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Brilliant buzzer beater sends ‘Blazers to second round of NBA playoffs

Damian Lillard had just 0.9 seconds to get his shot off.

Lillard celebrates on court after his series-winning shot.
Lillard celebrates on court after his series-winning shot.
Image: GREG WAHL-STEPHENS/AP/Press Association Images

YOU’RE TWO POINTS down to the Houston Rockets with 0.9 seconds left in game six of the NBA playoffs.

You need two points to take the game to overtime, three points to win it; miss and the series will be going to a winner-takes-all game seven.

Luckily for the Portland Trailblazers, they had All-Star point guard Damian Lillard to pass the ball to.

The 23-year old did the rest.

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