Hibbert makes rare triple double (vid)
Roy Hibbert has joined an elite club of athletes who managed to set a triple-double in the points, rebounds and blocks categories.
This was his first career triple double and it came as he scored ten points, grabbed eleven rebounds and blocked eleven shots.
According to ESPN Stats & Info, less than a handful of other NBA players have achieves similar numbers: Hakeem Olajuwon, David Robinson and Dikembe Mutombo, all of whom are NBA legends, which makes his accomplishment even more significant.
Players with 10 pts, 11 rebds, 11 blks + 2 steals in game in last 25 seasons– Olajuwon, David Robinson, Dikembe Mutombo, Roy Hibbert
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 22, 2012
It’s not all just numbers though, as Hibbert helped PAcers grab their sixth win of the season, which placed them second in the Central Division.