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Roy Hibbert gives the Lakers' defense his signature verticality

Roy Hibbert goes straight up, shot goes straight out.

Roy Hibbert was brought in to anchor the Los Angeles Lakers' defense, using his defensive IQ and mastery of "verticality." Here it is in action:

It's huge to have someone like Hibbert sitting back in the paint who can clean up drives like this. These things won't show up in a box score, but clearly he's altering shots around the rim.

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