While No. 1 overall pick Anthony Davis has held his own when healthy, Damian Lillard is looking every bit like the NBA's top rookie.
As Lillard and the Portland Trail Blazers try to match their best streak of the season, Davis looks to help the visiting New Orleans Hornets avoid equaling their worst Sunday night.
Selected sixth overall out of Weber State, Lillard continues to turn heads with averages of 18.9 points, 6.4 assists and 2.2 3-pointers to lead all first-year players.
"I'm not really surprised right now about Damian," teammate Nicolas Batum told the Blazers' official website. "I was surprised a couple of weeks ago."
Lillard was in a groove Thursday, posting season highs of 29 points and seven rebounds to go along with six assists in a 98-90 win over San Antonio.
"I think I've had a few better games even though this is the most points I've scored," he said. "I think this was the best I've done in a game we really needed."
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