These are a collection of game winners / clutch shots made by players in the NBA that are sensational to watch. These shots have been chosen at random and have been made in the recent years.
Damian Lillard game-winner vs the Oklahoma City Thunder (2019 Playoffs)
In the 5th playoff game between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Portland Trail Blazers, the game was tied at 115-115 with the few seconds in the 4th quarter remaining. Paul George was guarding Damian Lillard while Damian Lillard was dribbling the ball waiting to take the shot off. Damian Lillard took a step aside and lauched a 3 pointer 37 feet away from the rim, scoring the basket to send the Thunder home in the 1st round of the playoffs.
Kawhi Leonard game-winner vs the Philadelphia 76ers (2019 Playoffs)
In game 7 of the 2nd round of the playoffs between Toronto Raptors and the Philadelphia 76ers, the game was tied at 90-90. With 4.2 seconds remaining the Raptors had the possession after the timeout call. Kawhi Leonard got the ball ran along the perimeter with Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons chasing him. He managed to get the shot off and the ball bounced on the rim 3-4 times before finally falling in the basket. This shot was the decider for the winner of the playoff series between the 2 teams.
Derrick Rose game-winner vs the Cleveland Cavaliers (2015 Playoffs)
In the 2nd round of the playoffs between Cleveland Cavaliers and the Chicago Bulls, the score was tied at 96-96. Bulls had the possession after the timeout call. With 3 seconds left Rose got the pass dribbled it off and released it from behind the 3 point arc to hit the shot at the buzzer. The Bulls managed to win 2 games against the Cleveland Cavaliers. This was one of the best moments in Derrick Rose’s career.
Anthony Davis game-winner vs the Oklahoma City Thunder (2014-15 Regular Season)
During the regular season, the New Orleans Pelicans were playing against the Oklahoma City Thunder. The game was tied at 113-113. With 1.2 seconds remaining Anthony Davis got an inbound pass. He double pumped in mid air to avoid getting blocked by Kevin Durant and launched a 3 pointer in mid air to beat the Oklahoma City Thunder at the buzzer. This shot although made in the regular season was the decider for the playoff spot between the Thunder and the Pelicans.
Damian Lillard game-winner vs the Houston Rockets (2014 playoffs)
The TrailBlazers were playing against the Houston Rockets in the 1st round of the NBA playoffs. The Blazers were 3-2 against the Rockets in the series. In game 6, the Rockets were up by 2 points against the Blazers with the score being 98-96. The Blazers had the inbound pass with 0.9 seconds remaining on the game clock. Lillard ran towards the other side to get the inbound pass released it with less than a second left and knocked the 3 pointer at the buzzer to send the Rockets home and advance to the 2nd round of the playoffs.
Ray Allen clutch shot vs the San Antonio Spurs (2013 NBA Finals)
In the 2013 NBA finals, the Miami Heat were 3-2 down in the playoff series against the San Antonio Spurs. The Spurs were leading in game 6 with score being 95-92 against the Heat. LeBron James launched a 3 pointer which missed and the offensive rebound was caught by Chris Bosh who passed it to Ray Allen who launched a 3 pointer to tie the game and send it to overtime. The Miami Heat ended up winning the game and later went on to win the series.
Kyrie Irving clutch shot vs the Golden State Warriors (2016 NBA Finals)
In the 2016 NBA finals, when the Cavaliers were playing the Golden State Warriors in game 7, the score was tied at 89-89. With about a minute and 9 seconds left on the game clock, Kyrie Irving got the inbound pass. He dribbled it looking intently to create his own shot. Stephen Curry switched to Kyrie Irving when J R Smith screened Klay Thompson from guarding Kyrie Irving. With Curry guarding Kyrie, Kyrie crossed the ball a few times before taking a side step to take a 3 point jumpshot. The shot fell in giving the Cavaliers a 3 point lead. Although, there was enough time on the game clock, this was a very crucial shot for the Cavaliers and helped them to win the game which ultimately won them the Championship.