It wasn’t exactly Jayson Tatum’s dunk on LeBron James in Game 7 of the 2018 Eastern Conference Finals. But in a crowdless Staples Center on a idle Friday night in the middle of a grueling NBA season, you could hear it through your TV. Here’s the great Mark Jones on the call:
The Celtics were down by as many as 16 in the first half, but made a mini-run to close out the half, punctuated by this Tatum and-1 on the Kawhi Leonard foul and on Serge Ibaka’s head. Here it is again in slomo. Sorry, Serge:
Tatum ATTACKS the rim...he's got a game-high 15 PTS at the half on ESPN. pic.twitter.com/vKYbaSTxOa— NBA (@NBA) February 6, 2021
A picture is worth a thousand words, right? Here’s 3,000 more.