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Are the Celtics better defensively this year?

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The CLNS Roundtable deep dive into the Celtics’ defensive potential in 2017-18.

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CLNS Media’s Jonathan Levy, Matt Ignal, and Sam Sheehan preview the Celtics defense and talk about some defensive metrics.

0:30 What are the best defensive metrics to evaluate teams and players?

3:45 Why do Avery Bradley’s advanced defensive numbers not match the eye test?

9:30 Who are the best defenders on the Celtics?

11:30 Should the Celtics extend Marcus Smart?

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