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Old 10-23-2012, 03:35 PM   #11
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Default Re: Should Dwight Howard have won 2011-12 Defensive Player of Year?

Originally Posted by fpliii
probably, but I have less of a problem with Chandler winning than an Ibaka (or some other shotblocker)

DPOY should be reserved for defensive anchors and the occasional shutdown perimeter defender

This. If Dwight doesn't get hurt, he probably wins it again. However there's not much issue with Chandler winning it. There would have been if Ibaka had won it though, for although he is a outstanding shot blocker, he's an average to below average man defender.

Someone remind me, is DPOY voted by the media or coaches?
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