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2012 Thunder vs. 1996 Sonics Clash: Kendrick Perkins vs. Ervin Johnson

They play the same role, but one's notable and one's a nobody. Why? And how does it affect this matchup? Ervin Johnson isn't a very notable player. Kendrick Perkins will be well remembered for years to come. Here's the statlines from both, during peak years of their career: Notice anything fishy? Statistically, these players are pretty darn similar. Sure, Johnson is more of a shot blocker while Perk is more of a rebounder/distributor, but both serve the exact same role. They're the defensive big signed by a contending-level team looking to deal with the Shaqs of the world. The big that...

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