Do the Boston Celtics have the best defense in the NBA?

The Boston Celtics have been showcasing their defensive chops in a pair of recent blowout wins vs. the Utah Jazz and Indiana Pacers, forcing their opponents into difficult shots and capitalizing on turnovers. The intensity and pressure on the defensive end have been evident in recent contests, with the Celtics forcing turnovers and limiting open looks for the Jazz and Pacers.

Players like Jaylen Brown and Jason Tatum have reached new levels as defenders, contributing to the team’s elite defensive identity. Boston’s ability to maintain defensive intensity even with different lineups and off-the-bench players underscores the depth and versatility of the Celtics’ defensive approach. Can the Celtics maintain their newfound defensive firewall without changing how effective they are on the other end of the court?

The hosts of the CLNS Media “Garden Report” podcast took a deep dive into Boston’s defense after the Jazz win.

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Story originally appeared on Celtics Wire