Hill ties for second in Most Improved voting

HillSpurs guard George Hill finished third in Most Improved Player award voting, the NBA announced today.

Houston Rockets guard Aaron Brooks won the award in a landslide, finishing with 403 votes and Thunder swingman Kevin Durant tied with Hill for second place. Both players received 101 votes.

Hill, who averaged 12.4 points 2.9 assists and 2.6 rebounds per game this season finished with seven first place votes, 17 second place votes and 15 third place votes.

Hill will likely get the start as the Spurs take on the Mavs in game three on Friday night in San Antonio.

About Michael A. De Leon

Michael founded Project Spurs in 2004. He started The Spurscast, the first Spurs podcast on the Internet, in 2005. Michael has been interviewed by the BBC, SportTalk, the Sports Reporters Radio Show, MemphisSportLive, OKC Sports Wrap and ESPN radio among others. He is a credentialed member of the media for the San Antonio Spurs and Austin Toros. He is also the founder of Project Spurs' sister sites, Toros Nation and Stars Hoops.