In the Philadelphia 76ers’ Game 2 victory over the Atlanta Hawks, guard Shake Milton stole the show with some big-time shots in the second half.
With the Philadelphia 76ers suffering a tough Game 1 loss to the Atlanta Hawks, the team was focused on trying to even up the series in Game 2. Mission accomplished, as the 76ers came away with a strong, 118-112 win on Tuesday night.
In that victory, one of the heroes turned out to be … guard Shake Milton? Yes indeed. While he may not be known as a superstar across the league — and he’s often been blasted by the passionate Philadelphia faithful — Milton stepped up big-time for his team in Game 2.
Twitter is losing it with the performance of 76ers guard Shake Milton
Not only did Milton beat the buzzer to end the third quarter, but he drilled several big shots for the Sixers in the second half. On the night, Milton was on the hardwood for 14 minutes. In that short amount of time, he dropped 14 points and added 3 rebounds.
Talk about making the most of your playing time! With Milton being electric, fans from all over the country showered him with love on Twitter.
From the second Milton took the floor, he made a monster impact for this team. Things were neck and neck between the Hawks and 76ers. However, Milton had ice in his veins and wasn’t going to let the moment be too big for him.
While Joel Embiid led the way with his 40 points and 13 rebounds, it’s Milton who made the most noise on social media. His play was nothing short of sensational, and the NBA world has surely taken notice of it.