Damian Lillard has gone ballistic in recent games with the superstar putting up 61 points against Mavericks including a clutch three-pointer to lead them to a victory.
It seems “Dame Time” has officially taken over the NBA bubble. Skip Bayless might be eating his words right now. Paul George and Pat Bev put the Lakers in danger by angering Lillard during their clash against Clippers. Lillard has bounced back from missing two free throws in clutch moments against Clippers to scoring 51 and 61 points during his last two games.
Lillard has been a man on a mission in the bubble as he aims to drag the Blazers into the playoffs and boy is he keeping up to his task in the last two games. Brooklyn Nets, Grizzlies and potentially Lakers might all be fretting over the recent performances of the superstar guard.
Lillard hits a clutch 3; screams about putting some respect on his name
The Blazers star has been in the news for various reasons lately. However, the superstar has maintained his form on the court. With analysts like Skip Bayless disregarding and berating his mammoth performances day in and day out, the all-star made his frustrations clear after hitting a clutch 3 to bag a crucial victory for the Blazers. The star screamed “Put some respect on my f**king name” at the end of the game.
IT. IS. DAME. TIME. ⌚️
61 PTS for Damian Lillard. pic.twitter.com/5kMoBoXnoa
— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) August 12, 2020
— Sports Illustrated (@SInow) August 12, 2020
Lillard put forth a clinic as he put up stats of 61 points, 8 assists and 5 rebounds against the Mavericks as he completely outshone sophomore guard Luka Doncic(who put up a double-double himself).
The Blazers still have to win their last league game inside the bubble as they chased by the Spurs and Suns. The Suns are currently 7-0 in the bubble and will face the Mavericks in their last league game. With Lillard in this form, Lakers, Grizzlies, Suns and Spurs are all threatened. Maybe Clippers supporter Skip Bayless, Clippers superstars Paul George and Pat Bev did their job quite well by fuelling Lillard to oust the Lakers.