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Lillard gives Blazers lead with four-point play, Towns answers with Timberwolves game winner

APTOPIX Timberwolves Trail Blazers Basketball

Minnesota Timberwolves center Karl-Anthony Towns celebrates after hitting the game-winning shot in an NBA basketball game against the Portland Trail Blazers in Portland, Ore., Saturday, April 9, 2016. The Timberwolves won 106-105. (AP Photo/Steve Dykes)


What a finish in Portland.

Down three with just 7.6 seconds left Damian Lillard — as clutch a shooter as there is in the league — blew the lid off the Moda Center with a four-point play.

It left just 3.5 seconds left, and it says everything you need to know about the soon-to-be Rookie of the Year Karl-Anthony Towns that the Timberwolves got him the rock. And he delivered. (Portland’s mistake was that Al-Farouq Aminu never stood a chance one-on-one against Towns.)