K.J. McDaniels’ Insane Block Gave a Fan a Concussion

Last month, Sixers forward K.J. McDaniels laid a massive block on Greivis Vasquez, a memorable feat that will go down as one of the best defensive plays of the year.

One Raptors fan will remember the block better than anyone, however.

Per Sports Illustrated:

“I surprised myself,” McDaniels said of the block. “There was a lady who got hit by the ball who got a concussion, I believe.” McDaniels, upon hearing what happened, sent flowers.

The SI profile notes that the Sixers’ 6-foot-6 forward is 13th in the league in block percentage, right behind top big men like Dwight Howard and Serge Ibaka.

McDaniels has been a rare bright spot on a team that many believe couldn’t beat a lot of college squads.

Check out how he’s spent his first 20 games in the NBA:


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Igor Derysh
Igor Derysh is Editor-at-Large at XN Sports and has been featured in The Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Boston Herald, Baltimore Sun, Orlando Sun-Sentinel, and FantasyPros. He has previously covered sports for COED Magazine, Fantasy Alarm, and Manwall.com.