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Old 12-03-2012, 08:58 PM   #19 (permalink)
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I think the Lakers team this year has proved how much defense is about team effort rather than individuals. After all they have Dwight (Defensive player of the year couple of times), Kobe (several NBA all defensive team selections), and Ron Artest (defensive specialist) in starting lineup and Pau aint that bad defender either. Still they let Orlando score 113 on them and lose.

And Orlando was playing hack-Dwight in fourth. Dwight shot 40% of FT's. Why not with Pau instead? Its not like there was a big Center Pau couldnt defend on Orlando. Even if you want to gun three pointers, you cant do that when opposition is fouling your center all the time.
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