After trading away Enes Kanter at least year’s trade deadline, the Utah Jazz, behind the front court duo of Rudy Gobert and Derrick Favors, quickly and rapidly ascended to the league’s most dominant defense. From the deadline on, the Jazz boasted the league’s best defensive rating (points allowed per 100 possessions), and it wasn’t even close. Utah’s 94.8 DefRtg through the…

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Harrison Wind is the Denver Nuggets beat reporter for DNVR Nuggets. The University of Colorado alum grew up in Boulder and has covered the Nuggets for the last three seasons. You can hear him every weekday on the DNVR Nuggets podcast. Follow Harrison on Twitter - @HarrisonWind