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How to beat Detroit's defense

Updated: March 19, 2004, 10:21 AM ET
By Dr. Jack Ramsay | Special to ESPN.com

Opponents of the Detroit Pistons face the most aggressive, intimidating defense in the NBA. The Pistons lead the league in fewest points allowed (85.1) and are third in field-goal percentage defense (.415). But that doesn't begin to tell the full story.

Since Rasheed Wallace joined the team, Detroit has allowed an average of 76.4 points and, in the last five games, yielded an average of 66.6! 'Sheed is a versatile defender who takes on any front-line matchup. He's long (6-foot-11), has a ...

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