Grant Hill elected to spot on Hall of Fame board

Grant Hill has been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball

Hall of Fame’s board of governors, the first active player to earn

a position.

The Phoenix Suns’ forward was elected to a three-year term, the

Hall of Fame announced Tuesday. Hill will serve as one of 22

members of the board, chaired by Jerry Colangelo.

Hill is a seven-time All-Star and the NBA’s co-rookie of the

Year in 1995.

Among the responsibilities of the board of governors are the

management of the Hall of Fame and the election process.