“The Shot” that Portland Trail Blazers All-Star Damian Lillard hit against the Houston Rockets to win their first-round series in the 2014 NBA Playoffs is emblazoned in the minds of Blazers fans everywhere as one of the great moments in franchise playoff history. As it turns out, Portland fans are not alone in that assessment. Bleacher Report put together a Top 10 list of Greatest Buzzer-Beaters in NBA Playoffs History, ranking Lillard’s swish with 0.9 remaining as the 8th-greatest shot ever.
Only 0.9 seconds stood between the Houston Rockets and a Game 7 in the first round of the 2014 playoffs.
Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard had a different plan.
Down two, Lillard sprinted around a double screen, clapped twice for the ball and tossed a leaning fadeaway over Chandler Parsons from about 27 feet.
The buzzer sounded; the arena went still; splash.
And your chance to relive the video:
Michael Jordan’s drifting jumper over Craig Ehlo in 1989 topped Bleacher Report’s list.