Damian Lillard: “I think I’m up there at the top with the best players [in the NBA]”

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The Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard is confident in his skills. In a recent interview, he admitted that he considers himself as one of the best players in the NBA.

“I think I’m up there at the top with the best players [in the NBA]. And I think you all know that’s how I see myself. … I’ve proven it time and time again in the big moments when it needed to be shown,” Lillard said, per Sean Highkin.

The 30-year-old point guard averaged 30 points, 4.3 rebounds and eight assists per game this past season. Lillard has a plethora of individual awards including five All-Star appearances, one All-NBA First Team and Rookie of the Year award.