Roy Hibbert
American basketball player
Roy Hibbert
Roy Denzil Hibbert is an American professional basketball player for the Indiana Pacers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He plays at the center position, and graduated from Georgetown University in 2008. He was drafted 17th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors and was immediately traded to the Pacers on draft night.
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Bucks trade Miles Plumlee for Hornets' Spencer Hawes, Roy Hibbert - ESPN
Google News - 17 days
ESPN Bucks trade Miles Plumlee for Hornets' Spencer Hawes, Roy Hibbert ESPN The 6-foot-11 Plumlee signed a four-year, $50 million deal with the Bucks during the summer but hasn't received steady playing time. He has played in just 32 games with 12 starts, averaging just 2.6 points. "We are excited to add Miles to our roster ... Milwaukee deals Miles Plumlee to Charlotte in exchange for Roy Hibbert, Spencer HawesYahoo Sports Bucks Acquire Spencer Hawes and Roy Hibbert from CharlotteNBA.com (blog) Grade the Trade: Bucks acquire Spencer Hawes, Roy Hibbert for Miles PlumleeCBSSports.com SB Nation -Bleacher Report -Charlotte Observer -At The Hive all 92 news articles »
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Hang Time: Paintball and team chemistry with Jordan Clarkson and D'Angelo Russell
ABC News - about 2 months
This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's November 14 Playing Through Pain Issue. Subscribe today! Jordan Clarkson's brow furrows. "Let's get after it," he says. "You hear me?" "Yup, it's over," D'Angelo Russell replies, his eyes narrowing. "I'm gonna light his ass up." The "it" they're getting after? Uh, that's me. It's a balmy evening at a paintball course in Bellflower, California, and the heirs of a Lakers backcourt relinquished by Kobe Bryant are armed to the teeth and feeling good. They've fine-tuned their craft over the past 12 months in regular games with teammates at Hollywood Sports Park, this world-class paintball facility 18 miles south of Staples Center. It's like a team-building exercise with high-velocity projectiles. And they're about to inflict their team-building all over me. I owe all of this to former Laker Roy Hibbert, who introduced paintball outings to the team when he signed with LA.. ...
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Lakers' Roy Hibbert goes about his business without fanfare or complaints
LATimes - about 1 year
Roy Hibbert is the forgotten starter of the Lakers. There are no retirement tributes for him in city after city. He's not young enough to be analyzed and categorized as the future. He shows up for work, blocks some shots, and goes home. Join the conversation on Facebook >> Reporters crowded around...
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Can You Spot Which Part Of This Tweet Is Of Questionable Taste?
The Huffington Post - about 1 year
Despite losing games left and right my heart hurts more for those affected in the #SanBernardino shooting. — Roy Hibbert (@Roy_Meets_World) December 2, 2015 More...
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Roy Hibbert's reunion is in Kobe Bryant's shadow as Lakers lose to Pacers
LATimes - about 1 year
On the night Kobe Bryant announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season, Lakers center Roy Hibbert was having his own special moment. But Hibbert playing against his former Indiana Pacers team Sunday night at Staples Center did nothing to stop nearly every thought and conversation...
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Roy Hibbert's reunion is in Kobe Bryant's shadow as Lakers lose to Pacers
LATimes - about 1 year
On the night Kobe Bryant announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season, Lakers center Roy Hibbert was having his own special moment. But Hibbert playing against his former Indiana Pacers team Sunday night at Staples Center did nothing to stop nearly every thought and conversation...
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Roy Hibbert's reunion is in Kobe Bryant's shadow as Lakers lose to Pacers
LATimes - about 1 year
On the night Kobe Bryant announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season, Lakers center Roy Hibbert was having his own special moment. But Hibbert playing against his former Indiana Pacers team Sunday night at Staples Center did nothing to stop nearly every thought and conversation...
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Roy Hibbert's reunion is in Kobe Bryant's shadow as Lakers lose to Pacers
LATimes - about 1 year
On the night Kobe Bryant announced that he will be retiring at the end of the season, Lakers center Roy Hibbert was having his own special moment. But Hibbert playing against his former Indiana Pacers team Sunday night at Staples Center did nothing to stop nearly every thought and conversation...
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Timeline
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    FORTIES
  • 2016
    On July 7, 2016, Hibbert signed with the Charlotte Hornets.
    More Details Hide Details In the summer of 2007, Hibbert was the starting center on the U.S. team, which was composed of college players, at the 2007 Pan-American Games. In 2008, he began to represent the Jamaican national team. He has dual U.S. and Jamaican citizenship due to his father. He was named captain of the team in 2010 and represented them in the 2010 Centrobasket.
  • 2015
    On July 9, 2015, Hibbert was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for a future second-round pick.
