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Silver Screen and Roll Aug 11, 2016

D’Angelo Russell is boxing with Roy Hibbert as part of his offseason training

Cue the “Rocky” training montage... Last season, Byron Scott had just one question for his team at halftime of their eventual loss to the Boston Celtics: “How many of you guys have been in a real fist fight?” Well, if D’Angelo Russell hadn’t been able answer “yes” before, it looks like he can now (h/t Grant Goldberg of Lakers Outsiders): D'Angelo Russell (@Dloading) & Roy Hibbert (@Roy_Meets_World) getting in some training at a Boxing gym! pic.twitter.com/6nemCK5ZFG— NBA On Def Pen (@NBAOnDefPen) August 12, 2016 For all the criticism Roy Hibbert took last year, he was...
Rufus on Fire Jul 28, 2016

Hive Talk Live: Hornets offer Roy Hibbert a chance to prove the NBA hasn’t passed him by

Back in the Eastern Conference can he reclaim his former glory and dominate the paint? With the offseason signing of 7 foot center Roy Hibbert, Hornets fans finally have the dedicated shot blocker they pined for all last season. He came cheap, one year, 5 million dollars. He signed cheap because he's coming to Charlotte via the Los Angeles Lakers where he spent one of the least productive seasons of his career. His defense has been rendered ineffective by rule modifications and a changing lineup landscape. His offense has mysteriously disappeared. Can the Hornets pull another rabbit out of...