Originally written on HoopStuff  |  Last updated 1/9/13
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I wanted to note that I always try to avoid writing in the first person, as to avoid bias, but when it comes to the Pacers, I feel nothing but bias. I have grown up a Bulls fan and am just old enough to remember despising Reggie Miller and everything the Pacers were. I hated that they made the second round of the playoffs last year, as the Bulls faltered without Derrick Rose and I mock them openly to the people around me. I bashed the max signing of Roy Hibbert and I laughed at his horrendous numbers to start the year. But after watching a two minute interview of Hibbert after a career night of, 20 points, 15 rebounds and 5 blocks against the Bucks last week, I came away impressed. He took complete responsibility for his poor numbers this year, was open about his weaknesses and seemed completely devoted to his team, devoted to improving on offense and devoted to his defense. He was well spoken, funny, but most importantly honest and to my surprise, I found myself respecting him. Los...
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