The alley-oop play

Forsberg looks at a few silver linings from the overtime loss to the Bucks. One of which was the alley-oop play that gave us enough life allow Pierce to force overtime.

Silver lining: C's clutch finish - Boston Celtics Blog - ESPN Boston

Down five with 29 seconds to go, the Celtics recognized the need to score immediately in order to give themselves a chance to get a stop in a one-possession game. Coach Doc Rivers drew up a ridiculously simple alley-oop play off the inbounds and Jeff Green, coming off a screen from Paul Pierce at the free throw line, caught the long out-of-bounds feed from Rajon Rondo and slammed it home as Boston trimmed its deficit to 88-85 while taking a mere half-second off the clock.

Great play.

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