defensive player of the year
this award is given to the player with the best defensive stats like rebound/game, steal/game, block/game but also the offensive stat lines have a decisive role. these players are pure lockdown defenders who can manage to get into their opponent’s mind and make them fail their decisive shots.
|4||Dikembe Mutombo||Denver Nuggets/Atlanta hawks(2)/Philadephia 76ers||1995, 1997, 1998, 2001|
|4||ben Wallace||Detroit Pistons||2002, 2003, 2005, 2006|
|3||Rudy Gobert||Utah jazz||2018, 2019, 2021|