The Boston Celtics won Game 1 in dramatic fashion over the Brooklyn Nets and Twitter was enthralled by the thrilling playoff action.
Excitement over a first-round matchup between the Nets and the Celtics in the NBA playoffs was fully paid off after an intense Game 1.
Jayson Tatum hit the game-winning shot on the buzzer to put Boston at 115-114 and capitalized on an early advantage in the series.
The dramatic end brought Twitter into the conversation.
The best memes and tweets after Celtics in Game 1
It doesn’t get much more exciting than a buzzer beater to end a home playoff game. Boston fans were definitely pumped at the moment, although there is still work to be done to advance to the next round.
That’s a game, at least three more to go.
Tatum finished with 31 points and eight assists. His full game countered an epic performance by Kyrie Irving for the Nets. The former Celtic had 39 points, six assists and four steals.
The Celtics built a strong lead in the third quarter, but the Nets pushed back in the fourth quarter.
Irving hit a three with 45 seconds remaining to give Brooklyn three. Jaylen Brown responded with a layup, then Boston regained the ball after a Kevin Durant miss.
The two teams will be back in action for Game 2 on Wednesday.
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