Pacers, Lakers make Hibbert trade official

Indiana Pacers center Roy Hibbert (55) reacts after making a basket early in the first half during Game 7 of a first-round NBA basketball playoff series against the Atlanta Hawks in Indianapolis, Saturday, May 3, 2014. (AP Photo/AJ Mast)

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Roy Hibbert is officially headed out west.

The Pacers center has officially been traded to the Los Angeles Lakers for a future second round draft pick.

“I’d like to thank Roy for all his contributions during his time in Indiana,” said Pacers President of Basketball Operations Larry Bird. “He was a two-time NBA All-Star, and we appreciate everything he did for our franchise both on and off the court.”

Hibbert played seven seasons for the Pacers and was named to the NBA All-Star team in 2012 and 2014.

 

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