NBA: Indiana 102, Golden State 94

OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Paul George led a parade of five starters scoring in double figures with 23 points Monday and Indiana used a big first period to down Golden State 102-94.

NBA: Indiana 106, Los Angeles Clippers 92

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Paul George pumped in 36 points on 12-of-17 shooting, including five 3-pointers, and the Indiana Pacers doused the Los Angeles Clippers 106-92 Saturday.

NBA: Indiana 116, Sacramento 92

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Paul George scored 31 points on 10-of-18 shooting Tuesday and the Indiana Pacers rolled over Sacramento 116-92.

NBA: Indiana 93, Washington 66

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- David West turned in one of his best performances of the season Friday while scoring 20 points and leading Indiana to a 93-66 victory over Washington.

NBA: Indiana 86, Toronto 79

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- Roy Hibbert scored 22 points Tuesday and the Indiana Pacers clamped down on defense to stifle Toronto 86-79 for an eighth win in nine games.

NBA: Indiana 82, Cleveland 78

CLEVELAND, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Paul George and Roy Hibbert combined for 31 points Sunday, helping the Indiana Pacers hold off Cleveland 82-78 for a ninth straight win over the Cavaliers.

NBA: Indiana 91, Cleveland 76

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Paul George scored 10 points in the fourth quarter Tuesday and the Indiana Pacers controlled the final period in a 91-76 win over Cleveland.

NBA: Indiana 106, Boston 79

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- Lance Stephenson notched his third triple-double of the season and Paul George pumped in 24 points Sunday, carrying the Indiana Pacers over Boston 106-79.

NBA: Indiana 99, Charlotte 94

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 13 (UPI) -- George Hill and Paul George combined to hit three free throws over the final 16 seconds Friday to wrap up Indiana's 99-94 victory over Charlotte.

NBA: Indiana 90, Miami 84

INDIANAPOLIS, Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Indiana's Roy Hibbert struck for 24 points Tuesday and the Pacers overcame Miami 90-84 in a rematch of last year's NBA Eastern Conference finals.

NBA: Indiana 95, Utah 86

SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Paul George led the way with 19 points Wednesday, helping Indiana pull away in the fourth quarter to a 95-86 victory over Utah.

NBA: Portland 106, Indiana 102

PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 3 (UPI) -- Damian Lillard netted 14 points in the fourth quarter Monday, helping Portland outlast Indiana 106-102 despite 43 points from the Pacers' Paul George.

NBA: Indiana 105, Los Angeles Clippers 100

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Paul George and David West teamed up for 51 points and Indiana posted its NBA-best 16th win of the season Sunday, 105-100 over the Los Angeles Clippers.

NBA: Indiana 93, Washington 73

INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Paul George poured in 23 points Friday and Lance Stephenson just missed another triple-double to easily send Indiana to a 93-73 dismantling of Washington.

NBA: Indiana 99, Charlotte 74

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Nov. 27 (UPI) -- C.J. Watson came off the bench to hit six of Indiana's 10 3-pointers Wednesday and the Pacers rolled to an easy 99-74 blasting of Charlotte.
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Roy Hibbert
West Virginia Mountaineers' Da'Sean Butler (1) shoots over Georgetown Hoyas' Roy Hibbert (55), during the first half at the Verizon Center in Washington on February 12, 2007. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)

Roy Denzil Hibbert (born December 11, 1986) is a Jamaican American professional basketball player who currently plays for the Indiana Pacers of the NBA. He plays the center position, and graduated from Georgetown University in 2008. He was drafted 17th overall in the 2008 NBA Draft by the Toronto Raptors and was immediately traded to the Pacers on draft night. He also holds Jamaican citizenship and therefore he has represented the Jamaican national team in international competition.

Roy Hibbert was born in Queens, New York to Roy, Sr. and Patty Hibbert. The family moved to Adelphi, Maryland when Roy was 2. Around that time, the New York Post states that his parents introduced him to basketball after they had "tried to get him to play tennis, then golf, then the piano."

Hibbert attended Georgetown Prep in North Bethesda, Maryland. The team was coached by Dwayne Bryant, who had attended Georgetown University as a varsity basketball player. Bryant introduced the still-awkward Hibbert to the GU campus. Hibbert helped make Georgetown Prep's Little Hoyas co-champions of the Interstate Athletic Conference in 2004. Since Roy is an avid Pokémon fan, his teammates would often say, "Power up, big fella," to help him play harder.

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