You’re probably still watching, and rewatching, and rewatching Damian Lillard’s game-winning three-pointer from last night’s 99-98 Game 6 victory versus the Rockets at the Moda Center. And that only makes sense. It’s quiet possibly the greatest shot in Trail Blazes history and a rare series-winning buzzer-beater.
But let us not forget the LaMarcus Aldridge, whose 30 points and 13 rebounds put Portland in a position to have a shot at tying or winning the game with 0.9 seconds to play. And of course, his otherworldly performances in Game 1 and Game 2 were the driving force in the Trail Blazes going up 2-0 before playing a game at the Moda Center.
So here’s LaMarcus Aldridge on Saturday’s edition of “Inside Stuff” talking about his maturation from third wheel of a doomed Big 3 to leader of a team going to the second round for the first time in 14 years.
And here are a few short clips that didn’t make the final cut.