The NBA has now become a league driven by point guards. The days of centers dominating the league as well as the flow of the game are just about finished.
The list of elite NBA centers was quite slim with only Andrew Bynum and Dwight Howard. By the end of the 2012-13 season, Roy Hibbert will be added to that list.
After a couple years of adjusting to the NBA, Hibbert is finally scratching the surface of his potential. The first-round Georgetown product burst the scene this year with his first All-Star appearance, plus a playoff berth from the Indiana Pacers.
Hibbert showed some bright flashes during the regular and postseason of 2011-12. Plenty more lie in his path as a Pacer. Here are three reasons why Hibbert will become the NBA's next great big man.