The Celtics were the favourites to win Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals but Bam Adebayo secured the win for the Heat with the block of the year, denying Jayson Tatum at the rim in the final seconds of the game.
Here’s how NBA players around the league reacted:
Wow Bam. Sheesh. 😤😤😤
— Kevin Love (@kevinlove) September 16, 2020
— Donovan Mitchell (@spidadmitchell) September 16, 2020
Big time block for the win. Yeah size is still very important in basketball.
— Rudy Gobert (@rudygobert27) September 16, 2020
Wow . That was incredible . Timing and block with the left for the game
— CJ McCollum (@CJMcCollum) September 16, 2020
— Chris Bosh (@chrisbosh) September 16, 2020
big time block
— Ja Morant (@JaMorant) September 16, 2020
— Larry Nance Jr (@Larrydn22) September 16, 2020
Bam for block of the year!
— Jordan Clarkson (@JordanClarksons) September 16, 2020
That block was CRAZY!!! That’s tough!!!!!
— Eric Paschall (@epaschall) September 16, 2020