Damian Lillard reacts to his 71-point sport

Damian Lillard joined an unique membership of gamers who had had 70-pint video games as he dropped a whopping 71 factors within the Path Blazers win over the Rockets.

He grew to become simply the eighth participant to ever rating 70 or extra factors in NBA historical past. The opposite seven gamers that completed this are Wilt Chamberlain, David Thompson, Elgin Baylor, David Robinson, Kobe Bryant Devin Booker and Donovan Mitchell.

After the sport Lillard talked about he was capable of rating so many factors. “I used to be tremendous aggressive he entire first half,” the 32-year-old star stated. “After which in the direction of the tip of the second quarter they began to play various kinds of defenses, however I had my thoughts made up that I used to be gonna maintain attacking them regardless. I had it going.

“And within the third quarter they simply offered out. I used to be bringing the ball up I believe the primary possession I wasn’t even on the half courtroom they simply ran a man at me.

“When a crew presents that kind of protection, you bought to simply settle for it and embrace it. And that’s the place you bought to rely in your teammates to take them out of that with that kind of protection.”