Call Of The Game: Lillard Lifts Off

by Casey Holdahl
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The voice of the Trail Blazers, Brian Wheeler, delivers the Call of the Game.

Damian Lillard doesn't dunk often, but when he does, it's emphatic. Lillard put his stamp on the game late in the first half with the Trail Blazers clinging to a 44-43 lead. Portland's Sophomore Sensation brought the ball up the right side of the court, used a Robin Lopez screen, crossed over Tiago Splitter, and accelerated to the paint before packing it home over Tim Duncan. The highlight reel slam would end up being just two of Lillard's game-high 25 points, but it set the tone for an incredible second half. Portland would fend off elimination in Game 4 by defeating San Antonio 103-92.