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WATCH: Spurs' Derrick White gives his keys to defending the league's best

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Portland Trail Blazers' Damian Lillard (0) drives around San Antonio Spurs' Derrick White during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 2, 2018, in San Antonio. San Antonio won 131-118. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)

SAN ANTONIO - San Antonio Spurs' Derrick White has defended some of the league's top perimeter talent.

From Tre Young, Jamal Murray to Luka Doncic, White has stepped up to the defensive challenge and made life tough on the court for these and several other NBA guards.

Not only that, White is among the NBA's best at taking charges, blocking shots at his position as well as creating turnovers.

But what is his key to defense when facing some of the league's best? White explained how he defends during ESPN's "Virtual Film Session."

White's defense on Mavs' Doncic, Blazers' Damian Lillard, Suns' Devin Booker, Rockets' James Harden and other top-guard NBA talents were highlighted.

He explains how Doncic likes to go left, that he prefers to go with the step-back jumper, and minimizing fouls. With Lillard, White breaks down how he has to defend him early before he gets set on offense.

Interesting note that White says he learned to take charges from his father. That he had to do that growing up being the smallest player on the court.

This is a must-watch for all Spurs fans who want to learn how to improve defense and what goes through White's mind on the defensive side of the floor.

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