Pressure? Yes, Roy Hibbert feels some.
Players who get maximum contract extensions typically do.
But with or without the wealthy deal he signed during the offseason, the fifth-year pro still would push himself to perform at an All-Star level.
He knows no other way to approach his job.
“I’ve always wanted more responsibility since I came into the league. I always feel pressure,” said Hibbert, a player egarded by the Indiana Pacers as the cornerstone for their championship ambitions.