For complete results and breakdown of the poll go to SI.com/scorecard.
Who is the best defensive player in the NBA?
Ron Artest 34%
Ben Wallace 18%
March 7, 2005
Bruce Bowen 15%
Kevin Garnett 8%
FAST FACTS: Artest, last year's NBA Defensive Player of the Year, was suspended for the season after assaulting fans in the stands in Detroit on Nov. 19. Wallace won the award in 2002 and 2003.... 41% of shooting guards and small forwards picked Artest; 26% of centers chose Wallace.... Jazz forward Andrei Kirilenko was fifth (7%).