• Lillard, Blazers send Spurs to 2nd straight loss

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Dec 14, 2012
    It had that feel," Lillard said. "Guys were excited to play." Rookie Damian Lillard ays he saw the Portland Trail Blazers' victory over the San Antonio Spurs coming, and not just during the course of the game. In a needed win for a Portland Trail Blazers team still working through an inconsistent season, Lillard was the unquestioned leader and late-game go-to guy for a sprightly squad that downed the Spurs at home by a 98-90 score on Thursday. Lillard's two of six night from long range actually lowered his season percentage from outside to 36.6 percent, but the highlight shock of seeing those two impressive bombs might be enough to open up more than a few lanes as the season moves along. And it's true that the older San Antonio Spurs, playing on the second night of a back-to-back, did do him a few favors with their screen and roll defense, or lack thereof. In case you missed it, you with your Friday obligations, here's a lovely summation of the rookie's fantastic work in the win:
    Source: ESPN.com
    • With a veteran’s poise and a rookie’s sense of stature, Damian Lillard dominates the San Antonio Spurs (VIDEO)

      Damian Lillard didn't cross anyone over on his way to a Derrick Rose-styled dunk on Thursday night, and he didn't take down the Kobe Bryant-led Lakers as Cleveland's Kyrie Irving managed on Tuesday. And it's true that the older San Antonio Spurs, playin…
      Source: yahoo.com

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