How Paul George and other elite defenders guard LeBron James

Breaking down how some of the NBA's best defensive players try to contain the league's most lethal offensive player.

SB Nation's Coach Nick digs into the game tape to see how Pacers defensive wiz, Paul George and other top defenders go about trying to slow down LeBron James. Among some of the top defenders, George was shown reaching a bit too much and needing to more bulk to handle James.

Along with PG, Coach Nick looks at Andrei Kirilenko, Andre Iguodala, Kawhi Leonard, and Jimmy Butler working to slow down LeBron. Coach Nick considers these players the Top 5 defenders for guarding LeBron and finds some similarities in their approach which may be of use to other teams looking to slow down James.

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