Damian Lillard drops 71 points against the Houston Rockets


Noah Norville

Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard put up seventy-one points in a win over the Houston Rockets on February 26, 2023. The game was played in Portland and Lillard already had over forty points at halftime. After halftime, Damian Lillard continued to score and score, even hitting a shot from part of the Trail Blazers logo. In the end, Lillard had seventy-one points, six assists, and six rebounds.

Because of this game, Damian Lillard has become the eighth player with seventy points or more in a game, joining Cleveland Cavaliers guard Donovan Mitchell in players who have scored more than seventy points in a game this season. Lillard is also the oldest player with a seventy-point game at thirty-two years old. All in all, Damian Lillard’s performance was one for the history books.