Damian Lillard
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Damian Lillard scored a game-high 34 points (on 9/21 shooting), grabbed five rebounds and handed out five assists in the eighth-seeded Portland Trail Blazers’ 100-93 victory against the top-seeded Los Angeles Lakers in Game 1 of the teams’ playoff series on Tuesday night. After the game, Lillard shared his thoughts on taking down the Lakers: