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Who is the NBA'S most annoying defensive player?

Bruce Bowen, Spurs F.....45%
Ron Artest, Rockets F.....15%
Raja Bell, Bobcats G.....6%
Reggie Evans, Sixers F.....5%
Shane Battier, Rockets F.....2%

[Based on a survey of 190 NBA players]

FAST FACTS: Celtics forward Kevin Garnett, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, and Cavaliers forward Anderson Varejao tied with Battier at 2%.... Bowen has been named to the all-defensive first or second team eight times.... Artest was the Defensive Player of the Year in 2003–04.... The Pacers' Jeff Foster was the only true center to receive multiple votes.

This is an NBA poll from the February 23, 2009 issue of Sports Illustrated.

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