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NBA Defensive Players of the Year

Name the players who have won the NBA's Defensive Player of the Year award.
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First submittedMay 5, 2012
Last updatedJune 26, 2019
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Year
Team
Player
2019
Jazz
Rudy Gobert
2018
Jazz
Rudy Gobert
2017
Warriors
Draymond Green
2016
Spurs
Kawhi Leonard
2015
Spurs
Kawhi Leonard
2014
Bulls
Joakim Noah
2013
Grizzlies
Marc Gasol
2012
Knicks
Tyson Chandler
2011
Magic
Dwight Howard
2010
Magic
Dwight Howard
2009
Magic
Dwight Howard
2008
Celtics
Kevin Garnett
2007
Nuggets
Marcus Camby
Year
Team
Player
2006
Pistons
Ben Wallace
2005
Pistons
Ben Wallace
2004
Pacers
Ron Artest
2003
Pistons
Ben Wallace
2002
Pistons
Ben Wallace
2001
76ers
Dikembe Mutombo
2000
Heat
Alonzo Mourning
1999
Heat
Alonzo Mourning
1998
Hawks
Dikembe Mutombo
1997
Hawks
Dikembe Mutombo
1996
Supersonics
Gary Payton
1995
Nuggets
Dikembe Mutombo
Year
Team
Player
1994
Rockets
Hakeem Olajuwon
1993
Rockets
Hakeem Olajuwon
1992
Spurs
David Robinson
1991
Pistons
Dennis Rodman
1990
Pistons
Dennis Rodman
1989
Jazz
Mark Eaton
1988
Bulls
Michael Jordan
1987
Lakers
Michael Cooper
1986
Spurs
Alvin Robertson
1985
Jazz
Mark Eaton
1984
Bucks
Sidney Moncrief
1983
Bucks
Sidney Moncrief
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level 32
May 3, 2013
Sidney Moncrief was extremely underrated
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level 45
Feb 5, 2016
For sure.
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level 52
Jul 25, 2017
Maybe today because he had a short career but he was suitably recognized when he played.
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level 49
Aug 6, 2019
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level 72
Apr 28, 2015
kind of shocked at the percentages for most of the players and the average being 15...i am guessing that people that do not know sports do not bother with these types of quizes...because the average joe would not know a lot of those players
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level 24
Dec 9, 2015
15 / 20
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level 50
Dec 25, 2015
When you only remember Ben Wallace because of the Malice at the Palace incident...
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level 61
Sep 29, 2016
I can't believe I forgot Dikembe Mutombo.
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level 80
Dec 13, 2016
He's wagging his finger at you right now.
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level 61
Jul 4, 2017
LOL
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level 4
Dec 21, 2016
20/20 people lets go
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level 61
Feb 14, 2017
I got Alvin Robertson when I was going for Oscar Robertson...
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level 30
Feb 23, 2017
Keep missing Camby and Cooper. This is probably the 12th time taking it.
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level 21
Mar 26, 2017
I know he is always overlooked by people like mj or kobe
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level 49
Aug 6, 2019
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