Now, a quick visit from the honesty police. I’ve heard a few people say that Jaylen Brown dunked on Joel Embiid when he soared in over the 76ers’ big man to attempt a one-handed flush in the second half. Brown’s move was fearless, athletic, and impressive. But it was certainly not a dunk.
Embiid met Brown in midair and actually blocked his shot. The ball then caromed off the backboard and took a fortunate bounce through the net. It was cool, but it was also rather lucky: