Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 2/5/15
Damian Lillard's clutch shooting is the latest reason whythe Portland Trail Blazers own the best record in the NBA.A meeting with the Minnesota Timberwolves may not requiresuch heroics.Lillard and the Trail Blazers hope to make things a loteasier on themselves Wednesday night when they try to continue their dominanceof the Timberwolves.Portland (22-4) is on the cusp of sweeping a four-game roadtrip with a sixth straight win after Lillard hit a go-ahead 3 with 0.4 secondsleft in Tuesday's 119-116 victory at Cleveland. That came two days after the2013 NBA Rookie of the Year connected on a fadeaway jumper as time expired tocinch a 111-109 overtime win at Detroit.Lillard's performances went well beyond the clutch shooting,totaling 59 points over the last two games. That includes a season-high 36points with 10 assists and eight rebounds against the Cavaliers, while hisdecisive 3 was his career-best eighth of the contest."There is no explaining it," coach Terry Stottssaid. "Damian had it ...
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