The Best Defenders in the NBA

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# Name AGECraftedDPMDBPMDDARKODRAPTORDLEBRON
1 Rudy Gobert UTA | C 29 4.73 1% 1.7 3.8 7.1 3.6
2 Draymond Green GSW | PF 31 3.99 1% 4.6 3.5 4.7 3.4
3 Al Horford BOS | C 35 3.25 1% 2.9 2.4 3.9 3.6
4 Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL | PF 27 3.11 0.99% 3.5 2.5 2.2 2.3
5 Joel Embiid PHI | C 27 3.09 0.99% 2 2.5 3.8 2.2
6 Robert Covington LAC | PF 31 2.99 0.99% 1.8 2.6 2.7 2.7
7 Alex Caruso CHI | PG 27 2.91 0.99% 2.3 1.4 4.7 1.4
8 Myles Turner IND | C 25 2.75 0.99% 1.4 1.5 2.3 3.3
9 Brook Lopez MIL | C 33 2.68 0.98% -0.7 2.4 4.4 0.5
10 Andre Iguodala GSW | SF 38 2.61 0.98% 3.7 2.5 5.4 1.7
11 Nikola Jokic DEN | C 26 2.6 0.98% 4.5 1.5 5.9 2
12 Paul George LAC | SF 31 2.56 0.98% 1.9 1.7 3.9 1.3
13 Jusuf Nurkic POR | C 27 2.55 0.98% 0.2 2.1 3.4 1.8
14 Jakob Poeltl SAS | C 26 2.45 0.97% 0.7 2.1 2.4 1.5
15 Clint Capela ATL | C 27 2.38 0.97% -0.1 1.6 1.9 2.1
16 Herbert Jones NOP | PF 23 2.26 0.97% 1.5 1.7 2.7 2.2
17 Anthony Davis LAL | C 28 2.25 0.97% 1.2 1.8 2.8 1.9
18 Bam Adebayo MIA | C 24 2.24 0.96% 2.1 1.7 4.1 2.1
19 Josh Okogie MIN | SG 23 2.15 0.96% 0.9 1.7 6 1.3
20 Jarrett Allen CLE | C 23 2.14 0.96% 1.2 1.3 4.2 2.2
21 Matisse Thybulle PHI | SF 24 2.12 0.96% 3.3 1.1 4.1 1.8
22 Wendell Carter Jr. ORL | C 22 2.09 0.96% 0.6 1.1 1.7 2
23 Hassan Whiteside UTA | C 32 2.05 0.95% 1.4 1.1 2.3 2.2
24 Kent Bazemore LAL | SG 32 2.05 0.95% 0.8 0.9 3.7 1
25 Gary Payton II GSW | PG 29 2.03 0.95% 3.4 1.3 4.2 1.8
26 De'Anthony Melton MEM | PG 23 1.99 0.94% 1.5 1.8 2.1 1
27 Nerlens Noel NYK | C 27 1.99 0.94% 3.3 1.8 0.2 2.5
28 Isaiah Hartenstein LAC | C 23 1.96 0.94% 3.1 1.7 1.8 1.8
29 Kevon Looney GSW | C 25 1.94 0.94% 1.7 2.3 1.5 1.7
30 JaVale McGee PHX | C 34 1.92 0.94% 0.9 1.1 2.3 1.7
31 Kenrich Williams OKC | SF 27 1.89 0.93% 1.1 1.3 3.9 1
32 Lonzo Ball CHI | PG 24 1.86 0.93% 1.6 1.1 2.8 2
33 Jae Crowder PHX | SF 31 1.85 0.93% 2.4 1.8 1.9 1.7
34 Danny Green PHI | SG 34 1.82 0.93% 0.8 2.3 1.4 0.9
35 Andre Drummond BKN | C 28 1.81 0.93% 1.4 1 2.4 2
36 Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM | C 22 1.78 0.92% 0.8 1 2 2.6
37 Robert Williams III BOS | C 24 1.76 0.92% 3.1 2.3 2.7 2.2
38 Mason Plumlee CHA | C 31 1.73 0.91% 1.5 2.3 0.9 1.6
39 Otto Porter Jr. GSW | SF 28 1.73 0.91% 2.1 1.8 2.4 1.8
40 Derrick Favors OKC | C 30 1.71 0.91% 0.3 1.5 1.9 1.5
41 Evan Mobley CLE | PF 20 1.7 0.91% 1.5 0.3 1.7 2.4
42 Patrick Beverley MIN | SG 33 1.69 0.91% 2.1 1.9 1.8 0.7
43 Mitchell Robinson NYK | C 23 1.67 0.9% 1.2 1.4 2.7 1.6
44 Ivica Zubac LAC | C 24 1.64 0.9% 0.8 1 0.8 1.5
45 Mike Conley UTA | PG 34 1.63 0.9% 0.7 1.5 1.5 0.8
46 Marcus Smart BOS | SG 27 1.62 0.9% 1.7 1.5 2.1 1.2
47 Jose Alvarado NOP | PF 23 1.62 0.9% 2.4 0.5 4.8 1.2

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