The Cleveland Cavaliers added another piece in Kendrick Perkins to what was already called a championship roster by Lebron James. The center has career averages of 5.6 points, 6.0 rebounds, 1.2 blocks. In his 11 years in the NBA with the Boston Celtics and Oklahoma City Thunder, Perkins has developed quite the tough-guy name for himself. Here, we take a look at five of his top career plays and what he brings to Cleveland.

5) Perkins Blocks Gasol

With Boston enjoying an eight point lead over the Lakers in the beginning of second half (series tied 2-2); Perkins does a great job protecting at the rim. He gets a hand on the ball along with KG to send Gasol’s shot back. You will see many more blocks in the plays later!

4) Kendrick Perkins Dunk Seals Conference Championship for Thunder

3) Kendrick Perkins works to get an offensive rebound off of a Ray Allen missed three-pointer, and ends up tipping it in on a lucky shot.

2) Kendrick Perkins gets a huge part of the ball as KD drives to the bucket with his team leading by three points. Perkins puts KD on the floor with that rejection!

1) Kendrick Perkins grabs the offensive rebound and muscles the ball back up to the rim and into the basket to tie the game just before the buzzer and send us to an overtime matchup in the playoffs.