Miami Heat big man Chris Bosh has had a fairly poor Eastern Conference Finals, struggling to defend the Indiana Pacers' big men inside and not having the offensive impact that many expect of a player of his caliber. With Chris "Birdman" Andersen suspended for Game 6 of the series in Indianapolis, Bosh was expected to take on a bigger role in protecting the rim in the contest that could clinch the Heat their third-consecutive trip to the NBA Finals.
On at least one occasion, Bosh did not live up to that expectation on Saturday night. With a bit under 1:30 remaining in the first quarter, budding Pacers star Paul George took the ball on the break and attacked the rim despite what appeared to be solid position for Bosh. It turned out not to matter — George exploded and threw down a vicious dunk on Bosh.
The play wasn't quite as fantastic as George's posterization of Birdman in Game 2, but that's a high standard to meet. If young players build their star resumes on the strength of memorable moments, then George is doing his part to make sure people notice him this postseason.
(Video via @BeyondTheBuzzer)
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