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Hibbert (elbow) is questionable for Thursday's game against the Bucks, Candace Buckner of the Indy Star reports.
Hibbert was held out of Wednesday's practice, but coach Frank Vogel noted he expects the center to play Thursday night. However, he's battling an infection in his elbow, so at this point it remains unclear whether he'll be able to take the court. If Hibbert is held out, Ian Mahinmi will likely get the start.
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Hibbert (elbow) was held out of practice Wednesday but expects to play Thursday against Milwaukee.
Hibbert was held out with a minor elbow issue, but he doesn't expect it to hamper him going forward. That said, his status is something to monitor in advance of Thursday's matchup.
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Hibbert (illness) was held to 15 minutes Tuesday, and finished the game with just two points on one shot, four rebounds and a block.
Hibbert has now made just three combined shots in his past three games. He's only scored in double figures once since Feb. 9, and has three double-digit rebound games in that span.
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Hibbert (illness) went through shootaround Tuesday and will play against the Magic.
Hibbert was considered questionable entering Tuesday due to a sinus infection, but coach Frank Vogel told the media that both Hibbert and Donald Sloan (illness) are "good to go." Vogel has made an effort to limit Hibbert's minutes down the stretch, and he's played fewer than 30 minutes in six of the last eight games. Hibbert is coming off of a disappointing performance in Saturday's win over the Knicks, when he finished with only three points (0-6 FG) and 11 rebounds in 35 minutes.
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Hibbert is considered questionable for Tuesday's game against the Magic due to a sinus infection.
Hibbert has managed just nine points over his past two games, so he's not exactly brimming with confidence offensively at the moment. Now with an illness hampering him as well, Hibbert's outlook for Tuesday night's isn't exactly the brightest. Expect his status to be updated next some time in advance of Indiana's game versus Orlando.
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Hibbert was limited to three points (0-6 FG, 3-4 FT) but grabbed 11 rebounds and blocked two shots in 35 minutes Saturday.
Hibbert played 20 minutes the night before against the Bulls after receiving a rest day. Coach Frank Vogel has already stated he wants to limit Hibbert's playing time, so it's a tad odd to see him playing so many minutes against the Knicks. The Pacers have two days off before their next game.
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Hibbert (rest) returned to the starting lineup Friday, scoring six points (2-7 FG, 2-2 FT) while adding three rebounds, one steal, and one block in 20 minutes against the Bulls.
Hibbert's recent struggles continued Friday. His backup, Ian Mahinmi, outplayed him, and saw seven minutes more than Hibbert. Hibbert is in no danger of losing his starting job, but he could see his workload lessened if his production remains poor.
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Hibbert (rest) will start Friday against the Bulls, Pacers announcer Scott Agness reports.
The Pacers gave Hibbert the night off on Wednesday, but he should be deployed as usual Friday, although it will be a tricky matchup against Joakim Noah.
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Hibbert (rest) will not play Wednesday against the Knicks.
Coach Frank Vogel said he'll give Hibbert the night off in an effort to better manage the big man's minutes. Ian Mahinmi will get the start in Hibbert's place, while Lavoy Allen will serve as the primary backup. Expect to see Hibbert back in the starting five Friday against Chicago.
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Hibbert posted a double-double with 14 points, 15 rebounds, two steals, and five blocks in 31 minutes of action Sunday against the Sixers.
Hibbert has fallen off the radar after the All-Star break, averaging just 8.8 points, 8.0 rebounds, and 1.6 blocks since. Sunday's game could help revitalize the veteran big man, though he isn't a must-own player in 8-man leagues at this point.