As the clock sat at just over two minutes in a 6-point game Saturday night against the Chicago Bulls, Ed Davis came up with a game saving block that allowed the Trail Blazers to close out the Bulls 103-95.
With less than 5 seconds on the shot clock, the ball fell to Pau Gasol at the top of the key. The Trail Blazers defense was was stretched out, trying to recover. Mike Dunleavy recognized this and cut back door, received the pass from Gasol, tried to lay it in off the glass but before the ball kissed the window Ed Davis comes out of nowhere to block the shot. Not only does Davis block the shot, but Damian Lillard is able to recover the ball and trigger the Blazers offense.
Davis was a one man wrecking crew on the defensive end tonight, collecting 5 blocks. Davis brought a few friends to the demolition as well though- both Mason Plumlee and Noah Vonleh each collected a block, giving the Blazers 7 on the night.
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