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Lillard passes Aldridge on Trail Blazers all-time made field goals list

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Entering Sunday's contest in Dallas, it was milestone watch for Trail Blazers five-time All-Star Damian Lillard. 

Lillard totaled 5,112 career field goals made ahead of Sunday's game, and was 10 made field goals away from moving up to No. 2 on the Trail Blazers all-time field goals made list.

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As he moved up to No. 2, he passed LaMarcus Aldridge on the all-time list.

Clyde Drexler leads the franchise with 6,889 field goals.

It took 29 minutes in Sunday's game for Lillard to notch the 10 made fields but he did it with a signature step-back.

Here’s the franchise’s list of most made field goals: 

1.    Clyde Drexler* 6889

2.    Damian Lillard       5122+

 

3.    LaMarcus Aldridge       5121

4.    Jim Paxson 4058

5.    Terry Porter     4001

6.    Jerome Kersey 3981

7.    Geoff Petrie      3970

8.    Clifford Robinson   3936

9.    Mychal Thompson 3777

10.  Rasheed Wallace   3634

The Blazers led 103-91 at the end of the third quarter thanks to their team defense stepping up in the second half and Lillard’s scoring and playmaking. He scored 16 points in the third to total 27 on 10-of-23 shooting in 29 minutes of work after his shot really started to fall in the third quarter. Lillard also notched 11 assists through three quarters. 

On the season, Lillard is averaging 29.0 points while shooting 8.8 of 19.7 attempts per game.