NBA fans find dramatic Heat-Celtics ending hilarious, turn Jayson Tatum's pain into memeSporting News — (Dan Bernstein)
Celtics forward Jayson Tatum thought he had a thunderous dunk to tie Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals on Tuesday against the Heat. But as he rose with the ball cocked back, Bam Adebayo glided in mid-air from his peripheral vision to right in front of him.
Adebayo stuffed Tatum's attempt to preserve Miami's narrow overtime lead and secure a 117-114 victory.
The sequence is a contender for defensive play of the season.
Here's the social media reaction to the end of Heat vs. Celtics: