Twitter reactions to NBA’s Marc Gasol winning Defensive Player of the Year

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Memphis Grizzlies center Marc Gasol, the towering younger brother of the more famous Pau Gasol of the Los Angeles Lakers, beat out LeBron James in a close vote to earn Defensive Player of the Year in the NBA.

Gasol, the 7-foot-1 Spaniard who anchored the NBA’s stingiest defense in Graceland, took home the award after getting 30 first place votes for a total of 212 points. James, who is expected to win his 4th MVP award in a few days, had 18 first-place votes and a total of 149 points.

Oklahoma City Thunder jumping bean Serge Ibaka was third in the voting with 22 first-place votes and 122 points overall.

Gasol, 28, averaged 1.0 steals and 1.7 blocks while suffocating NBA offenses by allowing a league-best 88 points a game.

Take a look at  many of the Twitter reactions to Marc Gasol becoming the first Grizzlies player to win the Defensive Player of the Year award.

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