Anthony Davis capped off another brilliant playoff performance with a movie-esque buzzer-beater to defeat the Denver Nuggets 105-103. He’s played a lot of high-level basketball ranging from the NCAA Championship game to this year’s Conference Finals. Out of all the minutes he’s played, Sunday night’s moment was one to remember for a lifetime. Davis spoke about it after Sunday’s win.
— Lakers Outsiders (@LakersOutsiders) September 21, 2020
Anthony Davis: “It’s for sure the biggest shot of my career.” https://t.co/0QjqrOONfq
— Malika Andrews (@malika_andrews) September 21, 2020
Basketball is like a movie. There are the players, the uniforms, sights, and sounds that create art. For the Lakers, their homecourt is perfect for all this. In this moment, the only element missing was the bright lights of Staples Center. Orlando does its best to create the homecourt, but nothing can duplicate that energy. AD shared a similar sentiment as well.
Anthony Davis on how it was "a dream" to hit his game-winner tonight. pic.twitter.com/g9cMS9RhI8
— Playoff Faigen (@hmfaigen) September 21, 2020
Here’s to AD having a short memory because his most important basketball minutes are hopefully ahead. The Lakers are two wins away from their 31st NBA Finals appearances. This shot will be a pivotal moment, but continuing his strong presence in what gets jerseys in the rafters. He’s in the midst of making himself a legend, but six more wins will solidify it.