The new Spurs already defend like the championship Spurs.

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The arrival of LaMarcus Aldridge in free agency gave the Spurs a huge offensive talent boost, but questions about fit and depth on the defensive end worried experts and tempered what should have been massive expectations. Eight games into the season, those concerns are starting to fade. San Antonio ranks third in the league in defensive rating, allowing just 94 points per 100 possessions. On Wednesday, they held the Trail Blazers‘ high-powered attack below their average field goal percentage, three-point attempts per game and their offensive rebound percentage. Portland scored 101 in the Spurs’ win, but it was a hard 101. It looks like the Spurs will continue to be a defensive juggernaut despite on paper not having ideal personnel. Here’s how they’re doing it…………Read More

Source: The new Spurs already defend like the championship Spurs – SBNation.com

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