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Old 07-01-2012, 04:27 AM   #38
InspiredLebowski
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Default Re: Portland Offers Roy Hibbert Max Deal

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Originally Posted by Clippersfan86
By how much? Not as much as any other star in the NBA that commands a max salary. Dude is going into his 5th season and is 25 years old. Funny thing is dude came into the league more polished than 99 percent of modern day bigmen yet he still hasn't improved at a good enough pace. What's more is physically dude has an advantage over pretty much everybody being 7'2" 280 pounds.
You're just laughably wrong. He was embarrassing as a rookie, and well into his 2nd year. He wasn't polished in any way other than being big (and out of shape, which has been corrected).

If his improvement isn't a good enough pace then I don't know what the hell you expect. Paying Roy Hibbert ~13.5 mil next year isn't the problem. The problem is max contract that make him "comparable" to guys like Durant. There should be no "max" contract. That's an entirely different discussion though.
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