Carmelo Anthony on Damian Lillard’s 51-point performance: “That’s just a testament of how great of a player he is”

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Carmelo Anthony was impressed by the 51-point performance of Damian Lillard against the Philadelphia 76ers.

Anthony added it’s an honor playing alongside Lillard, as the Blazers are fighting for the playoffs.

“This was expected of him to approach the game the way he approached it today. That’s just a testament of how great of a player he is and how great of a person he is, but how strong his mindset is at the end of the day.

So it’s an honor playing alongside him and being able to be out there in the dogfight and pulling games out like this knowing how focused and locked in he is,” Anthony said, via Mark Medina of USA TODAY.

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