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Damian Lillard dancing might have been best part of his Game 1

Both the Bucks and Lakers lost their respective Game 1s, but Kurt Helin explains why L.A. must find another gear if they're going to avoid an upset.

He dropped 34 points, hit a three from the logo, and led the Trail Blazers to a Game 1 upset of the Lakers.

How dialed in was Damian Lillard Tuesday night? When the Oakland anthem “Blow the Whistle” was played during the game, Lillard started dancing.

Lillard is a proud Oakland man and he had to “go dumb for a second” when Too Short came on.

My question: This was a Lakers’ “home” game, they program the music. Who with the Lakers decided to play an Oakland anthem to fire up Lillard during a playoff game? Apparently nobody with the Lakers — on or off the court — had their “A” game Tuesday.