Posted April 23, 2013 by DJ Enuff in Sports

Unofficial: Marc Gasol Wins NBA Defensive Player Of The Year Award!

NBA: Oklahoma City Thunder at Memphis Grizzlies


emphis Grizzlies ‘Iron-Man’ in the middle haunting defenses and casting shadows at 7-foot-1, Marc Gasol will win the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award on Thursday! He is brother of the infamous Pau Gasol, Kobe running man on the LA Lakers, and is of Spanish descent! He only averaged 1.7 blocks, 1.0 steal per game, but his team, the Grizzlies, have allowed only 97.4 points per 100 possessions; second only to the Indiana Pacers! When Gasol is on the floor, the defense only allows 95.4 points (per 100 possessions); when he isn’t on the floor, the defense allows 102.2 points (per 100 possessions)! His numbers show up in the stats!

Source: SBNation