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Huge shoutout to: twitter.com/HalfCourtHoops
Last night we saw 2 games that reminded us why you should never ever celebrate too early in the NBA, even if you have an 8 point lead and 2 free throws, with just a minute to go in the game.
Let me explain what happened in these 2 thriller endings. What up everybody my name is Stefan and this is Heat Check. Let’s get into it.
We start off with a game in Boston. Down by 3 with just a minute left, the Celtics are trapping Beal to get the ball out of his hands. But as you can see, now that creates a mismatch, and leaves the much slower Daniel Theiss on Bradley. And the Celtics are compounding the problem even more by getting caught watching the ball. So now Beal gets a full head of steam to the basket, a great strong finish and the Wizards have a 5 point lead with 46 seconds to go.
And the entire team including their leader are celebrating since they can already feel this win.
But look at what the Celtics do out of the time out.
Tatum is inbounding, and we have Kemba screening for Theis.
To me, this is a decoy, since check out how weak this screen is, Walker is basically letting Lopez go through. And here is exactly why. Great hard pick by Daniel up top, and now you have the much slower Lopez, on the perimeter trying to chase Tatum on the switch. And that is impossible, as Jayson goes past him, has the open lane and easily lays it in.
But look at their defense here on this crucial possession.
Beal gets the switch off of Tatum, however he will stay right there, as the Celtics will kinda zone up and not allow Bradley to drive, so he either has to take a long contested shot, or take what Boston is giving him, and that is- the pass for the Russell Westbrook three.
He made one from the exact same spot, just a few possessions prior, but the defense will gladly take their chances and play the percentages. And in this situation, it paid off as Russell is short on this shot.
They take their last time out and Brad Stevens draws up this play.
Everyone clears out as Tatum is getting a running start from the backcourt.
And he does a double change of direction here. Goes basket, to the three, and inside again which shakes Beal off of him. The pump fake and the strong and tough finish to cut the lead to 1.
And then the clutch defense. They trap Bradley and are disciplined enough to not go for the foul right away as they have him pinned against the baseline. And under huge pressure, he slips giving the Celtics a chance for the lead. Everything is clear and the correct call was made.
And after a tough inbound the ball somehow gets to the hero of today’s game, and I love his decisiveness on the third straight possession to not settle for a shot but rather go inside and finish strong and he does that once again with time winding down, for the potential game winner.
With 4 seconds to go the Wizards have 1 last chance but the Celtics kind of read what they were going to run. And instead of me just rehashing what I saw on twitter, here is the original commentary from Half Court Hoops that I really loved, and I will link the twitter handle in the description.
Excellent explanation so everybody make sure you follow Half Court Hoops.
Boston win a tough game down by 5 with less than a minute to go.
And we now move on to the main attraction of this video. And why you should never celebrate too early. Check this out.
When De’Aaron Fox stole the ball and got fouled up by eight with just 69 seconds left in the game, nobody could blame the Kings for thinking that they got the win.
Especially after the refs called this a flagrant foul, which means 2 shots and Sacramento has possession.
Fox misses the first. Okay, no big deal. He then clunks the second one as well.
They still have the ball tho, and a big lead with little time left.
Move the ball around, and it finally finds its way to Marvin Bagley who goes for the dunk, but gets blocked by Lamelo. And in transition a quick three by Terry Rozier to keep the hopes alive.
5 point deficit with 52 seconds left. Charlotte is not giving up.
You can see they force the ball out of De’Aaron’s hands and into make a 55% free throw shooter take these.
The result? 2 more missed free throws, and somehow the Hornets are still in it.
And on this pivotal moment of the game, look how Rozier is tightly guarded by Barnes.
So he gives fakes going inside, uses the screen, Barnes is a step behind him, so contesting this shot, he hits the arm of Rozier, giving him 3 free throws. And check out this look that he gave to Harrison, as he was chirping at him before the last one. In these clutch moments, Scary Terry showed great poise and calmly knocked down all 3 of them.
On the next play, Fox seemingly put things back in control, as he was able to escape this double team, go to the basket and finish with this beautiful floater, to put the Kings up by 4 with 24 seconds left in this game.

