The Best Defenders in the NBA

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# Name AGECraftedDPMDBPMDDARKODRAPTORDLEBRON
1 Rudy Gobert UTA | C 29 4.81 1% 1.9 4.1 7.7 3.6
2 Draymond Green GSW | PF 31 3.85 1% 4.7 3.7 3.8 3.4
3 Alex Caruso CHI | PG 27 3.2 1% 2.8 1.6 6 1.5
4 Giannis Antetokounmpo MIL | PF 27 3.1 0.99% 3.7 2.9 2.7 1.8
5 Nikola Jokic DEN | C 26 2.6 0.99% 4.6 1.6 6.5 2
6 Isaiah Hartenstein LAC | C 23 2.57 0.99% 3.9 1.9 3.5 2.4
7 Myles Turner IND | C 25 2.51 0.99% 1.4 1.6 1.3 2.9
8 Robert Covington POR | PF 31 2.48 0.99% 1.4 2.1 1.9 2.1
9 Joel Embiid PHI | C 27 2.45 0.98% 1.9 2.5 2.3 1.2
10 Jusuf Nurkic POR | C 27 2.45 0.98% 0.6 2.4 4.1 1.4
11 Evan Mobley CLE | PF 20 2.36 0.98% 1.8 0.8 4.6 2.5
12 Danny Green PHI | SG 34 2.35 0.97% 1.5 2.4 2.4 1.7
13 Jarrett Allen CLE | C 23 2.27 0.97% 1.6 1.6 4.1 2.5
14 Andre Iguodala GSW | SF 38 2.24 0.97% 3.6 2.5 4.8 1.3
15 Al Horford BOS | C 35 2.21 0.97% 2.1 1.4 2.8 2.4
16 Jakob Poeltl SAS | C 26 2.19 0.97% 0.4 2.2 2.1 0.9
17 Clint Capela ATL | C 27 2.13 0.96% -0.3 1.6 1.2 1.6
18 Steven Adams MEM | C 28 2.08 0.96% 0.5 2.2 2 1.7
19 Nerlens Noel NYK | C 27 2.07 0.96% 2.6 2.2 0.2 2.4
20 Herbert Jones NOP | PF 23 2.05 0.96% 1.3 1.4 2.7 1.8
21 De'Anthony Melton MEM | PG 23 2.04 0.96% 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.1
22 Paul George LAC | SF 31 2.03 0.95% 1.6 1.2 2.7 1
23 Andre Drummond PHI | C 28 1.99 0.95% 2.1 1.2 3.5 2.1
24 Nicolas Batum LAC | SG 33 1.98 0.95% 2.3 1.7 3.6 1.8
25 Matisse Thybulle PHI | SF 24 1.96 0.94% 3.4 1 4.6 1.5
26 Josh Okogie MIN | SG 23 1.94 0.94% 0.6 1.6 7 1.1
27 Jarred Vanderbilt MIN | PF 22 1.92 0.94% 1.7 2.2 2.5 1.4
28 Kent Bazemore LAL | SG 32 1.89 0.94% 1.1 1.1 3.7 0.7
29 Patrick Beverley MIN | SG 33 1.81 0.93% 2.4 1.7 2.2 0.9
30 Gary Payton II GSW | PG 29 1.8 0.93% 3.6 1.1 5.8 1.3
31 Kevon Looney GSW | C 25 1.76 0.93% 1.7 2.1 1.4 1.5
32 Anthony Davis LAL | C 28 1.73 0.92% 0.6 1.8 1.7 1.2
33 Ivica Zubac LAC | C 24 1.69 0.92% 0.9 1.6 0 1.4
34 Kenrich Williams OKC | SF 27 1.68 0.92% 0.9 1 4.3 0.8
35 Wendell Carter Jr. ORL | C 22 1.67 0.92% 0.5 1 2 1.2
36 Frank Ntilikina DAL | PG 23 1.65 0.92% 1.2 0.8 5 0.4
37 Jaren Jackson Jr. MEM | C 22 1.65 0.91% 0.3 1 1.8 2.4
38 Nikola Vucevic CHI | C 31 1.64 0.91% 0.2 0.4 1.9 1.9
39 JaVale McGee PHX | C 34 1.63 0.91% 0.8 1.2 2.4 1
40 Taj Gibson NYK | PF 36 1.62 0.91% 1.1 2.1 0.1 1.3
41 Jae Crowder PHX | SF 31 1.59 0.91% 2.1 1.4 2.7 1.3
42 Paul Millsap BKN | PF 36 1.57 0.9% 0.3 1.7 3.7 0.3
43 Isaiah Stewart DET | C 20 1.55 0.9% -0.3 0.1 0.7 2
44 Jrue Holiday MIL | SG 31 1.55 0.9% 0.5 1.4 1.7 1
45 Otto Porter Jr. GSW | SF 28 1.55 0.9% 2.7 1.7 2.4 1.5

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