The Toronto Raptors are headed to the Eastern Conference Finals for the second time in franchise history after an improbable series-clinching buzzer-beater from All-Star forward Kawhi Leonard, who finished with a game-high 41 points.
From LeBron James to Damian Lillard, there was a widespread reaction to Leonard’s shot as it set the basketball world ablaze.
NBA Twitter Reacts
WoW! 🤚🏾 you got the juice now!
– DWade (@DwyaneWade) May 13, 2019
– LeBron James (@KingJames) May 13, 2019
Oh my goooooodness!!!
– Kelly Olynyk (@KellyOlynyk) May 13, 2019
Pictures are worth 1,000 words.
For a better perspective on the difficulty of Leonard’s shot and the ranges of emotions as it sailed through the air as well as once it bounced in the rim, take a look at some of the best photos from the moment.