Damian Lillard's Top 5 Rookie Performances

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Nov 23, 2012; Portland, OR, USA; Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard (0) looks to pass around Minnesota Timberwolves power forward Kevin Love (42) at the Rose Garden. Mandatory Credit: Craig Mitchelldyer-USA TODAY Sports

#3 – Feasting on the Wolves

November 23, 2012 103-95 (W)

Stats: 11-17, 28 points, 8 assists, 0 turnovers

I covered most aspects of this game in a previous article, but what I had not mentioned at the time was Lillard’s zero turnovers. In 37 minutes, while taking 17 shots, Lillard coughed the ball up not a single time. Protecting the ball is of paramount importance, and to do such an excellent job of this while being called upon to be a focal point of a team’s offense is even more impressive. The mental drain can be exhausting, and sometimes mistakes just happen. Not this game. Lillard even threw a block in for good measure.

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