Roy Hibbert is an awkward fit in today’s pace-and-space NBA. He doesn’t shoot well near the basket or from distance, he isn’t a particularly gifted passer, and he can’t sprint up and down the court repeatedly. When the Pacers expected to play the Heat in the Eastern Conference Finals every year, Hibbert’s severe shortcomings on offense were worth putting up with because he was their best chance of beating LeBron James. But the league has changed, and the Pacers are being left behind. Increasingly, it doesn’t seem like Roy Hibbert is part of their future.
Roy Hibbert And The Indiana Pacers Are Headed For A Messy Divorce
Deadspin.com | Apr 20