No matter what the studies say, the hot hand exists.
Case in point, Damian Lillard's first-half against the Denver Nuggets in Game 2 of their first-round series.
The Blazers point guard tied an NBA Playoff record-making eight three-pointers in a half, shooting 8-11 from three-point range en route to 32 first-half points.
Here are all eight makes, including a 37-footer that shook social media.
Lillard tied Vince Carter who made eight three-pointers in the first half on May 11, 2001 against the Philadelphia 76ers in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals.