On Wednesday, the Los Angeles Lakers face the Portland Trail Blazers on the second game of a back-to-back. In the first two meetings of the season, the Lakers were able to keep pace with the Blazers until Damian Lillard took over in the fourth quarters.
Before tonight’s game, Lillard answered questions from his followers on Twitter. One fan asked the two-time All-Star guard if Kobe Bryant will come back elite and here is his response:
— Damian Lillard (@Dame_Lillard) February 11, 2015
In 2013, Kobe and Lillard went head-to-head and fans witnessed one of the best performances of that season. The five-time champion finished with 47 points and five assists while Lillard finished with 38 points and nine assists.
Since arriving to the NBA in 2013, Kobe has praised Lillard and the Blazer All-Star guard has shown nothing but respect for the five-time champion. There is mutual respect between the two players as Lillard is set to make his second All-Star appearance in New York City this weekend.
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