Doncic’s step-back game-winner marks second-longest in NBA playoffs history

2020-08-24T12:44:30+00:00 2020-08-24T12:56:02+00:00.

Antigoni Zachari

24/Aug/20 12:44

Eurohoops.net
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Yet another honor for Doncic in his phenomenal night.

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

When Luka Doncic drilled the game-winning three against LA Clippers in Game 4, it became the second-longest buzzer-beater in postseason history, trailing only Damian Lillard’s 36-footer that sent Oklahoma City Thunder home last season.

With the clock ticking down and the Mavs behind the series with 1-2, Doncic hit the game-winning three that was marked as a 28-foot by the official scorer, probably the best shot of his career so far.

Doncic’s first career buzzer-beater added up to his 43-point triple-double and it was the first postseason buzzer-beater for Mavericks since Vince Carter’s in Game 3 of the 2014 quarterfinals vs. San Antonio Spurs (per ESPN). What is more, he also became the youngest-ever player to make a buzzer-beater in playoffs history.

Relieve both epic shots by Lillard and Doncic in the video below: