Originally posted on Red's Army  |  Last updated 3/5/12
Typically in the GreenLab we go over key plays that Doc diagrams out of timeouts or simply on the fly sets.  Yesterday's instant classic of a game featured several memorable moments but one thing that has gone a bit overlooked was the OT defense by Kevin Garnett.  KG has had an under-the-radar fantastic season for sure and his clutch defense yesterday to help preserve the win against the New York Knicks is displayed below in the video: 0:00-0:23 - Melo gets by Pierce who forces him to his left and into the lane. KG stands his ground perfectly, doesn't bite on the up-fake and forces Melo to travel. 0:24-0:30 - Lin at his best gets into the lane, but KG jumps up and back, avoiding the contact and bothering Lin just enough to force him to miss a tough lay-up attempt. 0:31-0:58 - The Knicks are in transition and Melo misses a three, but Tyson Chandler gets the offensive rebound.  Melo makes a cut to the basket and with 5 fouls, KG makes a lightning quick slap-block to prevent the lay-up.
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