Dante Exum rises up to block 7-foot-3 Boban Marjanović on Thursday night

Dante Exum is a talented offensive player — everyone around the NBA knows that.

The Australian, though, just reminded the league that he’s not too shabby on the other end of the court, either.

Clippers center Boban Marjanović — who stands at 7-foot-3 — charged to the rim on Thursday night in Salt Lake City in their game against the Jazz, poised to throw down a dunk.

Exum, at 6-foot-3, was the last line of defense, and looked like he was about to be posterized. Instead, Exum jumped up perfectly, meeting Marjanović at the rim and sending the ball back.

The play earned him the No. 5 spot on Sports Center’s Top 10 on Thursday night.

The Jazz beat the Clippers 117-95. Exum finished with 10 points, five assists and four rebounds.

Dante Exum blocked Clippers center Boban Marjanović — who stands a full foot taller than Exum — on Thursday night in Salt Lake City. (Getty Images)
Dante Exum blocked Clippers center Boban Marjanović — who stands a full foot taller than Exum — on Thursday night in Salt Lake City. (Getty Images)

 

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