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Iguodala guarded the best the Nuggets' opponents had to offer, like Kobe.
The Rockets allowed the third-most made three-point shots per game (8.1) last season, and a lockdown defender would certainly lower that number.
Andre Iguodala may not be the first name to come to mind, but the consequences of the Denver Nuggets firing head coach George Karl may open a new door.
NBA.com's David Aldridge reported that Iguodala texted, "...need some time to let (the firing) sink in."
Iguodala previously admitted he is likely to test free agency, and Houston is a perfect landing spot for the ninth-year pro. Now that Denver has fired Karl, though, it is even more likely Iguodala leaves the Nuggets.
Iguodala always gets the toughest assignment on defense and has proven himself to be one of the best on-ball defenders in the league. He is well deserving of his spot on the 2010-11 NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
In addition to Iguodala being a great defender, his quickness on offense would also be a welcomed asset.
But he will come at a hefty price.