Paul Millsap has been a great pickup for the Atlanta Hawks. He is averaging 15.3 points and 6.3 rebounds for the Hawks, and he brings them a lot on every night. He is replacing Josh Smith, who is very versatile and athletic, and on the play above, Millsap shows that he has some of that, too.
He takes the pass from Al Horford, makes a move and gets to the rim. Second year player Jared Sullinger meets him there, and it doesn’t end well for him. The Celtics made a furious 4th quarter comeback to win the game, so I’m sure Millsap will trade the highlight for a win. At least I hope so.
If it’s any consolation to Millsap and the Hawks, they get Fansided’s Dunk of the Week. There are so many good ones out there this season, and it is becoming increasingly harder to choose the dunk every Saturday. There will be a lot of candidates for the dunk of the year this season.