ALL-DEFENSE TEAMMATES

First Team

Center ... Dwight Howard, Magic ... +2.5 * 75% = +1.9

Forward ... Kevin Garnett, Celtics ... +3.5 * 57% = +2.0

Forward ... Luol Deng, Bulls ... +2.8 * 81% = +2.3

Guard ... Ronnie Brewer, Bulls ... +3.1 * 46% = +1.4

Guard ... Kyle Lowry, Rockets ... +2.1 * 66% = +1.4

Second Team

Center ... Tim Duncan, Spurs ... +2.5 * 56% = +1.4

Forward ... LeBron James, Heat ... +2.4 * 78% = +1.9

Forward ... Paul Pierce, Celtics ... +2.6 * 72% = +1.9

Guard ... Manu Ginobili, Spurs ... +1.8 * 64% = +1.2

Guard ... Chris Paul, Hornets ... +1.6 * 73% = +1.2

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The All-Defense Teammates

Mar 27 2011 6:16AM

By Darryl Howerton #21

Well, I really couldn't write a post about The All-Offense Teammates without giving The All-Defense Teammates equal air time, now could I?

So here ya go: The NBA All-Defense teams, led by the 10 best position players whose defenses ran most efficiently in 2010-11, based on Regularized Adjusted Plus-Minus (supplied by Stats-For-The-NBA) multiplied by playing-time percentage.


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