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#pounditMonday, July 4, 2022

Jeff Teague makes unreal 3-pointer, does MJ shrug (Video)

Jeff TeagueIf you’ve missed the first three games of the Indiana Pacers-Atlanta Hawks series, this shot by Jeff Teague should give you an idea of how things have been going.

The Hawks, who by the way were 38-44 this season, are up 2-1 in their series with the 56-26 Pacers after winning 98-85 in Game 3 on Thursday night. One of the biggest plays came with 2:48 left when Teague made an off-balanced 3-pointer with a hand in his face as the shot clock was expiring.

It’s been that kind of series for Teague, who scored six more points in the game to finish with 22 and 10 assists.

But what made the shot so great is the shrug he gave after the shot went in:

GIF: Jeff Teague hits the three and the MJ shrug (better angle) on Twitpic

Why did he react that way? Teague said after the game that he thought he airballed the shot.

For comparison, here’s the iconic shrug MJ gave during the 1992 NBA Finals against the Portland Trail Blazers:

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