Twitter reacts to Giannis Antetokounmpo’s reaction to blocking Deandre Ayton in Game 4 of the Bucks and Suns NBA Finals

At a critical moment in the late game of Game 4 of the NBA Finals, Giannis Antetokounmpo seemed to ignore our knowledge of physics.

The Bucks just led the Suns by two points with Chris Middleton’s jumper, but Phoenix did not leave. Devin Booker threw a perfect air relay pass to Deandre Ayton, who had no coverage on the basket.

With 1:15 remaining in the game, Ayton was only inches away from the equalizer dunk when Antetokounmpo, who had been covering Booker before passing the ball, jumped from a few feet away and blocked the Suns. One of the most dynamic offensive weapons. rim.

The Milwaukee team continued to win the game 109-103, equalizing the series with two games. The team will now return to Arizona for the fifth game on Saturday.

more: A complete review of the Bucks’ game 4 against the Suns

With more than a minute left in the game, this block might not be a game protector, but it excited the Milwaukee crowd and sent Twitter into a frenzy:

Some people are starting to compare it with LeBron James’s pursuit block against Warriors’ Andre Iguodala late in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals. James blocked a layup that would have given the Golden State Warriors a lead. James’ Cavaliers eventually won the game and the championship.This moment is well known It has its own Wikipedia page .

Even Iguodala himself joined the comparison.

This is not even the first time Antetokounmpo block will be compared with James’ block During this year’s NBA Finals. There are at least two games to play, Antetokounmpo is finishing the defensive highlights.

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