Originally written on Crossover Chronicles  |  Last updated 10/25/14
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It has always paid to be tall. Take it from me, a guy who isn't. In today's NBA though, where players like Patrick Ewing, Hakeem Olajuwon, and even a step down to the Brad Daugherty's of the world are long since retired, it really pays to be tall. Especially if you can couple even a little bit of skill with said height.  Indiana Pacers big man Roy Hibbert has always been tall. Seven feet and two inches tall to be specific. In addition to that though, he's also demonstrated both the willingness and ability to work at his game and develop a skill set similar to what we once considered an NBA Center to possess. Ever since he was a big man at Georgetown, Hibbert has taken strides each year to improve his game, and he has continued that development process through his first few seasons in the NBA too. Hibbert hasn't taken any one single leap that would jump off the page as far his improved productivity in the NBA is concerned, but his upward trending has been steady...
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