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Ben Wallace Is Not The Answer To KG

Brian Windhorst points out that the Cavs' pickup of Ben Wallace might not be as effective against the Celtics as they hoped.

One of the reasons they attempted to re-work their frontcourt was to handle the way Garnett can be the centerpiece of Boston's offense. Wallace was targeted to be a versatile defender who could bang with Garnett in the post.

Wallace kept Garnett out of the post Wednesday, but Garnett burned Wallace and the Cavs in pick-and-rolls, as Garnett nailed a series of jumpers over Wallace on his way to 18 points. After picking up 21 rebounds in his first two games as a Cav, Wallace had just six in the loss while Garnett had 11.

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