LeBron James on Anthony Davis’ GW Shot: ‘Special Moment for a Special Player’

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Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) celebrates with teammates after an NBA conference final playoff basketball game against the Denver Nuggets Sunday, Sept. 20, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Lakers won 105-103. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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LeBron James is usually the one hitting the memorable buzzer-beating shots in the NBA playoffs.

It was his teammate’s turn Sunday.

Anthony Davis drilled a game-winning three-pointer to give the Los Angeles Lakers a 105-103 victory over the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 of the Western Conference Finals and propel the Purple and Gold to a 2-0 lead in the series.

“Special moment for a special player,” James told reporters. “Happy to be a part of it.”

The King also gave a shout-out to the Lakers fans, adding, “I wish we were playing at Staples [Center] … We miss our fans so much … It probably would have blown the roof off,” while praising the big man for taking advantage of the moment: