Whoa, Damian! Lillard hit nine three-pointers, and the Blazers beat the Heat to complete a 4-1 road trip.
Damian Lillard put up one of the best scoring performances of his career and the Portland Trail Blazers survived a thrilling 115-104 showdown with the rolling Miami Heat Sunday to keep playoff hopes alive. Lillard was on fire all night and scored an incredible 49 points on 14-21 shooting - 9-12 from deep - to put the team on his back and will the Blazers to victory.
With the win Portland improved to 32-37, just one game behind the Denver Nuggets for the eighth seed in the crowded Western Conference standings.