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Old 08-08-2007, 12:07 PM   #15
Loki
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Default Re: Lamar Odom vs Toni Kukoc

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Originally Posted by OneWay
And Loki, I never said Kukoc was a good defender but the way you talk you make it sound like Odom is actually a good defender.

I know you didn't say that Kukoc was a good defender, but I disagree: I think Odom is a good defender, especially team-wise. His interior rotations on penetration are excellent, for instance, and he has great lateral movement out on the perimeter. He's a versatile defender who can cover the 2-5 spots. Kukoc couldn't adequately guard any position -- he'd get beat off the dribble by 2/3's and posted up at will by 4/5's. There's no contest between them defensively imo. I thought this was common knowledge.
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