Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler connect for emphatic alley-oop slam in Timberwolves loss to Clippers

Derrick Rose and Jimmy Butler connected for an emphatic alley-oop slam during the Minnesota Timberwolves’ 120-109 loss to the Los Angeles Clippers.

The highlight play came late in the game with the Timberwolves trailing by eight points with 2:39 remaining in the fourth quarter.

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Rose brought the ball up court and was looking for passing options at the top of the three-point arc. He spied Butler streaking to the basket from the right wing and found him with a pinpoint floated pass.

Butler soared to snare the pass in mid-air before finishing the play with a two-handed jam.

Click the video at the top of the page to see Rose and Butler connect for an alley-oop finish then click below to see 10 more great plays from Monday night’s NBA action, including huge dunks from Mo Bamba, Gary Harris and Alec Burks.

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