Damian Lillard might be the best point guard in the entire NBA right now. That claim has been made by Portland Trail Blazers fans through much of the 2019-20 season, but national writers and analysts are starting to take notice as well, courtesy of a torrid outburst of points and assists during January and February of 2020.
Writing for CBS Sports, Michael Kaskey-Blomain takes up the cry of Lillard Mania, arguing explicitly that Lillard is outclassing every player at his position this year.
He starts with the general bona fides:
Lillard, a five-time All-Star, is in the midst of the best season of his eight-year career.