Friday's overtime thriller between the Toronto Raptors and Brooklyn Nets featured much more than a 17-point Nets comeback and 70 points combined for Jarrett Jack and Brook Lopez. It featured one of the most unique shots of the year.
On a broken fast break, Toronto's Lou Williams and Brooklyn's Bojan Bogdanovic both went for an errant pass that looked to be a loose ball. Williams got there first, and Bogdanovic … well, he resorted to a ploy once thought to be meant only for the soccer pitch:
On second thought, let's keep the slide tackle in soccer, where it belongs.
For a moment, as Bogdanovic sits exasperatedly on the floor, Williams reveals his jubilance at the incredible. But the smile on his face doesn't last long. Why? Because Williams is a boss: