Just for fun, team captain LeBron James should make sure Curry remains in the game when he brings Lillard off the bench. Then it’s on: One of them fires away from 30 feet, the other man tops that, then they’re casting off from the halfcourt logo, and finally unloading from beyond halfcourt. The spectacle quickly falls apart if it’s a dual misfire, but it could be great fun for a few choice minutes if they’re both in character.
Mo Williams played for the Eastern Conference in the 2009 NBA All-Star Game, and he fully understands the enormity of the event’s platform. His team lost that game. His current team — and a lot of others — should be big winners this time around.
Portland Trail Blazers fans don’t need video proof of Damian Lillard’s ability to summon up game-winning shots in clutch situations. They’ve seen it since 2012. For the rest of the world, ESPN tweeted a mixtape of Lillard’s great shots, one against every opponent across the NBA.