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Damian Lillard’s whole career has been about earning respect and despite being snubbed from All-Star games, Olympic teams and All-NBA honors Lillard has proved time and time again that he is an elite point guard in this league.
While you were probably sleeping Dame capped off a 50 point night by putting up a 37-foot shot at the buzzer sending the Thunder home.
(VIDEO COURTESY OF Bleacher Report Youtube)
“..before you make your breakthrough, adversity is going to hit. We knew it … I knew eventually we would have to fight through something to come out big.”
– Dame Lillard