Damian Lillard’s epic 71-point night drew reactions from across the league. LeBron James was one of many from among the NBA brotherhood who were blown away by Lillard’s shooting masterclass.
Lillard finished with 71 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. He had an extremely efficient shooting night going 22-38 from the field and 13-22 from deep as Portland defeated Houston 131-114.
Here are some of the gems from NBA Twitter.
Best NBA Twitter Reactions
Portland had to post the obligatory ’71’ photo.
LeBron kept it short and sweet but he knew what time it was in Portland.
Kevin Durant had three words to say.
Spida’s mom is already getting on his case.
Zach Lavine and a few others were blown away.
Even former players showed love to Lillard.
Lillard’s current and former teammates got in on the celebrations.
Blazers coach Chauncey Billups called it a “masterful performance”.