Grant Hill dealt with numerous ankle issues throughout his NBA career, so if anyone knows about foot ailments and how debilitating they can be, it’s him.
And that’s why Hill – a seven-time All-Star – is conflicted about Joel Embiid’s draft status heading into Thursday.
“That’s tough,” the NBA-TV analyst said on The Damon Amendolara Show. “I feel bad for the kid and I know he hasn’t played a lot of basketball. He’s a young kid. I mean, I had my injuries – my ankle ordeal, if you will – and I was already six years into the NBA (and had) four years in college. So I had a good 10-year run where I was pretty healthy. I was able to at least deal with that and overcome it and come back and still be somewhat productive.
“But for him, he’s got a lot of basketball in front of him…
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