    More Details Hide Details He made his debut for the Lakers in the team's season opener against the Minnesota Timberwolves on October 28, recording 12 points and 10 rebounds in a 112–111 loss. Hibbert appeared in 81 of 82 games, all of which he started. However, his points per game average (5.9) was the lowest of his career. His blocks, rebounds and minutes per game were all the lowest since his rookie year.
    On June 29, 2015, Hibbert exercised his player option with the Pacers for the 2015–16 season.
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  • 2014
    By the end of the 2014 postseason, Hibbert had four scoreless postseason games, setting an NBA record for most scoreless NBA postseason games by a current All-Star.
    More Details Hide Details Hibbert's season ended in the Eastern Conference Finals as the Pacers were eliminated by the Miami Heat in 6 games.
    During the 2014 NBA playoffs, Hibbert went scoreless in games 5 and 6 of the Pacers' first round match against the eighth seed, Atlanta Hawks.
    More Details Hide Details Hibbert was the second All-Star to ever go scoreless in consecutive games in the playoffs, the first being Jim King in 1968. Hibbert would also have scoreless games in Game 1 of the semifinals (against the Washington Wizards) and in Game 4 of the conference finals (against the Miami Heat).
    Hibbert was selected as an All-Star reserve for the East in 2014.
    More Details Hide Details He played 12 minutes and tallied 8 points on 4-5 shooting. At the end of the season, Hibbert finished second in the Defensive Player of the Year voting with 166 out of the 1125, losing to Joakim Noah, who had 555 of the points. Hibbert averaged 2.2 blocks per game.
  • 2013
    During the post-game press conference after Game 6 of the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals against the Miami Heat, Hibbert used the term "no homo" and later was fined $75,000 by the NBA for the remark.
    More Details Hide Details Hibbert apologized for his comments in a statement released by the Pacers: "I am apologizing for insensitive remarks made during the post-game press conference after our victory over Miami Saturday night", he said. "They were disrespectful and offensive and not a reflection of my personal views. I used a slang term that is not appropriate in any setting, private or public, and the language I used definitely has no place in a public forum, especially over live television. I apologize to those who I have offended, to our fans and to the Pacers' organization."
    In Game 6, Hibbert recorded 25 points and 12 rebounds, along with 5 blocks, including a significant block on Carmelo Anthony, which led the Pacers to the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals.
    More Details Hide Details Hibbert averaged 15.8 points and 3.8 blocks in this series.
    In Game 3 of a 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the New York Knicks, Hibbert recorded 24 points and 12 rebounds in a Pacers win.
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  • 2012
    On November 21, 2012, Hibbert set a career high by recording 11 blocks as part of a 10 point/11 rebound/11 block triple-double in a victory against the New Orleans Hornets.
    More Details Hide Details The 11 blocks also broke the franchise record for most blocks in a single game, and Hibbert became only the second player in Pacers history (alongside Jermaine O'Neal) to record a points-rebounds-blocks triple-double.
    On July 13, 2012, Hibbert re-signed with the Pacers on a reported four-year, $58 million contract.
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    In Game 1 of the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic, Hibbert recorded 9 blocks.
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    In 2012, he was selected to the 2012 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve for the East.
    More Details Hide Details He played 10 minutes and scored 3 points, going 1-3 from the field.
  • THIRTIES
  • 2008
    On July 9, 2008, his rights were traded to the Indiana Pacers.
    More Details Hide Details On July 15, he signed his first professional contract with the Pacers.
    Hibbert was drafted 17th overall by the Toronto Raptors in the 2008 NBA draft.
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    Following the Hoyas' upset loss to Davidson in the second round of the 2008 NCAA Tournament, Hibbert's collegiate career came to a close.
    More Details Hide Details In college, Hibbert was often referred to as the "Big Stiff" from reporters and fans.
  • 2007
    On May 23, 2007, Hibbert announced he would return to school for his senior season.
    More Details Hide Details Hibbert said of Georgetown, "My heart was here.... I feel like I have unfinished business here."
    Hibbert declared his eligibility for the 2007 NBA draft, but did not sign with an agent.
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    Hibbert had repeatedly said that he planned to play all four years and graduate from Georgetown, continuing the tradition of graduating Hoya centers such as Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning and Dikembe Mutombo. However, his performance in helping to lead the Hoyas to the 2007 Final Four catapulted him into lottery pick status.
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    He was also named a pre-season All-American along with the likes of Tyler Hansbrough, whose North Carolina Tar Heels were upset by Hibbert's Hoyas in the Elite Eight of the 2007 NCAA Tournament.
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    Before the 2007–08 season he was named Big East's preseason player of the year.
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    The two led the Hoyas to victory in the 2007 Big East Conference Championship for the first time since 1989 against the Pittsburgh Panthers; Hibbert contributed a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds.
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    In 2007, he and Green were unanimous selections to the All-Big East First Team, with Green earning Big East Player of the Year honors.
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  • 2006
    Hibbert was named to the All-Big East Second Team in 2006 along with teammate Jeff Green.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1986
    Born on December 11, 1986.
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