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User Info: Ray_AP_37

Ray_AP_37
4 years ago#1
Who's the better all-time defender? Kevin Garnett or Tim Duncan? - Results (147 votes)
Tim Duncan, but not by much
19.73% (29 votes)
29
Tim Duncan, by a moderate amount
19.73% (29 votes)
29
Tim Duncan, by a mile
8.84% (13 votes)
13
Kevin Garnett, but not by much
29.25% (43 votes)
43
Kevin Garnett, by a moderate amount
17.69% (26 votes)
26
Kevin Garnett, by a mile
4.76% (7 votes)
7
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JP_Rockz
4 years ago#2
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User Info: Scyreus

Scyreus
4 years ago#3
Tim Duncan by a moderate amount

http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/d/duncati01/on-off/
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/g/garneke01/on-off/

Career on/off numbers

Tim Duncan
Team DRtg on the court: 99.0
Team DRtg off the court 103.9
Career difference: -4.9

Kevin Garnett
Team DRtg on the court: 102
Team DRtg off the court: 105.6
Career difference: -3.6

BTW Big Ben is better than both at -5.9

Dwight Lolward is -1.1 proving he's one of the most overrated defenders ever.

User Info: _Floater_

_Floater_
4 years ago#4
Scyreus posted...
Tim Duncan by a moderate amount

http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/d/duncati01/on-off/
http://www.basketball-reference.com/players/g/garneke01/on-off/

Career on/off numbers

Tim Duncan
Team DRtg on the court: 99.0
Team DRtg off the court 103.9
Career difference: -4.9

Kevin Garnett
Team DRtg on the court: 102
Team DRtg off the court: 105.6
Career difference: -3.6

BTW Big Ben is better than both at -5.9

Dwight Lolward is -1.1 proving he's one of the most overrated defenders ever.


This is one of the worst posts I've ever seen

User Info: Ray_AP_37

Ray_AP_37
4 years ago#5
Dwight Howard has been pretty much a one-man defense his entire career, and Garnett was such for almost his entire Timberwolves career. That's not very fair in my opinion.
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DJRoomba
4 years ago#6
That guy essentially compared T-wolves and the Spurs of the early 2000's
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User Info: Scyreus

Scyreus
4 years ago#7
It's easier to put up big +/- numbers on a poor team than a good one

If anything Duncan's numbers are more impressive by the fact that he's had great supporting casts and coaching because their defense still improves by a LOT when he's on the court.

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DJRoomba
4 years ago#8
From: Scyreus | #007
It's easier to put up big +/- numbers on a poor team than a good one

If anything Duncan's numbers are more impressive by the fact that he's had great supporting casts and coaching because their defense still improves by a LOT when he's on the court.



Not if you have to carry your team on both ends for big minutes every game the entire season.
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User Info: Ray_AP_37

Ray_AP_37
4 years ago#9
Scyreus posted...
It's easier to put up big +/- numbers on a poor team than a good one

If anything Duncan's numbers are more impressive by the fact that he's had great supporting casts and coaching because their defense still improves by a LOT when he's on the court.


In 2003, the Spurs' defensive efficiency was 99.7. In 2004, it was 94.1. But yet, Duncan's +/- in those years are 5.1 and 5.4 respectively.

Didn't you imply that his +/- should be much higher when his team was significantly worse defensively?
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_Floater_
4 years ago#10
Scyreus posted...
It's easier to put up big +/- numbers on a poor team than a good one

If anything Duncan's numbers are more impressive by the fact that he's had great supporting casts and coaching because their defense still improves by a LOT when he's on the court.


+/- numbers are useless. Did you watch Duncan and Garnett play in their primes extensively?
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