The Portland Trail Blazers got off to a slow start against the Minnesota Timberwolves Thursday night at Moda Center.
Well, everyone except for Damian Lillard.
The 5x All-Star kept the Trail Blazers in the game in the first quarter, despite being down 29-28 after 15 minutes of play.
Lillard finished the first half with a season-high for points in a single half, 26, hitting 9-of-14 from the field and 4-of-7 from three-point range. He also had five assists and four rebounds.
He also had an impressive dunk...
Dame’s hot hand helped the Trail Blazers outscore the Timberwolves 47-27 in the second quarter and take a 75-56 lead at halftime.
This season, Lillard is averaging 26.0 points, 6.6 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game.