Kyrie Irving says “There’s No Defense” Being Played in the NBA
No defense? No shit!
With teams dropping extraordinary totals each and every night, it’s not hard to see why. Teams just aren’t playing defense.
And Kyrie Irving agrees:
— gary washburn (@GwashburnGlobe) November 19, 2018
Irving, who has known to say some bizarre statements in his past, actually hit the nail on the head here. It’s reminiscent of comments Dwayne Wade made earlier in the year, when he said that the “NBA used to be more of a thinking mans game.”
It’s looking like All-Star weekend every night right now. Do we have the Warriors and Rockets potent offensive styles to blame? Definately.
Because the style of play is becoming even more prevalent in high school games around the nation.
I’ve even spoken to junior coaches personally, who claim that it’s impossible to teach the fundamentals now, because all kids want to do is jack up threes and take shots from half court.
Good one, Steph and James.
Way to ruin the game of basketball.
The Milwaukee Bucks currently lead the NBA in scoring at 121.1 points a night — Golden State led the way last season at 113.5 — with players dropping 40 or more points in a game 22 times so far this season.
Per the Boston Globe: