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Here’s a fairly mundane play from last night’s game between the Raptors and Suns, which was made spectacular by the quick thinking of the camera operator under the basket.

We get the block by Serge Ibaka, a zoom-in to catch the vintage Dikembe Mutombo finger wag, and then a seamless pan over to Mutombo sitting courtside, enjoying the homage. That all went so smoothly that it almost felt staged.