Now, perimeter defenders like Patrick Beverley and Shai…

Now, perimeter defenders like Patrick Beverley and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander aren’t as worried that if they get beat on the perimeter their man will score in the paint. That allows them to play up on the ball more aggressively, knowing that Zubac will block or contest the shot if they get blown by. “If someone beats our guy, I’ll always be down there trying to help, trying to protect the rim,” Zubac said. “He’s not one of those guys who cares about getting dunked on or anything,” Beverley added. “Pressure from me and Shai, send them to Zu, Zu cleaning up.”
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