Feb 10, 2012, 10:41 AM EDT
Don’t you get the feeling Pau Gasol wants to yell, “who is soft now?” after this.
Both Allen and Gasol made the smart play here. Often when a game-winning shots — and Paul Pierce got off a shot he can make — players stand around and watch. Allen got in position to make the play and Gasol didn’t quit on it. Smart veterans, those two.
For fun, here’s maybe the play’s biggest highlight, and should be used in ads for German knee procedures.
- Wizards blow out Raptors to complete first-round sweep 10
- Chris Paul scores 34 points, Clippers win Game 4 to even series with Spurs 6
- Cavaliers advance to second round – but but maybe lose Kevin Love and moral high ground in process 51
- Mike Conley out for Game 4 with “serious” facial injury, no timetable for return 6
- Grizzlies start fast, hang on to beat Portland, take 3-0 series lead 2
- Bucks outwork Bulls, stay alive on Jerryd Bayless game-winner 6
- Nets use 18-0 second-half run to secure Game 3 victory over Hawks 6
- Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle fined $25K for publicly criticizing officials after Game 3 loss to Rockets 10