In a spectacular debut for the Milwaukee Bucks, Damian Lillard left a significant mark on NBA history by scoring an incredible 39 points, the highest ever in an NBA season opener.

Lillard’s remarkable performance played a pivotal role in the Bucks’ narrow victory over the Philadelphia 76ers, with a final score of 118-117.

Teammate and fellow superstar, Giannis Antetokounmpo, shared his thoughts on Lillard’s performance during a postgame press conference, expressing his amazement and appreciation for Lillard’s character and the unique contributions he brings to the team.

“I think he was unbelievable today and I saw something up on the screen… The most points in a season debut from a player, which says a lot about him and a lot about his character and a lot about what he brings to the table,” the Greek Freak said, via HoopsHype.