Sure, LeBron James made the three at the buzzer to lift the Cavs to a 98-95 win over the Indiana Pacers in the crucial Game 5 of their playoff series, but oh what an inbounds pass by Jeff Green!
Watch as Jeff deftly looks off other options on the floor before perfectly passing it to LeBron to allow for King James to do his thing! You can’t teach that! Then look at how Green raises his arms in glory after the shot goes in and then rushes to LeBron to join the celebration! What joy!
And look! The same thing happened against the Minnesota Timberwolves earlier this season! LeBron swatted a shot by Jimmy Butler one one end, and then nailed a STEP-BACK ONE-LEGGED shot to win the game at the buzzer! Again, on a perfectly thrown inbounds pass by Jeff Green!
And this kid knew once Green inbounded the ball to LeBron that the game was over:
What an inbounds pass by Jeff Green!— Casual Hoya (@CasualHoya) April 26, 2018
Jeff Green: The Real MVP.