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VIDEO: Celtics’ Gordon Hayward blows wide-open shot in Shaqtin’ a Fool moment


In the third quarter of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals between the Boston Celtics and the Miami Heat, Gordon Hayward had a wide-open layup after a perfect set-up by his teammates. Instead of acquiring two points, Hayward became a Shaqtin’ a Fool candidate.

Peep the pristine ball movement by the Celtics which left the Heat defense was left confused. The whole sequence would’ve been part of the highlights. Unfortunately, Hayward botched the entire play.

But one has to give props to the Celtics. They are showing why they deserve to be in the Eastern Conference Finals. Every single one of them is well in-sync, familiar with one another’s tendencies.

So it’s a big puzzle as to why Gordon Hayward missed that freebie. Maybe he surprised to find himself that wide open? Was he scared that Bam Adebayo might swat his shot away?

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