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Jakob Poeltl is posting elite defensive numbers

The “Dan-alytics” don’t lie.

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Anyone who watches Fox Sports Southwest broadcasts is familiar with Dan Weiss’ “Dan-alytics” portions of the pregame show. His extensive dives into the statistics of basketball is also sprinkled throughout the telecast.

A couple of nights ago, Weiss shared this impressive tidbit:

That’s a pretty imposing stat from an imposing player. The feat is more magnificent in the wake of the recent LaMarcus Aldridge injury which has pushed Poeltl to the starting line-up and given the Austrian big man a more prominent role.

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