  • You cannot and I mean cannot beat the hornets if they lead in the third quarter because they will close a game 🗣🗣

    Ky KaiorrKy KaiorrPrije 14 dana
  • Look at tatum

    Venomtrix -Venomtrix -Prije 15 dana
  • My name is stefon

    Stefon PalmerStefon PalmerPrije 16 dana
  • i love that jumpshot form at the end

    Lil Ron BackupLil Ron BackupPrije 16 dana
  • Does anyone ever watch pro basketball and feel like you’re terrible at your job? 😂

    Pick Like A ProPick Like A ProPrije 16 dana
  • The Kings never “celebrated to early”

    Jayden BeasleyJayden BeasleyPrije 17 dana
  • 8minutes of bullshit 😂🤣🤔

    Joseph Ramirez1Joseph Ramirez1Prije 17 dana
  • From🤓🤩

    Joke ManJoke ManPrije 18 dana
  • Bruh.. Do nobody Listen to what Kobe said in that one interview?

    Confused ShidoConfused ShidoPrije 18 dana
  • Westbrook better start practicing his jump shots

    Cleaning with EugeneCleaning with EugenePrije 19 dana
  • I hate this guy accent

    Universal ChatUniversal ChatPrije 19 dana
  • Moral of the story:Never Laugh before the games or karma badd

    Amarian1xAmarian1xPrije 20 dana
  • Lol the way Jamal Murray was jumping

    Ant No capAnt No capPrije 20 dana
  • Lol Tatum said travel and the other guy said out of Bounce

    Ant No capAnt No capPrije 20 dana
  • That’s karma cause remember when they did that to the nets

    Ant No capAnt No capPrije 20 dana
  • Beal is like Tatum’s big brother 😂 I bet they have hood laughs about this one 🤷🏽‍♂️🤣

    Real Nigga85Real Nigga85Prije 20 dana
  • Why do you give it to Russel Westbrick

    noahisherenoahisherePrije 20 dana
  • Free throw is very important.

    aka poaka poPrije 20 dana
  • Thought this was David Beckham for a second

    Vince CorpuzVince CorpuzPrije 20 dana
  • Imagine how Kings fans felt... if there’s even such thing as a Kings fan

    Mark EMark EPrije 21 dan
  • Bruh I watched the hornets v kings game at a bar and I’m from Sacramento but when the hornets won I got hyped and start celebrating

    Arturo CordovaArturo CordovaPrije 21 dan
  • I used to do this in 2k but not anymore and I found out that being humble wins me more games

    The Real King JamesThe Real King JamesPrije 21 dan
  • Have a great day, God bless, Jesus Christ loves you all, John 3:16 God so loved the world that He gave His One and Only Son to whoever believes in Him shall not perish but have eternal life

    Wish YTWish YTPrije 21 dan
  • U never know what's going to happen on a nightly basis.

    Phillip RhinehardtPhillip RhinehardtPrije 21 dan
  • 😂

    JorjLien ChongJorjLien ChongPrije 22 dana
  • the first one wasnt celebrating early. that's just the wizards being the wizards

    Dylly DyllyDylly DyllyPrije 22 dana
  • Let’s go! Let’s go! 😂🤣

    LilLuminati #916LilLuminati #916Prije 22 dana
  • Dam

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  • My name is jaquayveontavious Demetrius demarcus balcholimore james-Johnson the 3rd jr.

    Mirth Boxed YouMirth Boxed YouPrije 22 dana
  • Westbrook would be made about that loss oof Boston won tho what a come back bruh hornets one again oof

    Joshua VerasJoshua VerasPrije 22 dana
  • Issa ANOTHER LaVar Ball Appreciation Post 🧑🏽‍🦲

    Dev JohnDev JohnPrije 22 dana
  • swisssss....

