Blazers’ Damian Lillard explodes with 51 points vs the Sixers

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Damian Lillard was unstoppable for another game and led the Portland Trail Blazers to the 124-121 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers.

Lillard finished the game with 51 points (16/28 shooting) and seven assists, helping his team maintain a playoff push.

This was the fifth 50-point game for Lillard this season, who scored 18 points in the fourth quarter.

Portland improved to 33-39 and is now 0.5 games behind the Memphis Grizzlies for the eighth place in the West.