Originally Posted by The Answer
You'd have to go with Alonzo. Dominant defensive bigs impact the game in ways guards cannot.
Not one overrated like ZO. Like I said, he is remembered more for his defense because he had 2 great years...Those 2 years I would take him over Payton. But Overall prime careerwise, I'd give the nod to Payton (9 Straight All-Defensive 1st vs. 2 All-Defensive Teams)