Darko was never known for working hard. He must be dogging it at practice and relaxing on the bench as he deposits his checks and awaits his return to Europe. I cannot imagine any other reason for not playng him at all. He just does not give a damn.
I watched last night's game with Orlando on NBA League Pass. It came with Orlando's announcers. They were high on Gallo but had some negative comments about Hill. Not so much about his abilities, but about his work ethic as evidenced in the pre-game warm-ups. I went to an exhibition game against the Celtics. In the pre-game shoot around, Hill was only shooting the breeze with Herb Williams. Otherwise he did not take a single shot. In fact, i do not think he moved at all.