Quote Originally Posted by bullettoothtony View Post
Not necessarily, if the smaller, weaker offensive player has a decided advantage in speed and quickness.

A number of guys that defended Allen Iverson were bigger and stronger. Gilbert Arenas was. And he found Iverson so tough to guard that he's on record as saying he would've rather guarded Kobe than Iverson.
Pretty sure if Mathew Hurt could develop Iverson’s quickness- he would be also be hard to guard even if he never got any stronger.