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Making Damian Lillard’s Case as a Top 5 Shooter in NBA History

Where on earth is Damian Lillard?

For as long as teams have battled this decade’s Portland Trail Blazers, that’s become the pivotal question, an inquiry capable of determining a game, if not a full-on playoff series. Whether he’s 94-feet away from the basket, or right under it, the premise remains clear: always have eyes on Damian Lillard.

Which, in great irony, provokes a thought: sports outlets across the globe annually produce lists detailing NBA history’s greatest shooters, sometimes stretching it out beyond 20-to-25 players. Lillard’s right wrist commands the utmost respect of the game’s greatest defenders and coaches .