34 Facts About Roy Hibbert


Roy Denzil Hibbert was born on December 11,1986 and is a Jamaican-American former professional basketball player.


Roy Hibbert is a two-time NBA All-Star, and earned NBA All-Defensive Second Team honors in 2014 with the Indiana Pacers.


Roy Hibbert played college basketball for the Georgetown Hoyas and was named a consensus second-team All-American as a senior in 2008.


Roy Hibbert was drafted 17th overall in the 2008 NBA draft by the Toronto Raptors and was traded to the Indiana Pacers on draft night.


Roy Hibbert has represented the Jamaica national team in international competition, being eligible because of his dual US and Jamaican citizenship.


Roy Hibbert's father is originally from Jamaica and his mother from Trinidad.


Roy Hibbert was named to the All-Big East Second Team in 2006 along with teammate Jeff Green.


Roy Hibbert was named a pre-season All-American along with the likes of Tyler Hansbrough, whose North Carolina Tar Heels were upset by Hibbert's Hoyas in the Elite Eight of the 2007 NCAA Tournament.


Roy Hibbert had repeatedly said that he planned to play all four years and graduate from Georgetown, continuing the tradition of graduating Hoya centers such as Patrick Ewing, Alonzo Mourning and Dikembe Mutombo.


Roy Hibbert declared his eligibility for the 2007 NBA draft, but did not sign with an agent.


On May 23,2007, Roy Hibbert announced he would return to school for his senior season.


In college, Roy Hibbert was often referred to as the "Big Stiff" from reporters and fans.


Roy Hibbert was drafted 17th overall by the Toronto Raptors in the 2008 NBA draft.


Roy Hibbert was selected to the 2012 NBA All-Star Game as a reserve for the East.


In Game 1 of the first round of the 2012 NBA Playoffs against the Orlando Magic, Roy Hibbert recorded 9 blocks.


On July 13,2012, Roy Hibbert re-signed with the Pacers on a reported four-year, $58 million contract.


The 11 blocks broke the franchise record for most blocks in a single game, and Roy Hibbert became only the second player in Pacers history to record a points-rebounds-blocks triple-double.


In Game 3 of a 2013 Eastern Conference Semifinals series against the New York Knicks, Roy Hibbert recorded 24 points and 12 rebounds in a Pacers win.


In Game 6, Roy Hibbert recorded 25 points and 12 rebounds, along with 5 blocks, including a significant block on Carmelo Anthony, which led the Pacers to the 2013 Eastern Conference Finals.


Roy Hibbert averaged 15.8 points and 3.8 blocks in this series.


Roy Hibbert apologized for his comments in a statement released by the Pacers: "I am apologizing for insensitive remarks made during the post-game press conference after our victory over Miami Saturday night", he said.


Roy Hibbert was selected as an All-Star reserve for the East in 2014.


Roy Hibbert was the second All-Star to ever go scoreless in consecutive games in the playoffs, the first being Jim King in 1968.


Roy Hibbert would have scoreless games in Game 1 of the semifinals and in Game 4 of the conference finals.


Roy Hibbert's season ended in the Eastern Conference Finals as the Pacers were eliminated by the Miami Heat in 6 games.


On July 9,2015, Roy Hibbert was traded to the Los Angeles Lakers in exchange for a second-round pick in the 2019 NBA Draft.


Roy Hibbert appeared in 81 of 82 games, all of which he started.


On July 7,2016, Roy Hibbert signed with the Charlotte Hornets.


Roy Hibbert came into the Hornets' game against the Portland Trail Blazers on January 18,2017 averaging 5.2 points per game.


On February 2,2017, Roy Hibbert was traded, along with Spencer Hawes, to the Milwaukee Bucks in exchange for former Pacers teammate Miles Plumlee.


Roy Hibbert has dual US and Jamaican citizenship due to his father.


Roy Hibbert was named captain of the team in 2010 and represented them in the 2010 Centrobasket.


Roy Hibbert appeared as a guest star playing himself on three episodes of the comedy series Parks and Recreation.


Roy Hibbert appeared in an episode of The Eric Andre Show.