Damian Lillard breaks the record for most goals scored.
Lillard scored 71 points in 39 minutes and 11 seconds in a home game against the Houston Rockets held at Moda Center in Portland, Oregon, USA on the 27th (Korean time).
It was scary from the start메이저놀이터. He scored 41 points in the first half alone. He continued to score in the second half and broke his personal career high score (61 points).
On this day, he attempted 38 shots, putting 22 of them to the rim. He made 13 of 22 three-pointers. This is also a career high.
It was a match that will go down in history. According to ‘NBA.com’, this game was Lillard’s fifth game in which he scored 60 points or more, which is the third highest after Wilt Chamberlain (32 games) and Kobe Bryant (6 games).
According to ‘ESPN’, Lillard recorded only two times in the NBA history when he scored 60 or more points with 10 or more 3-pointers in a single game.
Earlier, on January 20, 2020, Lillard scored 61 points by making 11 3-pointers in a home game against the Golden State Warriors.
In the NBA, two players scored 71 points in a game this season alone. On January 2nd, Cleveland Cavaliers’ Donovan Mitchell scored 71 points against the Chicago Bulls.
ESPN introduced that it was the first time in league history that two players scored more than 70 points in one season.
The game was won by Houston 131-114. Jerami Grant contributed 13 points and Drew Eubanks added 9 points and 8 rebounds.