He's probably equally important to the Pacers defensive success as David West. Hibbert just gets the block stats...
Thats just flat out not true. He is def overrated and not a good offensive center, but hes truly an elite C in terms of defense and protecting the rim. At least when he actually plays hard. He still is 1 of the best defensive players in the game. And was the best rim protector in the game. Not only did he just get blocks, but opponents FG% at the rim vs Hibbert was just 41.4%. The only player that had a lower % was Biyombo, but he only played 14mpg.
Even though he is very much overrated and has played like complete dog shite the 2nd half of the year, hes still a great defensive player. 1 of the best in the league. And he is the key to the Pacers defensive success.
1 thing that is interesting is who was right behind Hibbert in opponent FG% at rim. Robin Lopez.
This post was edited on 4/22 at 4:29 pm