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Old 09-16-2010, 10:12 PM   #20
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Default Re: All-Defensiev teams 1955-1968

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Originally Posted by ShaqAttack3234
Blocked shots are a much more important defensive stat than steals, IMO.

I don't think that can ever be true, because a steal results in a change of possession every time, whereas a block only does in best case scenario. Possession is the most important thing i basketball.

I'll agree a shot blocker is a more valued player than a ball hawk, for a number of reasons. They stand closer to the rim, the effect more players, they change as many or more shots than they block etc.
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