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  1. Shawn Marion left off All-Defensive teams

    Jeff Caplan

    Shawn Marion finished eighth in media voting for NBA Defensive Player of the Year. NBA coaches apparently didn't buy into the hype. Marion didn't make the first or second All-Defensive teams, as voted on by the league's 30 coaches, and garnered ju...

    Blog | May 23, 2012
  2. Shawn Marion finishes 8th in DPOY voting

    Jeff Caplan

    Knicks center Tyson Chandler won the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year award Wednesday after finishing third in voting a year ago with the Mavericks. Shawn Marion, whom the Mavs trumpeted as a legitimate candidate for the better part of the seas...

    Blog | May 02, 2012
  3. Should Shawn Marion be a leading DPOY candidate?

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The NBA has issued the Defensive Player of the Year award since the 1982-83 season. In the 1988-89 season the league might as well have renamed it the Defensive Big Man of the Year award. Five of the six first winners were guards as dimi...

    Blog | March 27, 2012
  4. Tyson Chandler earns 2nd team All-Defense

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Tyson Chandler added to his third-place finish in the league's Defensive Player of the Year voting by earning a spot on the NBA All-Defense second team, the league announced Monday. It's the first time in his 10-year career that Chandler...

    Blog | May 09, 2011
  5. Tyson Chandler 3rd for defensive POY

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- Tyson Chandler, credited with turning the Dallas Mavericks into a legitimate defensive force this season, finished third in voting for the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year behind Orlando Magic center Dwight Howard, who won for a record th...

    Blog | April 18, 2011