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Playoffs 2019

NBA Players react on Twitter in awe of Damian Lillard's series-clinching game-winner

Damian Lillard's game-winner
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For the second time in his career, Damian Lillard knocked down a buzzer-beating series-clinching game-winner.

The first time was in Game 6 of the first round of the 2014 playoffs against the Houston Rockets. This time, it was Game 5 vs. the Oklahoma City Thunder in the first round of the 2019 playoffs.

Not only did he knock down the game-winner, but with it, he capped off a 50-point night (franchise record), which included a franchise-record 10 made three-pointers.

He joined an illustrious list with this spectacular game:

And his peers around the league got Twitter abuzz, tweeting out their love and showing their appreciation for Lillard's heroic game:

A couple of WNBA players showed their appreciation as well:

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