    Thirdy & Co.Thirdy & Co.Prije 22 dana
  • The guy explaining the Washington play should have a HRex channel he knows what he talking about

    Robert MartinezRobert MartinezPrije 22 dana
  • Boston doing all this just to lose to nets in playoffs

    SlumpSKD1SlumpSKD1Prije 22 dana
  • #rigged

    Nick SicilianoNick SicilianoPrije 22 dana
  • Kings suck

    GueroGueroPrije 23 dana
  • I never saw Sacramento celebrate

    Jayson KellyJayson KellyPrije 23 dana
  • 500th comment!!!!!!!!!

    AK CreationsAK CreationsPrije 23 dana
  • I was playing rec and my team was down ten with 25 seconds left and I scored ten in a row and my friend left a guy wide for the game winner

    Silky UttersSilky UttersPrije 23 dana
  • If u could stop talking the video would be better

    Grayson PetruGrayson PetruPrije 23 dana
  • The absolute GOAT at NBA HRex

    Josh SanchezJosh SanchezPrije 23 dana

    Bo AnhornBo AnhornPrije 23 dana
  • Beal was being selfish the last play he knew he had no shot yet he still shot it instead of passing it to Westbrook idc how bad his 3pt percentage is

    Jahzell SelmonJahzell SelmonPrije 23 dana
  • Sorry to break it to you good sir, but you missed ANOTHER Kings Vs Hornets LATE COMEBACK WIN.... “hornets with the tenacity. My goodness.. mama, there goes that man”

    DayvideoDayvideoPrije 24 dana
  • LaMeLo IsNt ReAdY FoR ThE LeAgUe

    MikeBealMadeItMikeBealMadeItPrije 24 dana
  • For a moment I thought he was saying lower not slower🤣🤣😂😂😂

    Nathalie S.JusteNathalie S.JustePrije 24 dana
  • 2:21- 2:22 Bradley Beal got fouled idc

    Augusta BlacLissted BarzAugusta BlacLissted BarzPrije 24 dana
  • Man the kings be finding all kinds of way to lose game specially that one the should’ve won

    Alphonso Jean LouisAlphonso Jean LouisPrije 24 dana
  • That was interesting watching your Video, But in the Celtic’s game that was a Zone Defense which should have been tech free throws illegal defense. The other Game the Kings should have only had good free throw shooters on the court at 35 seconds No reason to have Bagley out there at that point. I chalk those lose up to bad Coaching and the Refs not knowing the Rules

    Patrick FranklinPatrick FranklinPrije 24 dana
  • 2:14 that was a foul

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  • D'aaron and Malik are close friends so this was on some I'll show you. Kentucky guys go hard

    Chris WilliamsChris WilliamsPrije 24 dana
  • Actually kings had the chance to close the game but they missed the free throw.. also refs rewards hornets 4 free throw in final minutes.. so refs do affect the game a lot these days.. so that is why today's NBA is a joke.. this is coming from a hornets MJ fans..

    Chong YenChong YenPrije 24 dana
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    John D JohnsonJohn D JohnsonPrije 24 dana
  • This has happened twice now 😂

    B. OB. OPrije 25 dana
  • kings choked again against Hornets😂😂😂

    kmejaran kmejarankmejaran kmejaranPrije 25 dana
  • With one minute you can do anything to that 9 point lead -Coach

    XG CarasXG CarasPrije 25 dana
  • its not a celebration it is called choke

    Dont MeDont MePrije 25 dana
  • You already know the Celtics be watching that film

    kjeremiah keydalekjeremiah keydalePrije 25 dana
  • Kings seriously chocked in that game

    Lex StacksLex StacksPrije 25 dana
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  • Tantum underrated works best under press 💯💯 goat

    Joel ChavarriaJoel ChavarriaPrije 25 dana
  • Who is this kid he sounds like he’s 3

    Da Kellis69Da Kellis69Prije 25 dana
  • 🙂👍😀

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  • 🙂👍😀

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  • 🙂👍😀

    Marco MontalvoMarco MontalvoPrije 25 dana
  • 🙂👍😀

    Marco MontalvoMarco MontalvoPrije 25 dana
  • Charlotte was inspired because there is just *69* seconds left on the clock

    EnemyKiller 30EnemyKiller 30Prije 25 dana
  • Russell Westbrook not deserve the salary

    tan engtan engPrije 26 dana
  • Wherever westbrook go , the team sure fall

    tan engtan engPrije 26 dana
  • Bro, u look like a knock off version of David Beckham. Lmaooo

    Danai KidhuanDanai KidhuanPrije 26 dana
  • Ever heard of McGrady's 13 pts run in 35 secs against the Spurs?

