Defense wins championships, right? That's usually applied towards football, but it should be applied towards basketball as well.
I mean, have we ever witnessed a subpar defensive team win an NBA title? I can't think of any, at least not in recent memory.
As the trade deadline is fast approaching, numerous teams are seeking to plug holes and make upgrades. Before Thursday's deadline, a handful of teams will seek to target difference-makers on the defensive side of the ball.
Well, who are the top defenders on the trade market? This list analyzes the players who can bring floor-slapping intensity and defensive prowess.