Giannis Antetokounmpo refusing Marcus Smart’s help up was a moment of levity in NBA Playoffs

When Giannis Antetokounmpo and Marcus Smart crashed to the floor in the second half of Game 4 between the Milwaukee Bucks and Boston Celtics in the second round of the 2022 NBA Playoffs, it provided a brief moment of levity in a game that was drowning in intensity.

Antetokounmpo and Smart had their legs tangled as they laid on the court with play going the other way. Smart tried to help Giannis to his feet, but Antetokounmpo refused to get up. It was a small but meaningless sequence that shows just how physical this series has been.

The Celtics stole a 116-108 win in Milwaukee to tie

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