In basketball, like many sports, a lot of the highlights are reserved for offensive plays like dunks, alley-oops and ridiculous shots made. Here we take a look at some of the best defensive plays in the history of the NBA.
Honorable mention goes to #3, the Detroit Pistons’ Jason Maxiell’s block on New Orleans Hornets’ center Tyson Chandler. This block has the makings of one of the best blocks ever because no one blocks alley-oops – it’s next to impossible to time everything perfectly.
Do you know what happens when you try to block an alley-oop and it goes wrong?