Jump shot Jesus has returned

Originally Published: June 10, 2008
By Scoop Jackson | ESPN.com

BOSTON -- When the ball left his hand, everyone on the Celtics bench held up three fingers. Some moved forward, some stood still.

Splash. You know the Greg Louganis sound balls make when his shots take 23-foot dives. Timeouts follow. His teammates rush him, but he just holds up his left white-sleeved arm, opening his hand for fives. The crowd in the Garden, hysterical. Some calling out his name. It's like a Baptist church full of 18,000 Irish parishioners. Jesus!!! Damn, ...

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