Derrick White popped the ball to Grant Williams on the court. The ball bounced from Williams to Jayson Tatum. Tatum eventually returned it to White, the player who started the exquisite sequence, for an open corner 3-point shot.
Al Horford pumped his fist in the air from the bench. He desired this type of play. The tempo. The movement of the ball. He recognised those attributes as the distinguishing ones of the Celtics’ finest stretches during a pregame discussion.