• Lillard, who scored 50 points on the night, was cool afterward, waving the Thunder off the court as his teammates rushed the court and the crowd went ballistic.
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Damian Lillard sent the Oklahoma City Thunder packing with one of the greatest shots in NBA history.

Tied at 115 in Game 5, with the clock running down, Lillard took a 37-foot step-back three-pointer, with Paul George in his face, and sank it to send the Thunder home.

The Portland Trail Blazers advance to the second round.


Some were dubbing it "The Shot and The Wave," as Lillard, cool as ever, waved goodbye to the Thunder.

Lillard scored 50 points on 17-33 shooting, including 10 three-pointers.

The Thunder led the Blazers by 15 with just over seven minutes remaining. Even as the Blazers clawed their way back into the game, the Thunder held an eight-point lead with 3:55 remaining. The Blazers out-scored the Thunder 13-2 from that point on, with Lillard contributing 5 points and 1 assist during that time.

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