Damian Lillard scores 32 points to help Blazers avoid being swept by Grizzlies (VIDEO)

1 Comment

Damian Lillard was among the Blazers who had struggled through the first three games of their playoff series against the Grizzlies, and not surprisingly, all three of them resulted in Portland losses.

Facing elimination on Monday, Lillard was able to return to form to help his team avoid elimination, if only for one more night.

Lillard looked incredible at times, and finished with 32 points on 12-of-23 shooting to lead his team from 10 down in the fourth to a season-saving victory.

Announcement: Play one-day fantasy basketball tonight! Pro Basketball Talk’s partner FanDuel is hosting a $150,000 league for Tuesday’s NBA games. It’s just $2 to join and first place wins $10,000. Starts tonight at 8pm ET. Enter now!

The spin move to split the double team and reverse layup at about the 58-second mark was among his more impressive plays of the night.