I mean, Pop likes winning, so he should. Aldridge has also been a rock for this team since Kawhi decided to Kawhi, so there's a lot of loyalty there. Regardless, Poeltl was already closing out games, and his development is clearly priority #1 since they have absolutely no other promising big men. Dreubanks's hook shot is pretty cool, but he bites for absolutely every pump fake and Rudy Gay can only play so much small ball C.
Poeltl happens to be the most effective defender in the league: https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/nba-player-ratings/
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