Larry Bird: Roy Hibbert Won’t Be Traded

Larry Bird denied a published report that the Pacers’ young center was being discussed in trade talks. The Indy Star has the quotes: “Pacers president Larry Bird said [Tuesday] that the franchise will not trade center Roy Hibbert to Minnesota, as was reportedly discussed. According to a Yahoo! Sports report, the Pacers had conversations about trading Hibbert and their 15th pick in Thursday’s draft to Minnesota for the Timberwolves’ No. 2 pick. ‘We’re not doing that … Roy is one of our core guys,’ Bird said [Tuesday] at Conseco Fieldhouse.”