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David Thorpe understands the critique. His team isn't amazing, and sometimes he coasts on defense. But that doesn't mean the Timberwolves big man isn't the best power forward in the game.March 18, 2014
He's averaging 20 and 11 for a team with a top ten NBA defense, and his teammate from last year -- Paul Millsap -- made the squad. But Bobcats big man Al Jefferson isn't bitter he won't be headed to New Orleans.February 11, 2014
Summer League ball has been a little sluggish this year. Is it the defenses? The talent? The dry heat? ESPN Insider David Thorpe shares his theories.July 20, 2013
He's a gifted new breed scoring power forward who has a good relationship with Cavaliers coach Mike Brown. Could he go first overall? He addresses the idea that he's too low energy on defense, too nice, or too short.June 27, 2013
Is it more valuable to get back on defense, or crash the offensive glass? New research shows a little more crashing could help.March 06, 2013