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Old 05-27-2014, 12:28 PM   #19 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Snooch View Post
He isnt sub par defensively, he is right there with the likes of Bosh, Griffin, Aldridge.

His entire team sucks defensively as a whole, put him beside even adaquate defenders and that 104 defensive rating drops at least a couple points, putting him around the tops for power forwards.
Yeah, watching him he's a little below average defensively. But I agree that statistically there seems to be the suggestion that perhaps the team around him is killing him.

I honestly don't care whether you want to classify him as sub-par, average, or elite defensively. His offense and rebounding is enough that his defense is a secondary concern so long as it isn't Bargnani level.
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