Some ideas work better in video format than the written word, and evaluating defense is a perfect example of this.
I wanted to show how Zach LaVine has improved defensively this year, but it’s impossible to do without watching huge swaths of film. So, I dipped my toe into YouTube and added some commentary on what I’ve seen from LaVine to shift from one of his biggest critics to giving him a lot of credit for working hard at that end.
Here’s the video. It’s 25 minutes long, so feel free to skip around: