Yeah, yeah, yeah, Dwight Howard won the Defensive Player of the Year. Big whoop.
There are two things about the vote that interest me far more than the winner. One of them is that Rajon Rondo finished 5th in the voting, including one first-place vote. The other is demonstrated nicely in the following picture.
One of these guys is not like the others.
Still don’t get it? I’ll give you some help.
Yup, David Lee got a third-place vote for Defensive Player of the Year. I’m still wondering why Scal didn’t get any love.
But back to Rondo’s fifth-place finish. Congrats, Rajon. You deserve it.
Kendrick Perkins also earned one third-place vote.