A career best ever and the eighth best scoring output ever.
Damian Lillard broke the Portland Trail Blazers single-game scoring record for his career high. Houston Rockets Sunday night. Lillard shot 22-38 from the floor, an incredible 13-22 from the three-point arc, and a perfect 14-14 from the foul line to set the mark.
Lillard set franchise records for points in a half (first 41) and had a three-point win.
The Blazers won 131-114.
71 points, including Lillard’s performance, have only been reached eight times in NBA history. Wilt Chamberlain of the Philadelphia Warriors holds the all-time scoring record with 100 points. New York Knicks On March 2, 1962, Chamberlain shot 78, twice 73 and 72, making five of the top 8 finishes.
Kobe Bryant hit 82 against in 2006 Toronto Raptors. David Thompson scored 73 runs Denver Nuggets vs Detroit Pistons In 1978.
Elgin Baylor scored 71 runs Los Angeles Lakers Against the New York Knicks in 1960. David Robinson also scored 71 runs San Antonio Spurs vs Los Angeles Clippers In 1994. finally, Utah Jazz 71 against keeper Donovan Mitchell Chicago Bulls while playing Cleveland Cavaliers In this season. He marked on January 2, 2023.
This is the 13th time a player has surpassed 70 points in a 63-year span from 1960 to today. Only Mitchell (34) surpassed 70 with fewer shot attempts than Lillard’s 38.
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