2023 Playoffs: East Final | Celtics (2) vs. Heat (8)

NBA players react to Derrick White's miraculous Game 6 buzzer-beater

The Boston guard took center stage on Twitter following his clutch bucket to help Boston force a historic Game 7.

Breaking down Derrick White's buzzer-beating putback to save Boston in Game 6.

From up 10 in the final minutes to facing yet another late collapse, Boston’s entire season came down to just three seconds in Saturday’s Game 6. Enter Derrick White, whose clutch putback off Marcus Smart’s in-and-out 3-pointer from the inbound play left his hands with just 0.1 seconds on the clock, shocking the Heat and giving the Celtics a historic victory with the potential to make even more in Monday’s Game 7 (8:30 ET, TNT).

The Celtics have already become just the fourth team to survive this long after trailing 3-0 in a best-of-seven series. With a victory on Monday, they’ll be the first in 150 instances to ever advance from such a massive deficit. If so, they can thank White’s instincts and hustle, which drew all the praise you’d expect from his peers: