Dec 2, 2010, 1:04 PM EDT
The Orlando Magic have the best defense in the NBA.
They are giving up just 97.4 points per 100 possessions so far. That shouldn’t be a surprise, they have been at or near the top of the league for years. It is why they are contenders (if the offense will help out just a little bit).
And at the heart of that is Dwight Howard. Who is playing like the Defensive Player of the Year. Again. Go ahead and drive the lane on the Magic, this is what can happen.