Originally Posted by Wiseguy
usc's tim floyd is famous for the zone defence that his team plays. this prevents his players from showing off their defensive abilities. the talk about derozan being a good defender is a result of him preaching that he wants to be a good defender and that he will attempt to dedicate himself to it, rather than proving himself to be an elite defender. in college defense was decidely not one of his major assests. however, saying defence was a major problem is just as unfounded.
Yeah, it's true. Derozan doesn't expect everything to come for him in the NBA and he knows and will work hard for it. Even if he becomes a bust, teams will still want him because of his attitude.