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Giannis Antetokounmpo laid waste to Al Horford with four minutes to go in Game 4 of Celtics-Bucks Sunday. It was devastating in real time, satisfying in slow-mo, and maybe at its most dramatic when slowed to a halt, thanks to Getty Images photographer Jonathan Daniel.

Here it is, step by step. Horford tries to tangle Giannis up or bat the ball away before the inevitable.

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Photo: Jonathan Daniel (Getty)
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Giannis breaks free and prepares to dunk; Horford prepares to contest, making the correct facial expression for someone in that situation.

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Photo: Jonathan Daniel (Getty)

You can understand why he might want to close his eyes for this.

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He has more arm than you do.

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And it looks like a cable that could carry a chairlift.

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Farewell, Al.

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