Watch: One of the greatest blocks in NBA history in 1994

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In 1994, LaPhonso Ellis of the Denver Nuggets suffocated a dunk attempt by Brian Davis of the Minnesota Timberwolves.

Ellis went up and not only blocked the shot, but also grabbed the ball from Davis.

Here is the block:

Ellis’ teammate Dikembe Mutombo acknowledged how great the block was by pointing at Davis after the awesome defensive play.