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Locked on Hornets: Is Roy Hibbert the missing piece Steve Clifford has been looking for?

If he reclaims his reputation as a game changing post defender it changes the style of defense the Hornets played last season.

NBA: Preseason-Charlotte Hornets at Dallas Mavericks Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

We discuss why we think Hornets coach Steve Clifford is considering starting Roy Hibbert over Cody Zeller. We also examine the defensive trend of switching ball screens and how it could affect the Hornets strategy moving forward with the help of Locked on NBA host David Locke and ESPN's Kevin Pelton


  • Is it possible to defend the post and defend the three point line well? We examine how the Hornets did last season.
  • The Warriors look dominant again and Kevin Durant looks like he’s going to fit right in
  • Frank Kaminsky asking important questions on Twitter

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