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More feedback on Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant and Damien Lillard’s incredible Game 5 performance

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Kevin Durant said it best: Watching Damien Lillard’s work is a “spiritual experience.”

The Trail Blazers star exploded for 55 points in Tuesday night’s Game 5, but the Nuggets survived the scoring attack and captured a 147-140 double-overtime win. Lillard shot 17 of 24 off the field, 12 of 17 from 3-point range and 9 of 10 from the free throw line, while throwing in 10 assists, six rebounds, three blocks and a steal.

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Lillard sets NBA playoff record Maximum 3-pointers in a game And became the first player in league history with At least 50 points, 10 assists and 10 3-pointers In a regular season or playoff game. he also had Third most points in a playoff loss Behind only Michael Jordan (63) and Donovan Mitchell (57).

But it wasn’t just the numbers that stunned NBA fans and players—it was how Lillard led Portland down the stretch. He hit the triple which sent the game to overtime (After a controversial foul call)

Denver jumped for an early lead, but Lillard refused to let the game slip away.

And he forced another overtime period because… of course he did.

When he actually missed a shot, Nuggets guard Austin Rivers looked up at the sky and said, “Thank God.”

Unfortunately for Lillard, his Trail Blazers teammate didn’t offer much help down the stretch, and the Nuggets went on to lead the series 3-2.

“It doesn’t matter. We lost the game,” Lillard said After Game 5. “I mean, at this point, it matters that we can’t lose another game in this series.”

Here’s a look at how players from around the league reacted on social media to Lillard’s ridiculous outburst:

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