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But right about this time, the momentum changed. Right about this time, (Damian) Lillard delivered an impassioned talk during a huddle on the Blazers’ bench, lighting a fire under his teammates.

“He was like, ‘We won’t lose this game,'” Batum said. “He started everything.”

Lillard has delivered plenty of passionate pep talks in his three years in the NBA, but this was different.

“I’ve never seen him like that,” Batum said. “Not like that. Not with so much passion. There was blood in his eyes.”

via Joe Freeman of The Oregonian

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