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Old 08-21-2013, 12:22 PM   #23
Akhenaten
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Default Re: Why is Wade one the best shot blockers....

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Originally Posted by f0und
someone once posted a stat that shows wade has more blocks on the individual he's guarding than any other player in the league. those kind of plays where a player is facing his defender and he pulls up for a jumpshot and the defender goes straight up to block it. ive never seen another player do it more.

wade is more than just a weak side shotblocker. he does it in every way possible. on the perimeter, manning the paint, weak side, etc.


Wade's man defense is criminally underrated, he does have a tendency to allow guys to go buy him though and rely on his athleticism and length to recover though.

The idea he's a liability playing head up D is nonsense though.
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