NBA Players React to Bam Adebayo's Game-Winning Overtime Block vs. Celtics

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With the Heat leading by two points in the final seconds of overtime in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals, Celtics forward Jayson Tatum drove by Jimmy Butler and prepared to throw down a ferocious slam. 

Tatum, however, was met at the rim by Heat forward and first-team All-NBA defender Bam Adebayo. 

The versatile big blocked Tatum's dunk attempt, helping seal Miami's eventual 117-114 Game 1 win. 

The block sparked a huge reaction from current and former NBA players, as many immediately called it the "dunk of the year."