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19. Roy Hibbert

19. Roy Hibbert

Roy Hibbert was drafted by the Toronto Raptors in 2008 but was shipped off in a six-player trade to the Indiana Pacers, where he would play for his first seven seasons in the NBA.  Playing at Center, Hibbert was a fantastic defensive presence in the paint, and he would have three straight years (2011-12 to 2013-14), where he was in the top five in Blocks per Game.  In the last of those years, Hibbert was named a Second Team All-Defensive Selection.

An All-Star twice (2012 & 2014), Hibbert averaged over 10 Points per Game in six straight years.  He was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in 2015, and overall, as a Pacer, Hibbert averaged 11.1 Points, 6.8 Rebounds, and 1.9 Blocks per Game with a PER of 16.2.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Center
  • Acquired: Traded from the Toronto Raptors with Maceo Baston, T.J. Ford and Rasho Nesterovic for Nathan Jawai and Jermaine O’Neal 7/9/08.
  • Departed: Traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for a 2019 2nd Round Pick (which would be Eric Paschall) 7/9/15.
  • Games Played: 533
  • Per Game Averages: 25.9 MP
    .465 eFG%
    .615 FT%
    11.1 PTS
    6.8 RB
    1.4 AST
    0.4 STL
    1.9 BLK
  • Advanced Stats: 16.2 PER
    .511 TS%
    8.6 VORP
    31.9 WS
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Second Team All-Defensive (2014)
    All-Star (2012 & 2014)

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