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Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler connect for emphatic alley-oop slam in Timberwolves loss to Clippers

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Jimmy Butler slams home the alley-oop in the fourth quarter for the Minnesota Timberwolves against LA Clippers

Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler connected for an emphatic alley-oop slam during the Minnesota Timberwolves' 120-109 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.

The highlight play came late in the game with the Timberwolves trailing by eight points with 2:39 remaining in the fourth quarter.

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Rose brought the ball up court and was looking for passing options at the top of the three-point arc. He spied Butler streaking to the basket from the right wing and found him with a pinpoint floated pass.

Butler soared to snare the pass in mid-air before finishing the play with a two-handed jam.

Click the video at the top of the page to see Rose and Butler connect for an alley-oop finish then click below to see 10 more great plays from Monday night's NBA action, including huge dunks from Mo Bamba, Gary Harris and Alec Burks.

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Check out the Top 10 plays from Monday night's action in the NBA

Monday night's results

  • Boston Celtics 107-115 Denver Nuggets
  • Toronto Raptors 124-111 Utah Jazz
  • New Orleans Pelicans 116-122 Oklahoma City Thunder
  • Houston Rockets 98-94 Indiana Pacers
  • Chicago Bulls 116-115 New York Knicks (2OT)
  • Cleveland Cavaliers 100-102 Orlando Magic
  • Miami Heat 120-115 Detroit Pistons (OT)
  • Minnesota Timberwolves 109-120 Los Angeles Clippers
  • Memphis Grizzlies 101-117 Golden State Warriors

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