Damian Lillard's Viral Post On Twitter About Kyrie Irving After Nuggets-Mavs Thriller

Photo: Instagram/Damian Lillard

During a heart-stopping showdown between the Dallas Mavericks and the Denver Nuggets on Sunday, NBA Champion Kyrie Irving stole the spotlight with a jaw-dropping buzzer-beater, securing a 107-105 victory for the Mavs.

The miraculous shot prompted a social media frenzy, particularly from All-Star point guard Damian Lillard of the Milwaukee Bucks.

Lillard took to Twitter shortly after the game, expressing his admiration for Irving's unmatched skill set with a succinct yet powerful message: "Kyrie the most skilled mf ever bra…" The post quickly garnered over 45,000 likes in less than two hours, highlighting the widespread recognition of Irving's talent across the league.

Photo: Instagram/Damian Lillard

Irving's stellar performance in the game showcased his versatility, tallying 24 points, seven rebounds, nine assists, three steals, and one block. 

The former Duke star's remarkable career trajectory, spanning 13 seasons in the NBA, has solidified his status as one of the most electrifying guards in the league's history, characterized by countless unforgettable moments on the court.

Currently averaging 25.4 points, 5.1 rebounds, and 5.3 assists per game, Irving continues to dazzle fans with his impressive statistics, shooting 49.0% from the field and 41.5% from beyond the arc in 46 games this season. 

His contributions have been instrumental in propelling the Mavericks to the seventh seed in the Western Conference, boasting a 39-29 record in 68 games.

Meanwhile, Damian Lillard has been making waves in his debut season with the Milwaukee Bucks, averaging 24.4 points, 4.4 rebounds, and 7.0 assists per game. As the Bucks secure the second seed in the Eastern Conference with a 44-24 record, Lillard's presence adds depth and firepower to the team's roster.

As the Mavericks gear up to face the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday evening, the anticipation for another electrifying showdown on the court remains palpable, fueled by the stellar performances of Irving and his fellow NBA stars.

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Source: Sports Illustrated


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