NBA Players Shocked at Dame Lillard’s Performance in Game 5

Damian Lillard nailed 3-pointer after 3-pointer on Tuesday night, finishing with 55 points and almost leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a huge comeback victory against the Denver Nuggets. Instead, the Nuggets held off the Blazers in double overtime, winning 147-140 to take a 3-2 series edge. Lillard became the first player in NBA playoff history to score for 55 points with double-digit assists. He also hit an NBA playoff-record 12 3’s.

Lillard’s game was one of the most electrifying postseason performances in NBA history.

NBA players reacted to what they were witnessing.


Lillard hit 17 of 24 shots, 12 of 17 3’s and 9 of 10 free throws.

Lillard also had a steal, three blocks and one turnover in 51 minutes.

Incredible game.

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