Originally written October 02, 2013 on Hip Hoop Junkies:
by Romy AquinoTyler Hansbrough is one of those guys you want on your side.  He's pesky, aggressive, he hustles to get that rebound and SOMETIMES he gets in your face.After Masai Ujiri traded away #1 draft pick Andrea Bargnani to the New York Knicks, it left a hole at the power forward position.  Amir Johnson now moves to the starting four spot with Hansbrough as the backup. Ujiri signed Hansbrough as an unrestricted free agent, and inked the former Tar Heel to a two-year deal  during the offseason.  His career numbers: 8.9 ppg, 4.7 rpg and 76% free throw shooter throughout his four seasons with the Pacers.  The 27-year old is ultimately known for his hard work and hustle that will thrive in Coach Casey's 'Pound the Rock' defensive system.Now, Hansbrough brings another level of intensity and toughness to this team.  He's a four-year college guy that's known to be a gym rat  and has the accolades to show for it.  He's a former NCAA champ with a stack of col...

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