I Could Watch Roy Hibbert Blocking This Little Kid's Shot All Day Long

Indiana Pacers big man Roy Hibbert visited Paramount School of Excellence in Indianapolis and relived his childhood when he wasn't yet an NBA star for a cute video. The best part is when he swats the crap out of a kid's weak layup, which has been GIFed below. (Second-best part is Hibbert using a child as a human shield … » 2/09/14 10:08am 2/09/14 10:08am

The Heat Still Have A Roy Hibbert-Sized Problem In Indiana

Last night's Heat-Pacers game marked the first time the two teams had met since last season's Eastern Conference Finals, a thrilling seven-game series that the Pacers nearly stole by driving a mack truck with the number 55 on it through the Heat's undersized front court. If the game proved anything, it's that the Heat… » 12/11/13 11:34am 12/11/13 11:34am

Roy Hibbert Wants You To Know He's Too Tall For An Airplane Bathroom

So you were wondering whether a person who's 7-foot-2 can squeeze into the bathroom on a airplane. Never mind. You likely weren't wondering that at all. But Pacers center Roy Hibbert posted proof of the answer on his Instagram anyway. And the answer is that Roy Hibbert cannot squeeze into the bathroom on an airplane.… » 8/22/13 4:30pm 8/22/13 4:30pm

Roy Hibbert Can Never Play For Team USA, And It's All Jamaica's Fault

The United States Olympic basketball team, finding itself short on centers, wanted to add Indiana Pacers big man Roy Hibbert to its roster before the 2012 summer games. There was just one problem: Hibbert belonged to the Jamaican national team. On this week's excerpt from Slate's Hang Up and Listen podcast, Josh Levin… » 6/14/13 6:06pm 6/14/13 6:06pm

Mark Cuban Is Throwing A Pile Of Flopping Money At A Study

Tired of watching NBA players flop around, Mark Cuban is going to fund a flopping study. One of his companies is providing $100,000 to a medical center in Texas, to support 18 flopping months of motion-capture research. "The research findings could conceivably contribute to video reviews of flopping and the subsequent… » 6/08/13 7:19pm 6/08/13 7:19pm

The Pacers' Paul George Has Gradually Exploded All At Once

After two games in Miami, it's no longer assured that the Heat — reigning champs, winners of 27 straight in the regular season, top seed in the Eastern Conference, proud owners of fans like these — are going to dispatch the Indiana Pacers quickly, or for that matter, at all. The series is tied at a game apiece, and… » 5/25/13 7:46pm 5/25/13 7:46pm

Roy Hibbert Says Shane Battier Kneed Him In The Dick On Purpose

Roy Hibbert has had an eventful 24 hours on Twitter. He spent last night responding directly to fans' criticisms and questions about his team's Game 1 loss to the Heat, and now he's moved on to calling out Shane Battier for being a dirty player. » 5/23/13 5:52pm 5/23/13 5:52pm

The Pacers Did Everything Wrong On LeBron's Buzzer-Beater

Look at that photo. That's not how iconic playoff game-winners are supposed to look. LeBron James adds a conference finals buzzer-beater to his resumé, as the Heat take a 1-0 series lead over Indiana, but it'll always come with a caveat: conference finals buzzer-beaters probably shouldn't come on uncontested layups. » 5/23/13 9:04am 5/23/13 9:04am

Roy Hibbert And David Lee Kindly Express Their Distaste For Each Other

David Lee tore his hip flexor in Saturday's playoff game against the Nuggets, an injury that will keep him out for the rest of postseason. Despite his rocky history with Lee, Pacers center Roy Hibbert was sad to see one of his fellow players go down with an injury, so he sent Lee a tweet expressing his condolences. And … » 4/22/13 4:15pm 4/22/13 4:15pm