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    Default Mike Wells: Pacers matching Roy's offer sheet!

    Via Mike Wells' Twitter account:

    @MikeWellsNBA: The Pacers are matching Portland's 4-year, $58 million offer to Roy Hibbert, according to a source

    (Mods feels free to delete, but I thought this deserved it's own thread)
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    Great news.

    Its a lot of money but big men are overpaid in this league.

    Hes been a great team mate, hes done a lot for the community and hes getting a little better every season.
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    Default Re: Pacers matching Roy's offer sheet!

    yes!... we better make a move or two before matching, though.

    Bid on Brand, sign OJ, trade pick for Marshon Brooks... one of those would be a good thing to do before matching

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    A no brainer decision, if true.

    It wasn't about being the team everyone loved, it was about beating the teams everyone else loved.

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    A no brainer decision, if true.
    No kidding. Of course they are going to match. They have to. There isn't even a choice. I have not understood at all why people were so concerned about it.
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    Hib-Hib HooRoy!

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    Hib-Hib PAYROY!!
    Fixed!

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    Welcome back big fella!!!

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    damit

    beat me to the bunch

    Area 55 way to make it happen

    you cant tell me all the love shown by this great group didnt help Roy feel good!
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    I literally flipped out when I heard the news. Roy is always improving and is one of the last well-rounded centers in my opinion. Great move by the Pacers.
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    Now here's to hoping he keeps working hard and improving to show us he's worth that money.

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    And we can finally calm down and worry about adding another scorer...Welcome back Roy!

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    If the Pacers match, does that mean that they have to work with the same deal that Portland gave or can they even it out a bit more (cause apparently Portland front loaded the contract)?

    But yes, Pacerland rejoice!
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    If the Pacers match, does that mean that they have to work with the same deal that Portland gave or can they even it out a bit more (cause apparently Portland front loaded the contract)?

    But yes, Pacerland rejoice!
    I hope it is front loaded.

    Because we're not doing anything better this season with whatever additional cap space were to be had by evening it out.
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    If the Pacers match, does that mean that they have to work with the same deal that Portland gave or can they even it out a bit more (cause apparently Portland front loaded the contract)?

    But yes, Pacerland rejoice!
    They have to match whatever Hibbert signs. They are free to try and negotiate their own deal in the mean time though.
    You can't get champagne from a garden hose.

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    Let hope we don't see Hibbert come out with a hope they dont match statement.
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    Let hope we don't see Hibbert come out with a hope they dont match statement.
    Who cares? The ball isn't in his court.
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    Let hope we don't see Hibbert come out with a hope they dont match statement.
    It would have happened by now... Definitely not in line with Roy's personality either...
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    Yes. It's like a store saying they ad match. He signed a deal with Portland and if Indiana matches that deal will be honored by the Pacers.
    Does Roy have the ability to change that if the Pacers are offering a fifth year?

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    Does Roy have the ability to change that if the Pacers are offering a fifth year?
    Yes, but only on the condition that he doesn't physically sign the offer sheet.

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    On another note, this should certainly put to rest the argument that Simon won't spend.

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    Does Roy have the ability to change that if the Pacers are offering a fifth year?
    I believe this can only happen if he does not sign the offer sheet for Portland, once he does that then it is set.
    Why so SERIOUS

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    Does Roy have the ability to change that if the Pacers are offering a fifth year?
    Whatever is on Portland's offer sheet is what his deal will be, whether it be with Indiana or Portland. There is no more negotiating with either team or anyone else at that point.

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