Through his NBA career to date, LeBron James has developed a reputation as a formidable dunker, and for good reason.
Stopping the four-time MVP's powerful, 6 ft 8 inch, 230-pound frame is a pretty tough task and, as such, the points are often seen as a given when he dials in on the hoop.
Last night, though, during the Cavs' road game in Indiana, Pacers rookie Myles Turner didn't read the script as he produced a sensational block at the rim. Nearly as good as Turner's rejection was the Pacers commentator's description of the play. Scroll down this article to check it out.
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When something on the basketball court is being described as "smothered chicken" you know it is highlight-reel worthy. The 19-year-old rookie's fourth quarter play against James was certainly that.
Although Cleveland may have gone on to win the game against their Central Division rivals 110-106 after overtime, Turner can be happy with his efforts.
As well as stuffing LeBron at the rim, the University of Texas product put up the first double-double of his career on Monday night courtesy of a 14 point, 10 rebound night.
The 11th overall pick of the 2015 draft, Turner has had to bide his time to make an impact on the 2015-16 season after requiring surgery on a fractured left thumb back in November.
Since returning just before the new year, however, the center has seen his role in Indiana develop. Now a part of the Pacers' starting lineup, Turner will be hoping to keep making headline plays throughout the remainder of his rookie year.