CBSSports.com Basketball Podcast: The one-on-one era is dead
Zach Harper and Matt Moore discuss the struggles of the Indiana Pacers and how they will deal with Danny Granger's absence, the Detroit Pistons, and where one-on-one play went.
I'm joined again by senior blogger Matt Moore for a midweek hoops discussion. We get into the Pistons' troubles, Danny Granger's injury and the one-on-one era potentially being a thing of the past.
The Pistons are off to a terrible start at 0-4, and there doesn't seem to be much light at the end of the tunnel right now. Greg Monroe is getting numbers but struggling, Andre Drummond can't get serious playing time and the backcourt doesn't seem to know how to run the team. Is there any hope?
Then we talk about Chris Paul wanting Kyrie Irving to guard him during the Cavs-Clippers game a couple of days ago. Is this a sign that the one-on-one era is dead? With so many specialists and schemes designed around help defense, we're rarely going to see the two best players going at each other for most of a game.
We discuss all of that and preview Wednesday night's schedule.
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