Listen to Colin Cowherd explain why these 2021 NBA Playoffs have really revealed how offensively-biased the league has become, as even an elite defensive team like the Milwaukee Bucks is being absolutely dominated by an offensive juggernaut like the Brooklyn Nets.
Small guards the likes of Steph Curry, Damian Lillard, Ja Morant, Trae Young, and Devin Booker have suddenly become unstoppable, even with statures that are not accustomed to affecting the game this much.
Players like Kevin Durant, Luka Doncic, and Kawhi Leonard are no match for opposing defenses, as an era without hand-checking has slanted the rules overwhelmingly towards the offensive side of the ball.
Colin discusses how Trae Young was once red-flagged coming out of Oklahoma because of his meager height and defensive shortcomings, and yet now he’s one of the most feared matchups in the NBA.
Check out the video above as Colin details why defensive-minded strategies are no longer viable in today’s NBA.