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Rumor: Pacers open to trading Roy Hibbert

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Did someone say "rim protector?"

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The Celtics' most glaring need is a rim protector.  The best rim protector in the game might just be available.

Pacers Open to Trading Roy Hibbert | Basketball Insiders | NBA Rumors And Basketball News

Rival executives say that Indiana is open to trading Roy Hibbert. Nothing is imminent, but the Pacers would move him for the right offer. One problem for Indiana when it comes to moving Roy Hibbert is that he can opt out after this season and become an unrestricted free agent.

Hibbert has his flaws on offense and can be pretty inconsistent on that side of the floor.  But the guy knows how to play defense.  Is he someone worth pursuing?  How much does his potential free agency worry you?  What would you give up for him?  Discuss.