Originally written on Fox Sports Ohio  |  Last updated 7/2/12
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Roy Hibbert isnt Wilt Chamberlain but Hibbert does stand 7-foot-2. He did average 12.8 points and 8.8 rebounds per game with the Pacers this past season. He did block and alter shots, and he did make opponents think twice before driving to the basket. Hibbert and the Pacers probably challenged the championship-winning Heat more than anyone else who faced the Heat in the playoffs. Hibbert was a big reason why, as the Heat really had no one to match his overall presence in the pivot. Hibbert, 25, was also an All-Star. So its safe to say the Pacers cant afford to lose him for nothing. But that could be the case, as the Trail Blazers reportedly will offer Hibbert a four-year contract worth 58 million. Hibbert cant officially sign the offer until July 11, when the moratorium ends. Because hes a restricted free agent, the Pacers will have three days to match. All of this is interesting for a number of reasons. First, it really shows us what a center -- a real center -- is worth these...
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