Andre Roberson has been named to the 2016-2017 NBA All-Defensive Second Team.
This is a much-deserved reward for Roberson. Dre’s defense often found him opposite the opposing team’s best player. Outside of Russell Westbrook heroics, I can’t think of anyone who made more big plays in clutch situations for the Thunder this past season. How many times did we see a game-sealing defensive possession by Dre this year?
Andre Roberson named second team All-Defense. Had a first team caliber year, but logistics of positions in voting made it tough to make it.
— Royce Young (@royceyoung) June 26, 2017
It’s easily argued Roberson deserved First Team honors. For some reason, in 2017, we’re still judging these defensive awards by position. Roberson, being considered a forward, really didn’t have a shot at supplanting Draymond Green or Kawhi Leonard in First Team voting. Keep Reading…