Saturday, April 17, 2021

How Storied NBA Defenders Would Guard Luka Doncic


ESPN – "The lockdown defender's blueprint for stopping Dallas Mavericks' Luka Doncic"

"ESPN asked a trio of the best on-ball defenders from the past couple of decades -- Tony Allen, Bruce Bowen and Metta Sandiford-Artest, who combined to earn 18 All-Defensive team selections and five championship rings -- what their approach would have been to defend Doncic.

"When I watch Luka, I always think, 'How would I have stopped him?' says Sandiford-Artest, who was known by his birth name Ron Artest when he won the 2003-04 Defensive Player of the Year award. "It's getting more difficult to see.""

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