NBA Playoffs 2019: Best sights, sounds and Twitter reactions from Kawhi Leonard’s series-clinching game-winner – Sporting News AU

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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

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Dwyane Wade

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Andrew Bogut

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Best Sights

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.

Kawhi Leonard shoots over Joel Embiid

Kawhi Leonard shoots over Joel Embiid

Kawhi Leonard shoots over Joel Embiid

The Raptors look on as Kawhi Leonard’s shot goes up

The Raptors look on as Kawhi Leonard’s shot goes up

The Raptors react to Kawhi Leonard’s game-winner