Any player in the NBA has a chance to block a shot. Ray Allen stuffed Tyson Chandler. Kobe Bryant blocked Anthony Randolph as he was leaping for the dunk. Heck, even Nate Robinson blocked Yao Ming and managed to hurt him in the process.
But becoming a shot blocker in the NBA is more than just a one time block. It is about forcing your opponent to think twice when going into your lane. They have to consider the consequences that you just might be hovering nearby, ready to attack.
Over the past few seasons, the NBA has seen a return to the defensive shot blockers. In fact, it has been a few seasons since the last time we saw a three block per game average that Serge Ibaka rocked in 2012.
Here is a list that features the 10 best attacking shot blockers in the NBA. You know, the ones that you never saw coming.