Hibbert is targeting DPOY honors and isn’t apologizing for it

Standing at 7-foot-2 and weighing in at 278 lbs., Pacers' Roy Hibbert is one of the more intimidating centers in the NBA. 

This season, through five game he is averaging 9 rebounds and a whopping 5.2 blocks per game. 5.2 blocks people! If he keeps this up, he might be the 2013-14 NBA Defensive Player of the Year and that is exactly what big Roy has his eyes set on.

Hibbert recently tweeted that he is shooting for the NBA's best defender.

A bold statement indeed but it might be hard to not give him the early-season nod. 

Hibbert is at least talking the talk and is not apologizing for his statement. However, it is just five games into the new season and he still has a long way to go to solidifying himself at the DPOY.