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Rookie Bismack Biyombo Blocks Trevor Ariza, Gives Bobcats the Win in New Orleans

CHARLOTTE, NC - FEBRUARY 10:  Bismack Biyombo #0 of the Charlotte Bobcats during their game at Time Warner Cable Arena on February 10, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Holly MacKenzieNBA Lead BloggerMarch 13, 2012

The play of the night is usually a game-winning shot or a ridiculous dunk, but a game-clinching block? By a rookie? Yeah, that's pretty awesome. 

Let's go to New Orleans, where Trevor Ariza was looking to send the game into overtime with a dunk. Rookie Bismack Biyombo was waiting under the hoop, ecstatic to help his team secure their sixth victory of the season. 

After the game he told the Associated Press:

“I had to make a decision and once I saw (Ariza) jumping in the air, I thought, `I can block that shot,”’ Biyombo said. “I thought, `Just jump smart and don’t foul.’ Thank God, we got the victory."

Check the reaction of Biyombo after the block. So fun. 

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