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Avery Bradley Thinks He 'Should Always Be In That Conversation' For Defensive Player Of The Year

You already know that Avery Bradley isn’t afraid of anyone. This despite regularly having to defend the league’s best perimeter players. He relishes the opportunity to go head-to-head against the speediest guards on the planet, and because of that, he isn’t at all shy about touting himself as one of the very best defenders in the NBA. 259 more words


Watt Re-Injures Back, Out for 2016 Season

Houston Texans’ top defensive lineman J.J Watt reportedly re-injured his back last Thursday against the New England Patriots.

Watt has won the Defensive Player of the Year in 2012, 2014 and 2015. 219 more words


The Star Nobody Appreciates

James Harden is hated. A lot. It never really hit me until today when the All NBA Teams were announced. I had expected Harden to be on there so at first glance I initially looked past it, but then when someone brought it to my attention I went on a mini rant. 1,733 more words


NBA Awards

Inspired by the geniuses at NBA Reddit, we decided to fill out our own NBA Awards ballots. Below are the Power Couple’s choices, along with some dynamite explanation: 1,416 more words

The Fresh Prinz

Kawhi Leonard is a Defensive God

For the second year in a row, Kawhi Leonard received the Defensive Player of the Year honor in the NBA. Just watching Lance Stephenson throw his arms up in total frustration after Kawhi denies any pass to him in game 1 of the Spurs-Grizzlies playoff series gives some indication of how dominant Kawhi is as an off-ball defender. 705 more words


Pay Tribute to the Klaw: Kawhi Leonard, Your 2016 Defensive Player of the Year

Monday morning, it was announced that the San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard repeated as Defensive Player of the Year. It’s an entirely deserved award, and the irony is that his win this year was probably more clearly his than last year, while the voting numbers aren’t that far off. 673 more words


DPOY voting: Eric Reid, Jason Jackson explain their ballots

The NBA Defensive Player of the Year award went to Kawhi Leonard on Monday, and Heat center Hassan Whiteside was angry about finishing third in the voting. 936 more words