Before the Oscar festivities get underway Sunday evening, Blazer’s Edge is asking its readers to participate in a list of Blazers-themed awards. Each category will include three nominees and a brief list of accolades.
Trail Blazers Best Single Game Performance
This award recognizes a the Blazers player who dominated for a 48-minute stretch.
Damian Lillard | 61 points vs. Golden State Warriors
Lillard broke his own previous franchise record of 60 with his performance over the Warriors. He also became the first NBA player with over 60 points and over 10 three pointers in a game.
Damian Lillard | Triple-double vs. Houston Rockets
Yes, Lillard gets another spot for his first career triple-double against the Houston Rockets. He had 36 points, 11 assists, and 10 rebounds, leading the Blazers to a convincing win over the Rockets.
Damian Lillard | 48 points, near triple-double vs. Los Angeles Lakers
Let’s agree that Damian Lillard deserves to take this category. His near-triple double over the Lakers was a clear illustration of Mamba Mentality, as the Blazers faced the Lakers in the first game since Kobe Bryant’s death. He hit seven three-pointers along with 10 rebounds and nine assists, lifting the Blazers over the Lakers.
Your Turn to Choose
Best Single-Game Performance
This poll is closed
Lillard vs. Warriors
Lillard vs. Rockets
Lillard vs. Lakers