The Clippers players are excited to be teammates with the seven-time All-Star but, for forward
Hill will take over Thompkin's number next season.
Thompkins tweeted at Hill on Friday, hoping to get a little sumptin sumptin in return: "@realgranthill33 It's an honor to give my number to a vet like you! But um.. I was wonderin if we could come up w some kind of exchange lol."
Hill has yet to respond.
That's not the only reaction from a colleague that Hill has recently received.
Hill will be introduced Friday as the newest member of the Clippers.
He will sign a two-year, $4-million deal after getting a veteran-minimum offer from the Suns worth $1.35 million.