The Pacers and Best Defensive Teams in NBA History
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The box scores and highlight reels may not always say it, but the truth is that 50 percent of basketball success comes from the defensive end. A team that scores a lot of points is only as successful as a team that stops their opponent from scoring a lot of points. And this year's Indiana Pacers currently sitting atop the league standings could go down in history as one of the greatest defensive teams ever. Here's a look back at the most successful defensive sides in recent years.

--Gallery by Karan Madhok