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Actual pros on yet another aspect of the Ws' power

Discussion in 'NBA Basketball Forum' started by msgkings322, Jan 4, 2018.

  1. msgkings322

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    Didn't read the article but I think Capela and Adams are good enough on defense to guard a guy like Green and defend the P&R when the Warriors go small ball.

    The Spurs Centers really doesn't stand a chance though lol....at least on the defensive end

    I don't pay attention to KAT too much but is he any good at playing defense?
     
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    They actually breakdown 6 different centers by name including Adams and Capela. Take a look, good article.
     
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    We get it. The Warriors are great, everyone else is not so great. I don't think we need extra articles to prove it.
     
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    KAT is actually pretty terrible defensively. I've seen some games this year and it's been really, really bad.

    I don't think it's so much as guarding Green, but it's really the secondary action that's caused on the pick and roll with the Warriors and a big. Because if the center goes under the screen, you likely have Steph or KD with a clean look. If they go over the screen or hedge, they dump it off to Green who has a running start at the basket.

    Capela and Adams are more than capable I think of guarding the perimeter guys individually. I think it's really the secondary action that is the more pressing problem.
     
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    I agree actually. I think I would be much more interested in articles trying to depict weaknesses to exploit. There are still plenty to be had for the Warriors. Every one is so concerned about matching up with the Warriors, that they don't take into account what makes them vulnerable. I believe it to be guard pressure and potentially a high low passing game from the top of the key. Because the Warriors switch everything, you could get some mismatches off pin down screens.
     
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