All hoops, no joy: NBA players describe a lonely and taxing regular season
During his season in Atlanta, Hill also lived alone, and though his family is stateside, he only had a few opportunities to visit with his young daughter and newborn son. Even after leaving the bubble, in anticipation of his son’s birth, Hill said he couldn’t visit close family members such as his father because of covid-19 restrictions. Echoing other players across the league, Hill expressed gratitude for all of the behind-the-scenes work to make the season happen. Still, he said, this season came with a heavy price.