profile piece by Hirschof) were adopted by George as his grandparents. Before each game, they waited until after shootaround to give him a few words of encouragement and a hug from Gloria. They also were there at the end of each game. The couple spent time with Hill off the court as well.

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Hill never backed down on defense, even to bigger, more athletic guys like Durant. And of course, we all remember his standing up to Kobe.

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I believe Popovich genuinely loves George as if he were his own son. Hill was extremely coachable and willing to work hard, having to learn how to be a point guard after playing shooting guard in college.

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DeJuan and George became like brothers, and did a couple of comic features for the Spurs' website, calling themselves "Bigs" (Hill) and "Smalls" (Blair).

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How many times did we all enjoy those off balance, no-way-it-can-go-in shots?

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