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Phoenix Suns' Ish Smith Rejects Jared Sullinger's Dunk Attempt in Boston

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 10: Ish Smith #3 of the Phoenix Suns dribbles against the Los Angeles Clippers at Staples Center on March 10, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. 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. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2014 NBAE (Photo by Noah Graham/NBAE via Getty Images)
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Alec NathanFeatured ColumnistMarch 15, 2014

Ish Smith may stand a diminutive six feet tall, but that didn't prevent him from getting up and making a tremendous defensive play on Friday night. 

During the second quarter of the Phoenix Suns' contest with the Boston Celtics, Smith bolted over to the weak side and provided some tremendous help defense, denying the 6'9" Jared Sullinger at the rim with an emphatic rejection. 

Suns guards seem to have an affinity for rejecting imposing big men this season. 

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