Lakers' Austin Reaves ignites NBA Twitter with half-court buzzer-beater

Reaves ignites NBA Twitter with half-court buzzer-beater originally appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea

Austin Reaves set NBA Twitter on fire in Game 6 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Warriors on Friday at Arena.

With time running out in the second quarter, Klay Thompson shot an airball, which Donte DiVincenzo promptly rebounded. Reading the play, Anthony Davis blocked DiVincenzo's put-back attempt to Reaves, who ran up the sideline and threw up a shot from 54 feet out, just beyond half-court.

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The ball sailed through the air and hit nothing but net as clock expired, giving the Los Angeles Lakers a 10-point lead heading into halftime.

It was an unfortunate play for the Warriors, but NBA Twitter was just a little excited to see Reaves' shot fall.

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Reaves had nine points, three rebounds and three assists after the first half.

If the Warriors want to make their playoff run last longer, they have to try and stifle the Lakers' momentum somehow.

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