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Bam Adebayo follows up towering block with put-back slam in Miami Heat loss to Orlando Magic

Two Rudy Gobert slams, a spectacular Lauri Markannen turnaround three and a Trevor Ariz dunk also feature in Tuesday night's best plays

Wednesday 5 December 2018 08:07, UK

Bam Adebayo #13 of the Miami Heat shoots the ball against the Orlando Magic on December 4, 2018 at American Airlines Arena in Miami, Florida. 0:28
Bam Adebayo unleashed a thunderous put-back dunk after igniting the Miami Heat fast break with a massive block

Bam Adebayo starred at both ends of the court as he followed up a towering rejection with a thunderous put-back jam in the Miami Heat's loss to the Orlando Magic.

With the Heat leading 29-27 in the second quarter, Adebayo soared above the rim to reject Evan Fournier's jump shot.

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His block ran into the path of team-mate Kelly Olynyk who drove up the court before launching a pull-up three-pointer.

Olynyk's attempt rattled the front of the Magic's rim and Adebayo, who had sprinted the length of the floor, was the first to react, elevating above the Orlando defenders to ram home a right-handed put-back slam.

Click on the video at the top of the page to watch Adebayo's rejection and put-back dunk, then click the video below to see nine more top plays from Tuesday night's NBA action.

Rudy Gobert #27 of the Utah Jazz shoots the ball against the San Antonio Spurs on December 4, 2018 at vivint.SmartHome Arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. 2:32
Check out the ten best plays from Tuesday night's NBA action

Tuesday night's results

  • Portland Trail Blazers 102-111 Dallas Mavericks
  • Orlando Magic 105-90 Miami Heat
  • Chicago Bulls 90-96 Indiana Pacers
  • San Antonio Spurs 105-139 Utah Jazz
  • Sacramento Kings 122-105 Phoenix Suns

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