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The defensive stopper is overrated

Injecting one good-to-great defensive player as a remedy for a poor defensive unit sounds like a bad strategy, and one the Raptors have been guilty of too often.

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Clippers preview + What Raptor draws the most charges?

The starting lineup changes have had one effect which I think is very important: it has reduced the pace of the game, i.e: the number of possessions played. The combination of having better defensive players on the floor longer and having to guard less has helped us become a better defensive unit.