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  1. Freeze Frame: Bass Master

    Chris Forsberg

    A look at Thursday's offday headlines for the Boston Celtics: ESPN Boston: Bass anchoring Celtics defense...

    Blog | November 08, 2013
  2. 2013 NBA Finals -- Miami Heat's defense delivers in Game 2

    Tom Haberstroh

    In Game 2 of the NBA Finals, the Heat's defense was the difference.

    Story | Conversation | June 04, 2013
  3. Gasol's stingy defense earns award

    Sunny Saini, ESPN Stats & Info

    Jim McIsaac/Getty Images Gasol earned his first Defensive Player of the Year award by anchoring the NBA's stingiest defense. Since the 1982-83 season, when the first Defensive Player of the Year award was given, a power forward or a center has won ...

    Blog | April 24, 2013
  4. Marc Gasol of Memphis Grizzlies wins Defensive Player of the Year...

    Grizzlies center Marc Gasol has won his first NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after anchoring the league's stingiest defense.

    Story | Conversation | April 24, 2013
  5. Lakers to go Ivy League on offense?

    Brian Kamenetzky

    The Lakers last season were often, put mildly, an inelegant group offensively. No real surprise, given everything they faced. New coach, no training camp, unlearning the triangle offense anchoring most of the group (and particularly Kobe Bryant) for ...

    Blog | July 31, 2012
  6. KG anchoring C's clamp-down D

    BOSTON -- A look at ESPN Boston's offday headlines, including Peter May's look at Kevin Garnett's defense and a Hot Button examining whether Boston has complete control of this series after stealing Tuesday's Game 2 in Atlanta:...

    Blog | May 03, 2012
  7. 2012 NBA Playoffs -- Kevin Garnett anchoring Boston Celtics' clam...

    Peter May

    No surprise that KG is anchoring the Celtics' clamp-down D vs. the Hawks.

    Story | Conversation | May 02, 2012
  8. C's need a selfish KG

    Greg Payne

    AP Photo/Rick BowmerKevin Garnett is aware that he needs to be more selfish with the ball.Kevin Garnett is most often lauded for his value to the Celtics on the defensive end of the floor, and for good reason. Without Garnett anchoring the middle, Bo...

    Blog | February 23, 2011
  9. Joe Dumars of the Detroit Pistons faces the toughest summer of hi...

    LZ Granderson

    He's an institution in Detroit, and it's unthinkable to imagine the Pistons without him. But Joe Dumars faces his toughest challenge with franchise right now, and his future may depend on meeting it.

    Story | Conversation | June 11, 2010
  10. Terry, Dampier lead way as Mavs recover to drop Rockets

    Jason Terry scored 24 points, Erick Dampier had 14 points and 20 rebounds, and the Dallas Mavericks overcame an early 17-point deficit to beat the Houston Rockets 121-103 on Tuesday night.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | November 10, 2009
  11. Tremendous trio for Trail Blazers

    In my heart of hearts, I was hoping Greg Oden would end up in Philadelphia. I knew the chances were slim, but I thought it would be nice for the league to have the Sixers return to power -- and with Oden anchoring a lineup with Andre Iguodala, Andre ...

    Blog | Conversation | May 23, 2007
  12. Anchoring the NBA's summer

    Bill Simmons

    Bill Simmons hands out some awards to the NBA with a little help from "Anchorman."

    Story | Conversation | August 04, 2005