Celtics striker Jayson Tatum thought he had a tremendous tone to play in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday against the Heat. But as he stood up with the ball straight, Bam Adebayo slipped into the air from his peripheral vision just in front of him.
Adebayo fulfilled Tatum’s attempt to preserve Miami’s extraordinary winning streak and secure a 117-114 victory.
The sequence is a contender for the defensive game of the season.
NO LONGER: What NBA players say about the clutch block
Here’s the reaction on social media at the end of Heat vs. Celtics:
What made you scream the moment Bam blocked Tatum? I woke up my kids screaming, “Give me dat !!!” 😂
– Michael Smith (@michaelsmith) September 16, 2020