The base of the Blazers has achieved something never seen in the history of the NBA. 61 points and eleven hits from the farthest line to the ring to help his team win in extra time against the Golden State Warriors (129-124).
He scored four points in the first quarter, 17 in the second, 21 in the third, nine in the fourth and ten in overtime to complete one of the best individual performances of recent years, only surpassed by the 70 points scored by Devin Booker before the Celtics in March 2017. James Harden scored 61 twice, and 60 twice, in 2018 and 2019, but Lillard's eleven triples are historic.
The NBA day , extended by the celebration of Martin Luther King's day , also left outstanding results, such as the overwhelming victory of the Celtics against the Lakers . A triumph for more than 30 points (139-107) in the classic of the classics of the league. Jayson Tatum scored 27 points, for the 20 of Kemba Walker and Jaylen Brown. In Los Angeles, little to highlight, despite the presence of its two great stars: LeBron James (15 points) and Anthony Davis (9).
The Lakers continue to hold first place in the Western Conference, with four away meetings over Denver, Utah and Clippers , and six and a half over the Mavericks. In the East, leadership for Milwaukee , with eight away over Miami , nine over Toronto and nine and a half over Boston.
As for the Spaniards , Marc Gasol achieved 14 points, five rebounds and two assists and Serge Ibaka scored eight points and captured seven rebounds in the Raptors' win against Atlanta; Willy Hernangomez got eight and two rebounds in Charlotte's defeat against Orlando; Juancho could only get a rebound in the six minutes he played in Denver's victory over Minnesota; and the Ricky Rubio Suns were defeated against San Antonio with 15 goals and nine assists from El Masnou.
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