Trail Blazers: "Reign On" Top Performances of January

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#1 Damian Lillard, January 7th

Jan 7, 2014; Sacramento, CA, USA; Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard (0) controls the ball ahead of Sacramento Kings point guard Isaiah Thomas (22) during the first quarter at Sleep Train Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

 

Though 3 points shy of the mark LaMarcus Aldridge would set later that month, Damian Lillard’s career high display was arguably more impressive (despite the loss). The Kings held the Trail Blazers to just 13 points in the third quarter, riding the performances of DeMarcus Cousins and Rudy Gay to a commanding lead in the fourth. Damian Lillard then proceeded to score a franchise high 26 points in a single quarter (passing Terry Porter) for a total of 41 points. The Trail Blazers lost by four.

 

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