10 NBA Greats Who Never Won a Championship

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Grant Hill  Before ankle injuries stunted his career, Hill—a first round draft pick (No. 3 overall) in 1994—was putting up LeBron James-like numbers.  In his first season, the Duke alum averaged 19.9 points, 6.4 rebounds, 5.0 assists and 1.77 steals per game, and became the first Detroit Pistons rookie to score 1,000 points since Isiah Thomas. His star was so bright in fact that he became the first rookie in NBA history to lead fan votes for an All-Star game with over 1.2 million ballots.  An all-around player, Hill went on to lead the league in triple-double in subsequent seasons. Despite his excellent individual performance on the court, though, the Pistons failed to gain much traction in the playoffs. Things began to fall part for the dominant point-forward towards the end of the 1999-2000 season when an ankle injury sidelined him. Prior to that Hill had a total of 9,393 points, 3,417 rebounds and 2,720 assists in his first six seasons. Although he’s still playing with the Phoenix Suns, additional injuries continued to plague the once-elite star and a championship has eluded him as a result.

Grant Hill Before ankle injuries stunted his career, Hill—a first round draft pick…

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