Monday was a quietly exciting night in the NBA while Monday Night Football took the headlines. The Dallas Mavericks won a close game over the Philadelphia 76ers to continue their good start to the season. Despite being in 8th place in the Western Conference, their 7-4 record is the same as the fifth place Los Angeles Clippers and they’re only 2.5 games out of first place.
The Brooklyn Nets continue to struggle as they lose at home to the Portland Trail Blazers. The Oklahoma City Thunder won a close game over the Denver Nuggets and there are a few highlights from that game on this list.
The Memphis Grizzlies beat the Los Angeles Clippers in the Staples Center in a close game that came down to the fourth quarter. Small forward Blake Griffin made a play that appeared on the count down.
FanSided has some of the Top NBA plays in GIF form and we’ve got a list of the top 10 plays here for you. The plays include a little bit of everything: steals, behind the back passes, dunks, blocks and alley-oops.