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Lakers coach Byron Scott endorses DeAndre Jordan for Defensive Player of the Year

Wesley Johnson, DeAndre Jordan

Los Angeles Lakers forward Wesley Johnson, left, goes up for a shot as Los Angeles Clippers center DeAndre Jordan defends during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, April 5, 2015, in Los Angeles. The Clippers won 106-78. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)


Doc Rivers has strongly (and sometimes ridiculously) advocated for DeAndre Jordan as Defensive Player of the Year.

The Clippers coach has company down the hall.

Arash Markazi of ESPN:

That settles it. Jordan should win Defensive Player of the Year.

How could anyone question a defensive expert like Scott?