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Celtics’ Gerald Wallace with game-winning layup in OT (VIDEO)

Jan 23, 2014, 4:55 AM EDT

With the game tied 111-111 and 10 seconds left in overtime, we didn’t really expect Boston’s Gerald Wallace to be the guy bringing the ball up the court. And when he did, we expected he would start to drive and pass it off. If not, he would settle for a pull-up jumper.

But Wallace kept going, all the way to the rim and hit the layup that gave Boston a 113-111 win over the Wizards in Washington. It was an impressive, improbable shot.

But that wasn’t even the best shot of the night for Boston — they don’t even get to overtime unless Jeff Green sinks this one.

  1. jcmeyer10 - Jan 23, 2014 at 9:19 AM

    That Wallace play went from routine routine routine to ok where’s the kick Johnson is covered to he’s really doing this to hell yahh

  2. bigdaddy44 - Jan 23, 2014 at 11:16 AM

    Gerald , you should know that the Celts are suppose to lose, for the future of the franchise. You will now be banished to a contender before the trade deadline.

    • jcmeyer10 - Jan 23, 2014 at 12:36 PM

      Celtics would if they could but I like the joke.

  3. Kansachusetts - Jan 23, 2014 at 12:29 PM

    Brad Stevens drew up that play. It wasn’t improvised. It was brilliant.

    • Kansachusetts - Jan 23, 2014 at 12:30 PM

      The Wallace play, I mean, not the Green one.

    • jcmeyer10 - Jan 23, 2014 at 12:34 PM

      I believe it. Seems like a strategy devised by Sun Tzu.

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