Brooklyn Nets big man Nicolas Claxton is expected to have a bigger role this season and by the sounds of it, he’s 100% ready for the challenge. In fact, Claxton believes that he is amongst the best in the league defensively. Especially, in one specific category. Via Kristian Winfield of NY Daily News:

“I take a lot of pride in that and feel like I’m one of the best defenders in the league,” Claxton said.