Robert Covington blocked Kristaps Porzingis’ dunk and took his soul. Kristaps Porzingis is 7ft 3in and Robert Covington is around 6ft 6in so this block was incredible.
Pay attention to the fact that when Robert Covington blocked Kristaps Porzingis dunk, he was holding the ball with BOTH hands. This makes the block twice as incredible.
Robert Covington’s monster block on Porzingis, led to an easy layup for James Harden. It was the epitome of defense turning into offense.
A lot of people criticized Mike Dantoni for going with a super small lineup, but when your still blocking dunks from 7ft 3in players like Kristaps Porzingis, you can’t say anything about their interior defense being a liability.