Defense

Who are the best defensive players of all time?

Filters

Crafted Defensive Plus Minus

Position

Name Pos StartEndCraftedDPM
1 Ben Wallace C 1998 2011 4.6
2 Hakeem Olajuwon C 1986 2000 4.3
3 David Robinson C 1991 2002 4.1
4 Bill Russell C 1958 1968 3.9
5 Tim Duncan C 1999 2014 3.8
6 Dikembe Mutombo C 1993 2004 3.5
7 Marcus Camby C 1998 2012 3.4
8 Wilt Chamberlain C 1961 1972 3.3
9 Kevin Garnett PF 1998 2014 3.2
10 Bill Walton C 1976 1986 3.1
11 Andrei Kirilenko PF 2003 2014 3.1
12 Patrick Ewing C 1987 2000 3
13 Maurice Stokes PF 1956 1958 3
14 Alonzo Mourning C 1994 2007 2.8
15 Wes Unseld C 1970 1980 2.6
16 Vlade Divac C 1991 2004 2.6
17 Josh Smith SF 2007 2016 2.4
18 Tom Boerwinkle C 1970 1977 2.4
19 Arvydas Sabonis C 1997 2001 2.3
20 Tom Gola SG 1958 1965 2.3
21 Jason Kidd PG 1996 2011 2.2
22 Scottie Pippen SF 1989 2003 2.1
23 Joakim Noah C 2009 2018 2.1
24 Yao Ming C 2004 2009 2
25 Bobby Jones PF 1975 1985 2
26 Gerald Wallace SF 2004 2014 2
27 Nenê Hilário C 2004 2018 2
28 Shane Battier SF 2003 2013 2
29 Tyson Chandler C 2004 2018 2
30 Michael Jordan SG 1986 1998 1.9
31 Robert Parish C 1978 1991 1.9
32 Shawn Marion SF 2001 2014 1.9
33 Rasheed Wallace PF 1997 2010 1.9
34 Metta World-Peace SF 2002 2016 1.9
35 Nate McMillan SG 1988 1997 1.9
36 John Stockton PG 1986 2000 1.8
37 Jack Sikma C 1979 1990 1.8
38 Alvan Adams PF 1977 1987 1.8
39 Clifford Ray C 1973 1980 1.8
40 Julius Erving SF 1973 1986 1.7
41 Manu Ginóbili SG 2004 2015 1.7
42 Alvin Robertson SG 1986 1993 1.7
43 Elvin Hayes PF 1970 1983 1.7
44 Larry Nance PF 1983 1993 1.7
45 Bill Bridges PF 1964 1974 1.7
46 Bill Laimbeer C 1982 1993 1.7
47 Oscar Robertson PG 1962 1973 1.6
48 Shaquille O'Neal C 1994 2010 1.6
49 Jerry Lucas PF 1964 1973 1.6
50 Dave Cowens C 1972 1980 1.6
51 Lamar Odom PF 2001 2012 1.6
52 Darrall Imhoff C 1962 1971 1.6