The Boston Celtics advanced to the Eastern Conference Finals with a Game 7 win over the Washington Wizards on Monday night, and it was the work of an unlikely hero that got them there.
Canadian forward Kelly Olynyk notched a career-playoff high with 26 points off the bench, including 14 in the fourth quarter.
Olynyk becomes the 2nd @celtics player in last 25 years with 25+ points off bench in a Playoff game (Eddie House, '09). @EliasSports pic.twitter.com/9fKgRI8vF0
— NBA Canada (@NBACanada) May 16, 2017
Olynyk’s Game 7 gem shocked the basketball world, and Twitter had a field day. Here’s just a taste of some of the best reaction.