Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/8/12
Starting Strong Damian Lillard, one of two outstanding picks by the Portland Trail Blazers in the 2012 NBA Draft, has started his NBA career off on a high note, at least through four games. The young point guard from Weber State has been impressive so far as he has shown all it takes to be a standout point guard at the NBA level. Though there is always room for improvement, Lillard has already put together three impressive performances for a Trail Blazers team that still looks a little young to contend for the NBA Playoffs. Should Lillard continue his progression, however, Portland may be able to find their way into the playoffs despite a roster that is fueled by youth. Through four games, Lillard has played an average of 37 minutes, shot just over 40% from the field, made roughly 94% of his free throws, and scored 19.3 points per game. While Lillard has only played four games and those statistics will fluctuate throughout the season, we have had the opportunity to see him play agai...
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