"I was in the lineup Saturday, and that day I had a hard time just lifting my arm," Hill said. "At that point, obviously I had to say something."
Hill had an MRI exam that day, and the results showed inflammation, but no structural damage.
"Obviously I would have loved to play the last couple of games," Hill said. "It was strictly the doctor's recommendation after we got a picture of it. I tried to convince Gibby yesterday, but it just didn't work. It's good to be back in there."
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