The 26-year-old has helped his team to a perfect 5-0 start to the year, with the Pacers defeating rivals the Chicago Bulls on Wednesday night.
"People act like I can't have individual goals. I didn't talk about it in the past. Well now I am. I want DPoY. That's gonna help my team win," he wrote on his official Twitter account.
In addition, Hibbert believes that teammate Paul George will be a candidate for the MVP trophy this year.