RJ Barrett drains Knicks’ game-winning three-point shot at the buzzer, first of his career

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New York Daily News

A heave. A prayer. And a thrilling Knicks victory. RJ Barrett jumped sideways and was falling down as he buried the first game-winner of his Knicks career on Thursday, watching it bounce off the backboard and into the net to finish a comeback 108-105 victory at the buzzer. On the previous play, Barrett was beaten off the dribble and arrived too late to contest Jayson Tatum’s tying shot for the Celtics. Overtime felt imminent. But Barrett received the inbounds with 1.5 seconds left and returned the favor by shooting over Tatum, and the Knicks celebrated wildly with each other and fans behind th…

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