What Happened to Defense In The NBA?

Posted: 4th December 2009 by Dan Karell in NBA
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Never has that title been more true to me than it is right now. Maybe I have some biasùas a Knicks fanùwatching Mike D'Antoni coach offense, offense, offense, and forget that defense exists. But it's not just him. Many other coaches are following in that lead. Just a couple days ago, the Atlanta Hawks beat the Toronto Raptors 146-115. The Hawks scored 75 by halftime and passed the 100 mark with 3:40 left to go...in the THIRD QUARTER! Nine players finished in double figures scoring for the Hawks as they went on to shoot 59 percent from the field and 52 percent from beyond the arc. This can't be a fluke. Teams are coaching their players to save their energy on defense in the hopes that it will help them execute better on offense and lead to outscoring their opponent and winning the game. ...

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