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Paint Protection Starts with Transition Defense

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The best season stopping opponent fast breaks was by the 2007-2008 ‘Big Three’ lead Boston Celtics, that team also had the lowest number of opponents points in the paint at 34.1 per game. The worst team giving up opponent fast break points was the 2010-2011 Golden State Warriors, who gave up a lo of opponents point in the paint, but not quite as many as the Lakers did last year, surrendering 49.2 in the paint per game. Continue Reading