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10 best moments of 2024 NBA Playoffs

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The 2024 NBA Playoffs may not have been the most memorable of postseasons, but they provided a slew of jaw-dropping highlights and standout moments. Here's a look at the top 10:

10. Haliburton shows off his float game

Despite a slow end to the regular season for Tyrese Haliburton, the All-Star guard showed up when it mattered most with a decisive bucket against the favored Milwaukee Bucks in Game 3 of their first-round series.

9. Brown forces OT with wild triple vs. Pacers

The Indiana Pacers were on the brink of stealing Game 1 of the Eastern Conference finals in Boston before a botched inbound gave the Celtics a chance to force OT with only 8.5 seconds left. Jaylen Brown called bank.

8. Doncic puts Gobert on skates before game-winning triple

Down two with 10 seconds left in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Minnesota Timberwolves, Luka Doncic put four-time DPOY Rudy Gobert on skates with an insane step-back game-winning triple.

7. T-Wolves eliminate Nuggets with biggest Game 7 comeback ever

Down 15 at the half, the T-Wolves pulled off the biggest Game 7 comeback in NBA history against the reigning champion Denver Nuggets. Karl-Anthony Towns put the finishing touches on the victory with a putback slam.

6. Edwards ties bow on sweep of Suns

In a changing of the guard, charismatic Minnesota talisman Anthony Edwards crowned his favorite player, Kevin Durant, to put the T-Wolves up four with two minutes remaining of their closeout matchup against the Phoenix Suns.

5. Edwards baptizes Gafford in WCF

Edwards had a coming-out party during the 2024 playoffs, with highlight-reel dunks, tough shots, and elite defense. This poster on Dallas big man Daniel Gafford in the Western Conference finals was the best of the bunch.

4. Murray keeps haunting Lakers

If the Los Angeles Lakers have nightmares, then Nuggets guard Jamal Murray is a reason why. First, Murray nailed a dramatic deep jumper to snatch a 2-0 series lead in the first-round meeting between the teams.

Then, in Game 5, with an extra frame looming with the two teams knotted at 106 with just seconds remaining, Murray blew past Austin Reaves before draining another game-winner to eliminate LeBron James and the Lakers.

3. Pritchard beats buzzer from parking lot

Celtics reserve guard Payton Pritchard hit three 3-pointers in the Finals and two were buzzer-beating half-court heaves. The first came in a Game 2 victory, while the second capped a dominant first half in the title-clincher.

2. Murray hits half-court heave to cap crazy sequence

Up seven with 48 seconds left in the first half of Game 4 of the West semis, the Nuggets went on an 8-0 run capped by Murray's dramatic deep three. It's a shame Mike Breen wasn't on hand to yell "Bang!" in the Canadian's grill.

1. MSG erupts as DiVincenzo, Brunson sink 76ers

It's only fitting that the best series of the 2024 NBA Playoffs produced its best sequence. Knicks tandem Jalen Brunson and Donte DiVincenzo hit a pair of triples in Game 2 that nearly caused Madison Square Garden to combust.

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