Found May 12, 2013 on Larry Brown Sports:
Roy Hibbert nearly took NBA postgame fashion to the next level on Saturday, but he was talked out of making his bold statement. Hibbert said after the Indiana Pacers’ 82-71 win over the New York Knicks in Game 3 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series that he envisioned having a good game and speaking before the media at the podium. He says he brought a monocle with him to make a fashion statement, but he was talked out of it by a teammate and the team’s PR director. “I asked my teammate Paul (George) if I should do this. This is my first time at the podium basically all year. I know a lot of people always wear crazy get-ups and stuff like that, so I said to myself before the game, ‘I’m going to have a great game tonight.’ “I was advised by Paul George and David Benner not to set a trend by wearing a monocole, so I’m not putting on the monocle,” Hibbert said. Hibbert was dominant during the game and recorded 24 points and 12 rebounds. But he did say he was disappointed with ...
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