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Grant Hill Free Agency Rumors: 'Leaning' To Knicks, Per Report

Grant Hill could be the newest New York Knicks player when the NBA free agency period begins on Dec. 9. "It’s not 100 percent done, but he’s leaning,’’ a source told the New York Post in a report Thursday.

The veteran small forward has been debating a move to New York from his current team, the Phoenix Suns. Hill has two kids in school in Arizona and -- after an injury-plagued career -- has had a late renaissance.

More from the Post report:

Hill is about to choose the Knicks, who could be one of the heavies in the Eastern Conference. Hill would be slotted in as the starting shooting guard, supplanting Landry Fields and giving the club more leadership, shooting, defense and the depth that the team lost in the Carmelo Anthony trade.

Hill would be reunited with head coach Mike D'Antoni, who coaching the Suns when Hill arrived in Phoenix. New York and D'Antoni clearly have a thing for HIll. The Knicks have tried to sign Hill before, most recently two years ago when Hill decided to stay in Phoenix.

Signing Hill would solve one Knicks problem on the wing, but it's unclear what impact that would have on the rest of their free agency hunting, including re-signing Shawne Williams.

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