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Old 10-01-2017, 04:24 AM   #31
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

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Yall peep Footwork disappear from the thread?

Nope. Still here, love.
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Old 10-01-2017, 04:25 AM   #32
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What killer instinct are you talking about? Lebron didn't even guard KD in the 2012 Finals. Battier guarded him most of the time. Meanwhile Lebron was on Kendrick Perkins. Let that sink in



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Old 10-01-2017, 09:57 AM   #33
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What killer instinct are you talking about? Lebron didn't even guard KD in the 2012 Finals. Battier guarded him most of the time. Meanwhile Lebron was on Kendrick Perkins. Let that sink in



No surprise that the retarded dude who has never watched basketball agrees with this post.
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Old 10-01-2017, 10:07 AM   #34
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Great gif.
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Old 10-01-2017, 10:49 AM   #35
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

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Yall peep Footwork disappear from the thread?
he did after i basically called him out for being a liar

dude legit said marcus morris was gonna be 1st option...lmao
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Old 10-01-2017, 12:30 PM   #36
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

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Was Westbrook the primary defender on Harden? Be truthful.

was LeBron? Did KD guard LeBron too?
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Old 10-01-2017, 01:24 PM   #37
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

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What killer instinct are you talking about? Lebron didn't even guard KD in the 2012 Finals. Battier guarded him most of the time. Meanwhile Lebron was on Kendrick Perkins. Let that sink in

Pretty sure LeBron was on Harden most of the time.
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Old 10-01-2017, 01:27 PM   #38
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

I think Kobe ushered in that mentality.

Phil publically calling him out on it didnt seem to inspire guys like KD to try more.
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Old 10-01-2017, 01:40 PM   #39
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

about the same time as when it became acceptable to collude
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Old 10-01-2017, 01:50 PM   #40
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

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Depends on your definition of "trying" and who your top 5 is.

I agree that KD and Kawhi are tier 1 on defense.

However, I think Russell Westbrook is a tier beneath.

With LeBron on the bottom.

With that Said, LeBron and Westbrook both try. They just gamble a LOT.

Westbrook is a tier below elite defenders?? He was amongst the worst defenders at this position last season. More like on the opposite end of the spectrum in comparison.
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Old 10-01-2017, 02:10 PM   #41
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Harden just averaged 33 PPG against Westbrook in the 1st round last year


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Old 10-01-2017, 03:12 PM   #42
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Default Re: When did it become okay for Superstars to not try on defense?

You know youre a shit defender when your stans have to bring up Kobe Bryant? To try to defend you in a thread about defense
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Old 10-01-2017, 04:40 PM   #43
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You know youre a shit defender when your stans have to bring up Kobe Bryant? To try to defend you in a thread about defense
He's retired lol, it's kind of sad.
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Old 10-01-2017, 05:30 PM   #44
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He's retired lol, it's kind of sad.

Isnt everyone relevant for the question YOU asked?

Lol.

Kobe would be a front-runner for this question, as prototype volume scorer with ballhogging traits.
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Old 10-01-2017, 05:48 PM   #45
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Isnt everyone relevant for the question YOU asked?

Lol.

Kobe would be a front-runner for this question, as prototype volume scorer with ballhogging traits.
Maybe for the topic, I asked about the current top 5 in my first post so Kobe is irrelevant.
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