The Source Sports staff count down the best plays from the week
5. LeBron Hits Game Winner Shot Vs The Chicago Bulls To Even Series
Despite being eliminated last night, the Bulls took a mini blow last week at the hands of the king, LeBron James. With 1.5 seconds left on the clock, James hit a 22-foot fallback jumper that was nothing but net to even series to 2 a piece on Sunday. Responding to Rose’s game-winner days prior, LeBron returns the favor and inevitably takes it further and defeats the Bulls (again). Check the clip above
4. Derek Stepan Wins Game 7 in Overtime For The Rangers
Let me paint this picture, its overtime, Game 7 and the Capitals are not the underdogs. After gaining control in a faceoff, Dan Girardi fired a shot that ended up going through a course straight to Derek Stephan. He without a thought in his mind, buried a shot past goalie Braden Holby and like that, the Washington Capitals are eliminated and the New York Rangers move on. Check the clip above
3. Paul Pierce Hits Game Winner And Calls “Game”
They call him the “Truth” for a reason right? That nickname rang true in Game 3 when Paul Pierce hit a clutch three to lift the Wizards over the Hawks in a exciting Game 3. Too bad that wasn’t the only game winner in the series.
2. Al Horford Bullies Nene for Game-Winner Basket
This week was filled with amazing games and game winners, but it’s one thing to play defense and catch an L, it’s another to get bullied and face defeat. In the final seconds, Dennis Schroder attacked the basket to only get blocked by John Wall and with 1.9 seconds left on the clock, Al Horford bullied his way for the rebound to only put it back in the basket right before time expired. Sheer effort on his part, Al Horford kept his Hawks chances alive while deflating the egos of the Wizards frontline. Way to go Nene
1. Unsung hero: Cavaliers Dellavedova handles the load and puts the Casket over the Bulls
With Kyrie out, Matthew Dellavedova was the X factor in Game 6 and blew the lights out on Chicago’s Eastern Conference Playoff aspirations. Scoring 19 points and leading the Cavs to a 21-point blowout, Dellavedova delievered an on-court performance that seemed of superstar status last night.
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