— FanSportsClips (@FanSportsClips) February 2, 2017
For a split second, it looked like Zach LaVine was about to add to his poster collection. After driving the lane in the first quarter against the Cavs on Wednesday night, LaVine exploded to the cup for a one-handed tomahawk jam, but Tristan Thompson wasn’t trying to hear any of that noise.
After using his verticality and initiating the body-to-body contact with the Timberwolves’ swing-man, Thompson swatted his shot with the left hand into the first row. So far, the young ‘Wolves are hanging tough with the Cavs as the latter are clinging to a small lead late in the first half.