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Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert probably played the best game of his life in Game 3 of the NBA Eastern Conference Semis against at the New York Knicks, scoring 24 points and grabbing 12 rebounds.
After the game, Hibbert was asked to participate in the post game press conference and was ready to set the world on fire bringing back the sexiest eye wear trend of the 19th century – the monocle.
“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,”
Damn you Paul George!
Hibbert did bring the monocle with him to the podium and TNT NBA reporter Rachel Nichols snapped this photo.
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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...
These days, NBA postgame press conference fashion has been taken to some crazy extremes and over the weekend, Indiana Pacers Roy Hibbert came close to making an epic fashion choice.
After the Pacers game three win over the New York Knicks, Hibbert planned to don one of the most rich-people accessories of all-time: a monocle. Check out the below tweet of Roy with his monocle courtesy...
Roy Hibbert’s double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds Saturday propelled Indiana over New York 82-71.
The Pacers now have a 2-1 playoff lead in their Eastern Conference semifinals series.
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After having a beautiful performance in Game 3, Roy Hibbert led the Indiana Pacers to an important win and lead the series 2-1. After his podium game, it was spread through the interwebs that Hibbert was close to wearing a monocle to his post-game presser, but decided against it after consulting with Paul George and [...]The post Pacers’ Roy Hibbert Was So Close To Wearing A Monocle...
This has been said before, but the NBA’s preoccupation with fashion has gotten out of control. Eyewear, in particular, has taken on an oddly meta presence at postgame news conferences, with everyone from LeBron James on down doing their best Clark Kent impression.
If you’re Dwyane Wade, those glasses don’t even have lenses.
So, of course, Pacers center Roy Hibbert recently...
Forget Dwayne Wade's jacket, Iman Shupert's shoes, and LeBron James's sweater. Indiana Pacers star Roy Hibbert has taken the NBA fashion war to a whole new level.
Well--to be fair he almost did.
Monocle are cool, right?
ESPN's Rachel Nichols shared this pic with her Twitter followers of what Roy was thinking of wearing to the podium after leading the...
When the Portland Trail Blazers offered Roy Hibbert a max $58.4 million, four-year deal it seemed like it was asking a lot from a one-time All Star who had a strong start to the shortened 2012 season, but struggled to the end. Hibbert was improving and had become a good player, but perhaps not someone you throw a max contract at and build a team around.
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Roy Hibbert believes he’s the best defensive center in the NBA.
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“He's the best in the...
Lately, it's been a trend for NBA players to wear something avant-garde to post-game press conferences during the playoffs (remember Russell Westbrook's crazy fish bait shirt and red glasses last year?)
Tonight after the Indiana Pacers defeated the New York Knicks, Roy Hibbert went a direction that we haven't seen before and brought a monocle up to the press conference...
Roy Hibbert had 24 points and 12 rebounds and Paul George had 14 points, eight rebounds and eight assist to lead the Pacers past New York 82-71 Saturday night in Game of the Eastern Conference semifinals.
The Pacers are up 2-1, with Game 4 of the best-of-seven series Tuesday in Indy.
Carmelo Anthony scored 21 points to lead the Knicks, who led only once in the game for a total...