The fourth-placed side in the Eastern Conference, Cleveland Cavaliers traveled to the TD Garden to face the second-placed Boston Celtics on Wednesday night in the NBA 2022-23 regular season and the home team won the game by four points. During the match, a hilarious moment was captured between Celtics' forward Jayson Tatum's son Duece Tatum and Cavaliers' guard Donovan Mitchell.
After losing their last game against New York Knicks, Jayson Tatum-led Celtics moved level with the toppers Milwaukee Bucks on total wins (45) as they defeated Cleveland 117-113 on Wednesday.
With 4:40 remaining in the fourth quarter, the Cavaliers were trailing 13 points behind the Celtics and a hilarious moment between Duece Tatum and Donovan Mitchell was captured. Mitchell walked towards the sideline, where Duece was sitting with his grandmother Brandy Cole, and put out his hand for a dap. However, Tatum's son was in no mood to give Mitchell a dap and he made it clear with his head movement.
Watch the video here:
However, Mitchell got a dap at the end of the game from Duece. Check the video:
Talking about the game, Jayson Tatum recorded team-high 41 points with 4-off-6 from 3-point shooting, eight assists, 11 rebounds and 13-from-21 from the field for the Celtics followed by Al Horford, who made 23 points and 11 rebounds. On the other hand, Donovan Mitchell exploded for game-high 44 points with four three-pointers and around 53% FG.
Watch Donovan Mitchell's 44 against Celtics:
In their next fixtures, Boston Celtics will host Brooklyn Nets at the TD Garden on Friday while Cleveland Cavaliers are scheduled to host Detroit Piston at the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse on Saturday.