Orlando, Florida /
It is probably the Lowest-rated superstar in the entire NBA, but Damian Lillard He conquered on Tuesday something that not even Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Shaquille O’Neal or LeBron James achieved or have achieved in their spectacular careers.
The clash of the Blazers and Mavericks was a great game which ended 134-131 in favor of Portland, for whom Lillard had 61 points and became just the second in history to score 60 or more units in three games in a single season NBA, a category in which only the mythical Wilt Chamberlain.
When we talk about total games of at least 60 points regardless of how many seasons they conquered it, Lillard is the sixth with at least three presentations of these characteristics, there yes with Michael Jordan y Kobe Bryant among the elect.
The monstrous performance of Dame overshadowed what was done by Kristaps Porzingis with 36 points and double-double the Luka Doncic with Dallas, which already has its ticket to the Playoffs secure, while Portland is currently eighth in the West.
There will be a Play-In between the eighth and ninth place of that Conference to determine which quintet will face the LeBron James Lakers in the first round, with Portland, Memphis, Phoenix and San Antonio in contention.
NBA results for August 11
- Brooklyn Nets 108-96 Orlando Magic
- San Antonio Spurs 123-105 Houston Rockets
- Phoenix Suns 130-117 Philadelphia 76ers
- Boston Celtics 122-107 Memphis Grizzlies
- Portland Trail Blazers 134-131 Dallas Mavericks
- New Orleans Pelicans 106-112 Sacramento Kings
- Milwaukee Bucks 126-113 Washington Wizards