Good thing the Houston Rockets evened the series, 2-2, with the Golden State Warriors, or this article would've been scrapped for being utterly pointless.
More than the Rockets snapping the Warriors' 16-game win streak at home and Chris Paul reminding everyone he's clutch, it was one sequence between James Harden and Draymond Green midway through the second quarter that summed up how hard-fought Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals was. This was straight-up brutal
You could feel from Chris Webber's reaction and his fellow commentators' collective gasps that this poster is much bigger than just a Dunk of the Year candidate. With Harden having a lot to prove in the playoffs and Green as the NBA's public enemy No. 1, the former's rim-rocker was satisfying to watch, to say the least.
The Beard was among Twitter's trending topics all game long, with netizens having a field day in reacting and meme-ing the priceless basketball moment.
Name better emojis than these two
Even Clutch City's official account can't help but join in
Draymond just met his maker
Throw it down, James
Even the man can't believe what he has just done
It was a bad day for the talkative forward
Harden's coronation portrait
Green's tombstone reads
Slo-mo render was even better
The entire league shows its gratitude