Originally Posted by imdaman99
you don't need athleticism to be a great defender. you guys have probably never stepped on the court to make such a dumb statement. charles oakley was not very athletic but a great defender. the only thing that you need to be a good defender is the desire and drive to want to be a good defender.
You don't need great athleticism to be a great defender, but you do need very quick feet. You can't defend, if you can't move........I don't care how much desire you have.