After Dwight Howard failed to sink a pair of free throws and James Harden missed a mid-range jumper with 11 seconds left; after the Lakers almost turned the ball over when they threw it to Steve Nash when his head was turned the opposite direction; after all that, Steve Blake, yes Steve Blake, hit a three-pointer with 1.3 seconds left to give the Lakers a 99-98 lead.
Patrick Beverley missed a three-pointer on the other end, and the Lakers somehow got the victory. This 2013-14 Lakers team is like a mystical joke on the universe we can’t stop laughing about.
Here are a few of the more humorous reactions around Twitter:
Lakers wind up 16 for 35 (46%) on 3-pointers, with Blake going 4 for 6. Dwight shoots 5 for 16 on free throws: 15 points, 14 rebounds.
— KEVIN DING (@KevinDing) November 8, 2013
Stewie FTW pic.twitter.com/KXe0j5RZ0Y
— Anthony Bain (@AnthonyBain) November 8, 2013
— Red Foxx (@gotMAB21) November 8, 2013
Steve Blake still got that Juggalo forehead.
— David Roth (@david_j_roth) November 8, 2013
Well that was…. That …. It definitely happened.
— J. Doug Hatings (@basquiatball) November 8, 2013
Check the tape. Blake's foot might have been on the line.
— Jason Whitlock (@WhitlockJason) November 8, 2013
— Mark Heisler (@MarkHeisler) November 8, 2013
Preview of the SportVU tracking data from tonight's Lakers/Rockets game: pic.twitter.com/tycEKAaar9
— Andrew Lynch (@AndrewLynch) November 8, 2013
For those who need to be educated, Steve Blake and Udonis Haslem at Miami High: pic.twitter.com/hzGRHaRA1y
— Danny Martinez (@DannyMartinez4) November 8, 2013
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