Warriors star Stephen Curry reacts to Damian Lillard’s clutch heroics
In the crucial Game 5 between the Blazers and Denver Nuggets, Lillard banked the game-tying 3-pointer to send the contest to overtime. After Denver took a huge lead to start the extended period, it looked like it was over for Dame Time and Co.
Unsurprisingly, Lillard didn’t give up and willed his team back. In the closing seconds of OT1 with the Nuggets ahead 135-132, the 30-year-old star took matters into his own hands once again. What ensued is a product of pure magic, as the Blazers star pulled off a spin-move, step-back three for the tie and second overtime.
🚨DAME FOR 50 AND THE TIE🚨
This man is unstoppable. pic.twitter.com/2BR10ASZdK
— ClutchPoints (@ClutchPointsApp) June 2, 2021
Here is Stephen Curry’s reaction, with the Warriors sharpshooter simply in awe of Damian Lillard:
.@Dame_Lillard that’s all I have to says
— Stephen Curry (@StephenCurry30) June 2, 2021
Unfortunately for the Warriors guard and the Blazers fans watching the game, Lillard’s heroics are not enough to complete revive the Blazers in the game. The Nuggets eventually closed it out in OT2, 147-140.
Still, Dame should be commended for what could be said as a truly brilliant effort. He ended up the night with a game-high 55 points on an ultra-efficient 17-0f-24 shooting. He added six rebounds, 10 assists and three blocks in an all-around effort. Even Brooklyn Nets forward and Curry’s former Warriors teammate Kevin Durant called the display “god mode.”
Indeed, this is the kind of stuff that makes legends.