Saturday , Apr , 05 , 2008 Oly Sandor

Comparing Rasho Nesterovic Poster Jobs: Jason Richardson versus Kevin Durant

I’d agree. Day-in, day-out, the Slovenian anchors the back-end, blocking shots, rebounding, and plugging the key after teammates get beat off-the-dribble.

Unfortunately, rotating on defense has consequences. The veteran has been on the wrong end of a few poster jobs, which get more youtube play than a Britney Spears meltdown …

Comparing Rasho Nesterovic Poster Jobs: Jason Richardson versus Kevin Durant

Recently, I was listening to Toronto assistant coach Jay Triano on the radio. Triano mentioned the club considers Rasho Nesterovic their best defender. 

I agree. Day-in, day-out, the Slovenian anchors the back-end, blocking shots, rebounding, and plugging the key after teammates get beat off-the-dribble.

Unfortunately, rotating on defense has consequences. The veteran has been on the wrong end of a few poster jobs, which get more youtube play than a Britney Spears meltdown.

Last night, Charlotte wing Jason Richardson crossed-over his man and threw down on Nesterovic. And three months ago, super-rookie Kevin Durant made worldwide highlight reels with a nasty jam on the veteran.

Jason Richardson to the hole …

 

Kevin Durant baseline …

Of course, Nesterovic has nothing to worry about when compared to one player: former pro Shawn Bradley.

Shawn Bradley, The Human Poster Job …

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