Found July 03, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
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Roy Hibbert averaged 12.8 points per game last season. He was an All Star Center in the Eastern Conference. Hibbert also finished the regular season averaging 8.8 rebounds and 2.0 blocks per night. He then elevated those numbers during the playoffs, posting 11.2 and 3.1 respectively. Roy should be paid much more than Omer Asik, but should he be paid as much LeBron? One one hand, he's an extremely rare talent at the center position in today's NBA. On the other, he didn't even average a double-double during the regular season last year. The Trail Blazers have opened Free Agency by making Roy Hibbert a priority. Portland offered Roy a 4-year contract worth $58 million. He can't officially sign that offer sheet until July 11th. Hibbert is a Restricted Free Agent, which means his Indiana Pacers will have an opportunity to match. Three days to match, to be specific. But should they? Below are five reasons why I think they should, and five reasons why I think they shouldn&...
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