The NBA has always seen the importance of shot making ability. That to at crucial moments beating the buzzer. It requires a lot of courage and confidence to make the decision with such an accuracy where there is no going back. The word ‘clutch’ in the NBA represents a very few players. But one of them is the Portland Trail Blazers’ star Damian Lillard. He is undoubtedly the most clutch player in the league so far.
Since the 2012-13 Eason, Damian Lillard has made all scoring moments possible. The Portland Guard has been coined ‘Dame Time’ when he beats the clock with his absolute perfection. His ability to clutch is so reliable that the team counts on him in the dying moments of the game. This season, Lillard has added a few more of his Dame moments. Last month against the Chicago Bulls. With just 6.2 seconds left Trail Blazers scrambled the ball from the inbound and it was Time for the Dame hitting the clutch shot. Not only this but everyone remembers the playoff game against the LA Clippers. It was the time for Damian Lillard. His magic showed up once again as the Clippers were eliminated dramatically.
Damian Lillard joins Michael Jordan and Larry Bird in Elite Club
It is now crystal clear that Damian is the layer to count upon in the time of buzzer beater moments. After the game against Chicago Bulls, Damian Lillard has now made it to the elite club. He stands all square with legends of the game like Larry Bird, Michael Jordan and Gilbert Arenas. He became the fourth player in the NBA history to record a 40+ point game that included a game winning buzzer beater.
Damian has now 2 of these games in his career. Lillard has been crucial for the Blazers since his debut. The guard is just 30 now and already into the history in the league. He has a lot to add to his graceful career. Maybe this season the Portland franchise eye the title with their superstar in his frequent elite season.