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  • Luke walton is a doosbag.

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    Monalisa HeraMonalisa HeraPrije 26 dana
  • Lebron james left the group!

  • Jesus the kings are really such an awful team. I know Sacramento is the second worst franchise in nba history. I think first is actually Charlotte.

    Line HagenLine HagenPrije 26 dana
  • I mean that’s what you get Bradley for celebrating to early. Otherwise tho, feels bad man to be on a team with westbrick.

    Line HagenLine HagenPrije 26 dana
  • Moral of the story don’t celebrate to early

    Manuel RodriguezManuel RodriguezPrije 26 dana
  • You celebrate in the moment my dude, win or lose in the end you remember those moments most, if you dont think so your not an athlete lolz

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  • Westbrook costed the game bra 💀, it’s literally a corner shot 😭

    GrandaDemiGrandaDemiPrije 27 dana
    • @Lex Stacks no, 100% shot according to this dude

      SHA DOOKYSHA DOOKYPrije 24 dana
    • Its still only a 40% shot, and thats for a good shooter..

      Lex StacksLex StacksPrije 25 dana
  • that says that beal chokes the game, it was his fault

    Cuarcs MentalityCuarcs MentalityPrije 27 dana
  • Aye that swish at the end was critical foe

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  • 3 in the key on Daniel 😂

    Calvin JacksonCalvin JacksonPrije 27 dana
  • So now u a expert on basketball 😒

    Keepit AhunnidKeepit AhunnidPrije 27 dana
  • Ain’t no one can do wat tmac did back in 2005. The rockets were down by 10 with less than minute left but t mac scored 13 pts in 35 seconds to beat the Spurs.

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  • Haha

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    • Estop

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    • I will not

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    • Jayson Tatum

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    • Storbas

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  • Heat click bait....

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  • What the hell did the kings do to you? 😂 They’re my favorite team, and fox is my favorite player. Plus, these are the most random games.

    Basketball Handles Boii GCBasketball Handles Boii GCPrije 28 dana
  • Beal was wrong of doing the airplane celebration

    FireBen31FireBen31Prije 28 dana
  • Still, I feel like tatums sweat on the floor sold Beal on his slip which really messed them up in the final seconds

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    • They didn’t have time to clean it so

      MJ 22MJ 22Prije 24 dana
  • Beal lol should of just hold on to ball tyson was in there for more than 4 sec when he shot it lol

    Henry SapienHenry SapienPrije 28 dana
  • People need to wake up we are in the end times. If you don’t believe me well, it’s your choice if you want to accept Jesus or not but listen Jesus is the truth. He’s the protector and comforter and will give you joy and peace. The power of Jesus is so evident these days, just look at boonk gang, he’s a Christian now. Jesus wants you in heaven. He died for you. And not just a simple death, he died taking in the worst punishment and pain of all. By his death and resurrection we have heaven.All you need to do is have faith or trust in him to save you and not by your works. The yoctosecond you do that you are given the Holy Spirit of promised and sealed to the day of redemption. The day of redemption is the rapture which is when we the saved ones get taken out before the perilous times come.I don’t want to go into detail about it cause it is scary but if you would like to go ahead. And if you do get saved I pray that the Holy Spirit leads you to repentance and prayer and reading the Bible.May god show himself to you and his love towards you.

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  • Lesson to the kings: Make your damn free throw lol

    Sarc4smSarc4smPrije 28 dana
  • Kings should have had an eight seed once in these last three years.

    E HeE HePrije 28 dana
    • Agreed 💯

      Nick SicilianoNick SicilianoPrije 22 dana
  • Jokes aside I cant see anyone attempting physical contact in Fox without worrying about an and 1 since his freethrow shooting for a guard is very low

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  • Lol westbrook hahahahhahhaha

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