Eric Bledsoe hits game-winning buzzer-beater in victory over Trail Blazers
The Phoenix Suns stumbled out of the gate, losing their first four games —including a heartbreaker at home to the powerhouse Golden State Warriors.
On Wednesday night, while hosting the Portland Trail Blazers, Suns guard Eric Bledsoe said "enough" — and proved once again why his nickname is "Eric Bledsoridiculous" (OK, it’s really not) by hitting a shot with one second left in the fourth quarter to break a 101-101 tie:
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— NBA (@NBA) November 3, 2016
Not so fast, however, as you just saw Trail Blazers big man Meyers Leonard tie the game at the buzzer to force overtime.
With the game tied at 115 and only seconds remaining in the overtime session, Bledsoe was called upon once again to give the Suns the lead. He did not disappoint …
Stepback contested 25-footer at the buzzer? BANG!
The Suns then stormed the court in celebration:
— Phoenix Suns (@Suns) November 3, 2016
Congratulations to Eric Bledsoridiculous (let’s make this stick!) on his fantastic performance.