Luka Doncic’s step-back is 2nd longest in playoff history behind Damian Lillard

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Everyone will forever remember Damian Lillard waving goodbye to Paul George and the OKC Thunder in last year’s NBA playoffs. The one that George later argued was a “bad shot.”

Luka Doncic did his best “Dame Time” impersonation and knocked down one of the best shots from the 2019-2020 season in Game 4 against the Los Angeles Clippers.

With the clock ticking down in overtime, and a 2-1 series deficit hanging above his head, Doncic stared down Reggie Jackson and launched a ridiculous step-back three-pointer from 28 feet. Nothing but net.

It was straight pandemonium in the bubble after Luka hit the biggest shot of his still very young NBA career – one that only trailed Lillard (36 feet) in distance. Doncic after the game and tying the series at 2-2: “That was one of the best feelings ever.”

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