October 20th: Recently, “Sporting News” selected the top 50 best defenders currently in service. Draymond Green ranked first, Caruso second, and Anthony Davis third.
The specific rankings are as follows:
50-41: Horford, Haywood Highsmith, Mikal Bridges, Finney-Smith, Tillman, Delon Wright, Dunn, VanVleet, Dyson Daniels, Lu Nigeria
40-31: Tucker, Wiggins, Durant, Myles Turner, Kyle Lee, Dillon Brooks, Payton Jr., Okogie, Isaac, Melton
30-21: Vanderbilt, Bunyama, Lowe, Jarrett Allen, Aaron Gordon, Ben Simmons, Poeltl, Dennis Smith, George, Butler
20-11: Jaden McDaniels, Smart, Kessler, Leonard, Herbert Jones, Derrick White, Thybulle, Anunoby, Gobert, Claxton
10-1: Embiid, Jrue Holiday, Adebayo, Mobley, Antetokounmpo, Luo Luo, Jaren Jackson Jr., Anthony Davis, Caruso, Draymond- green