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Old 01-01-2009, 04:16 AM   #12
stephanieg
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Default Re: Why talk about individual defense?

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Originally Posted by beasted86
Kevin Garnett? Ben Wallace?

The idea that a single player can make a team so good on D that the rest of the league looks stupid doesn't sit well with me. There have been many teams with historically all time great defensive big men who were average or above average defensively.

Cleveland was a good but not dominant defensive team last year with Wallace. Neither were the Timberwolves with KG. When Big Ben was on the Pistons he had elite individual defenders at pretty much every other position except the two.
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