Found December 17, 2012 on Crossover Chronicles:
Every morning, we will give you five things from the night before in the NBA to start your day. 1: Lillard has his moment... again Portland had blown a 16-point second half lead. The Hornets were spent trying to get back but Austin Rivers managed a deep 3-pointer to tie the game. Shortly after, LaMarcus Aldridge left the game after rolling his ankle and being helped off the court. There were still plenty of options for the Blazers to turn to: Nicolas Batum, the hot-shooting Luke Babbitt, or even J.J. Hickson. The answer though seemed clear for all that he has done this year and all that he could do in the future for this franchise. Damian Lillard was getting the ball at the end of the game with the chance to win. And was there any doubt that he would deliver? Lillard took the ball from Luke Babbitt on a handoff dribbled back around a screen and sank a cold-blooded 3-pointer with 0.3 seconds left to win the game for Portland 97-94 over New Orleans. If there was ev...
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