Defensively Ranking Every Starting Point Guard in the NBA

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Defensively Ranking Every Starting Point Guard in the NBA
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Rajon Rondo was named to the NBA All-Defensive Team, but is he the best defensive point guard in the NBA? Can that pass an objective test, and is there even an objective test that exists for defense?

There are a few measures of defense, some newer and some older. I want to take a look at some various measures, and why I did and didn't consider them in these rankings. In the first few slides I'll discuss what I didn't use, what I did use and why.

While you don't need to read the slides about the methodology (feel free to skip over them if you aren't interested), I would highly recommend reading them if you want to disagree. There will be some of these rankings that are going to make you think I'm stupid, crazy or both.

That's why I ask you to read the methodology. I fully realized the possibility that I'm wrong or that there's something wrong with my methodology, but before criticizing it it's best to learn what you are criticizing. I don't mind criticism; in fact, when it's constructive, I welcome it.

I've spent considerable time researching and considering these rankings because I think there needs to be some improvements in the way that defense is measured. If you have contributions to that discussion, that improves my goal, it doesn't disprove it.

In order to improve it, though, you first need to understand it, which is why I ask you to read the methodology.  

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