NBA Fans Loved Kevin Harlan’s Call of Jamal Murray’s Wild Game-Winner in Lakers-Nuggets

The Nuggets beat the Lakers in thrilling fashion to take a 2-0 series lead.
The Nuggets beat the Lakers in thrilling fashion to take a 2-0 series lead. /

The Denver Nuggets were able to storm back from a 20-point deficit in the second half and beat the Los Angeles Lakers in Game 2 of their series, 101-99, on a buzzer-beater by Jamal Murray that rightfully sent the home crowd into hysterics on Monday night.

The Nuggets now own a 2-0 series lead as it shifts to Los Angeles on Thursday night.

With the game tied at 99-99, Murray was somehow able to get a shot up over Anthony Davis just before the clock expired. He was then swarmed by teammates as they celebrated a victory that didn't seem likely earlier in the second half.

The great Kevin Harlan was on the call for TNT and he absolutely nailed this:

Fans loved it:


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