Damian Lillard was determined not to let another game slip away as he bounced back from defeat to the Los Angeles Clippers with a 51-point game against the Philadelphia 76ers.
The five-time NBA All-Star then became involved in a social media spat with Clippers duo Paul George, who had waved from the bench after the finish to the game, and Patrick Beverley, but was back down to business on the court on Sunday.
“After the game, I was irritated with myself, I was frustrated. But it is what it is,” Lillard said of Saturday’s setback. “
He later added during the post-match media call: “Definitely coming into tonight after yesterday, I knew how important it was to win the game.